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Sabor Espanol

Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood paella” (23 reviews)
“stuffed avocado” (14 reviews)
“flambe” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had great friends come to visit us here in Uvita. We are less than a 5 minute walk to Sabor Espanol. Our first time here was absolutely wonderful. The owners, OMG, so nice! The food that night was spectacular! So good that we went...More

Thank scooter0318
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the seafood paella and were blown away by how good it was. We've both had paella in Spain and this was definitely the best! The staff were so enthusiastic and lovely and very helpful with information about how to get home. We...More

Thank Nomad717537
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nomad, thank you so much for this nice rewiew. It was a pleasure for us too to meet you! See you soon !

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We came here the last two nights they were opened. Closing down for the wet season. Will be back end of November. I can’t say enough about this place. The food and ambiance were all amazing. Chef was delightful. First night was better than the...More

Thank Kathydesigner07
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Another great dining experience on the eve of their closure for the season. Montse and Eddie gave us warm welcome, and the food was exceptional. The gazpacho soup is the best I've ever had, and even my husband enjoyed it (and he hates tomatoes!) and...More

Thank Joumana K
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello Joumana, thank you for your nice words. We reopen in November. See you in two months !!

Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had no reservation and had to come back the day after, but it was worth it ! at the end of the village, near the seashore, a very nice experience with this Spanish couple, first established in Monteverde and decided to move to Uvita....More

Thank Xavier1111222333
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Food and service was amazing! The stuffed avocado was a delightful starter. I ordered the salmon with coconut sauce which was cooked just right and topped with a flavorful, yet sweet sauce. My boyfriend ordered the chicken skewers with bacon and banana. I was skeptical...More

Thank Ashley N
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had a great return visit last night - everything we had was wonderful. As so many have said, don't miss the tropical salad. We also loved the stuffed avocado, chicken in mango and the beef filet with grapes and red wine sauce. Highly recommend.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went here to sample the paella that so many have written about. It was excellent! We ordered the mixed paella for three and we are 2 adults and 2 kids (both kiddos big eaters) and we had done felt. However, we stated with a...More

Thank 4WilsonsUK
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Nice change from the typical Costa-Rican food, this small restaurant serves Spanish dishes including a nicely done paella. Prices are not cheap.

Thank Nico P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

That was a nice evening eating great spanish food. I really like the surroundings and the restaurant atmosphere. It looked a bit like if you were lost in the jungle if there are no cars parked. The staff were extremely nice and helpful, even the...More

Thank Clement P
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Clement P Thank you very much for your apreciattion, and for write this nice rewiew! See you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 8768 9160
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Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.
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