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Kike's Place

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Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, South American
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playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0834
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant serves Costa Rican food. Nothing fancy but very, very good food. It feels like Costa Rica, it takes like Costa Rica. If you want upscale or fancy eating, this is probably not your place.

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Thank Buck S
Missoula, Montana
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for dinner and it was definitely the hot spot for the locals. We were welcomed warmly, and enjoyed a great Costa Rican meal in the hustle and bustle of a weekend night. If you are looking for a bar atmosphere, I'd start here.

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Thank krschoen
Bayville
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had my first Costa Rican breakfast here yesterday. The food was simple, but very tasty. Great French toast! And the coffee was delicious. Be prepared to wait as the food slowly leaves the kitchen, but it that bothers you, why are you in Costa Rica anyway?

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Thank fm11709fm
Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed atmosphere, good food. Our group of seven ate here twice during our week in Playa Grande. The highlight was likely the Mahi Mahi casada (national dish that includes rice and beans, salad and at least one other thing). The second time we went, the only fish they had was turbot and it wasn't nearly as good (likely frozen).

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Thank 77pmck13
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for breakfast and the food was ok--but what really brought me back was their house made hot sauce. It was amazing, I bought a bottle to bring home.

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Thank Dana F
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great locals food that ranges from $7-20 for dinner. They have huge portions and it's definitely worth the money. They have a wide range of options from salads/soups to rice dishes, meat/seafood dishes, burgers/sandwiches and pasta. I got a rise with seafood (~ $9 ISD) and my friends got local compact dish. All of our food was delicious and we... More 

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Thank Olga B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, nice atmosphere. service a bit slow by american standards...friendly staff. large portions. authentic costa rican food. best value and taste here. we stayed in PG for 7 days.

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Thank Cindy B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Se description of comment. Food was OK, nothing to write home about. Server was super friendly, environment was comfortable for families.

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Thank slaughma
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend this place for the market and staff. Family owned a good asset to the community. It was near the Pizza restaurant and the start of Playa Grande

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Thank Lou L
Seattle, Washington
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived late and was happy to know that Kiki's place was open. We had been traveling all day with some of the usual hiccups and arrived later than expected. Kai (the owner of Casa Linda recommended). And we were very happy! The chicken asado plate was perfect! Grilled chicken with french fries, lightly dressed salad, and rice all on one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, South American
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0834

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?