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Restaurante Lidia's Place

Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0598
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“patacones” (28 reviews)
“rice and beans” (38 reviews)
“chicken” (44 reviews)
11:30 - 20:30 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food, very homely feeling and its a must visit if you’re in Puerto Viejo. I highly recommend the rice and beans since its the states best dish

Thank anacriiss96
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an iconic place, where you can enjoy a good rice and beans with Caribbean chicken. I recommend the shrimps with vegetables. The service can be improved, especially the quickness of it. After that everything is good.

Thank berny128795
Reviewed 3 days ago

are you looking for local food in the Caribbean? go to Lidia´s Place, the best rice and beans of the area, you can order it with chicken served in caribbean sauce. They also offers juices made at the momment with a variaty of local fruits....More

Thank Alejandro C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and were quickly seated with good service. My partner went for the chicken option and I went for the red snapper. The chicken was moist and the sauce was good. The red snapper came with a tasty sauce but a lot...More

Thank Tamoor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in the evening. We had prawn salad and red snapper curry both good. Attentive service. My only negative comment would be I wish they would turn the telly off and play some local music to create some atmosphere

Thank Libran_Lovely
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful find, flavorful foods, fantastic fruit drinks and excellent service. Comfortable vibe, good value. Shrimp, snapper and chicken dishes were all memorable. (Kids’ hamburger was “meh”.) Highly recommended!

Thank DavidandAngela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Miss Lideas warmth and pleasantness highlighted the charm of the restaurant befitting of the king sized portion and quality of THE best place to eat locally. Can’t speak highly enough of this little gem, hidden off the main road away from the hustle and bustle,...More

Thank Rodney D
Reviewed 2 October 2018

one of the best local caribbean restaurant in puerto viejo, you can get all kind of food. very god service and fresh food every day. the best quality of food

Thank casagalim2014
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Soda Lydia on our recent holiday to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. We had an excellent authentic chicken, rice, beans and plantain meal which is highly recommended and well worth a visit.

Thank AnonDundee
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had the steamed snapper and the Caribbean style shrimp great food and service and a great price. Oneof oyr favorite lunches on our 20th anniversary trip.

Thank Karen B
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24 October 2018|
Response from VisitorfromNH | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I'm not sure. We paid cash. If needed, there is an ATM near the beginning of the street (it's located at the end of the street) where the restaurant is located.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0598
Small family owned restaurant in town. I don't thing there are any street addresses there.
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