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Johnny's Place

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 2000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“your feet” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Caribbean, Pub, Fusion, Central American, Costa Rican
Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We visited twice for drinks. The location is sublime- right on the beach which enabled us to see the sunset. We only stopped for drinks and didn’t eat here- though the food did look lovely. The cocktails were delicious and the staff really friendly and...More

Thank Natily
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We ate right on the beach with gentle waves rolling almost up to your feet. Food was good. Atmosphere great. Friendly staff.

Thank Martin_Jim
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We actually chose this place based on he location - chairs right on the beach!!! Both times we ended up inside because of the rain. No worries though - we had a great meal both times! Particularly enjoyed the ceviche and the beans were amazing!!!...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We spent 4 weeks in Puerto Viejo and this soon became our favourite spot for an evening drink. Location right on the beach is perfect, and the service is excellent. The house wines in particular were good quality and value. Andrea always took really good...More

Thank GreenMountainInn
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We stopped along the beach for a drink and decided to have dinner at Johnny’s Place. We were pleasantly surprised! My husband ordered the seafood with vegetables and I had the shrimp and rice. His dinner was really flavorful. The sauce was delicious and the...More

Thank Jscha4
Reviewed 22 September 2017

As in so many places in Costa Rica the service was excellent. Food was really good and the prices are similar to the rest of Costa Rica. The view is excellent, it is right by the water.

Thank Wendy22Pr
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, drinks, service, and ambiance!! Loved everything about it!! Music was even fabulous!!! Early 80's and beyond! Service was great!

Thank JenCasselli
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is right next to the beach in Puerto Viejo. The set up is nice and they have (or had) an additional tent on the beach. Not sure how they managed the permits for that one :) The food was good and well prepared and...More

Thank Francus
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I can not agree with the other reviewers. Our meal was incredible. I had split lobster and husband grilled snapper. We had Cuba libres that we're fantastic. My daughter ordered fried rice that she loved and she is a super picky eater.

Thank tracyj912
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Always the best place in town to relax and watch the sunset. Friendly staff, good food, and cold beer. Right ON the beach in Puerto Viejo!

Thank MagicChicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Caribbean, Pub, Fusion, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 2000
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