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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patacones” (28 reviews)
“rice and beans” (38 reviews)
“chicken” (42 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were 5 days in Puerto Viejo - there are many nice restaurants in the area, however we ate 3 times at Lidia´s Place because the food was very very very good :) If you are looking for delicious authentic food, a relaxed atmosphere, nice...More

Thank katabaran
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by one of our local nature guides when asked about where the locals go for amazing Caribbean food. His recommendation did not disappoint. The food here was so delicious and fresh. My husband and I both had the jerk...More

Thank Kelsey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far our family's favorite restaurant in Puerto Viejo. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu-- great atmosphere, friendly staff and reasonable prices!

Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The food is absolutely delicious there! Rice and beans, patacones with chicken are divine! Try the 'agua de sapo' the toad's water...it is veeeery nice! It's not what you think and it's worth it!

Thank Clement P
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Had the carribean chicken Casado here and it was absolutely delicious, super tender and served with the usual rice, patacones and salad for around 8 dollars..The staff were friendly and even brought me extra carribean sauce for my chicken.. a good value local restaurant, thanks...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We went the whole family and I had shrimp in coconut curry sauce and rice and beans, and my plate was great others had fried fish, meat and shrimp rice and they where all pleased. I go back for sure.

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Not only is the atmosphere friendly with its open patio seating under a shaded covering with fans, but the food - which is after all what you came for - is mighty fine. Lidia, the mother of 5 sons who began cooking meals for people...More

Thank Sanyika C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I had lunch at Lidia's our second day in Costa Rica. Hands down favorite from our whole trip. The staff was very friendly and Lidia was a joy to be around. I order the Caribbean chicken and it fell off the bone....More

Thank ethoman
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Delicious rice and beans! Wonderful service, patient and understanding of special requests. Thank you!

Thank Zaida U
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Lidia’s on the back of the many incredible TA reviews and it did not disappoint. Had the Caribbean beef which was slow cooked and utterly delicious. Met Lidia herself who cooked our meals which was a huge highlight. Do yourself a favour and taste...More

Thank Svujcich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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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