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Selvin's

main road to punta uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0664
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (21 reviews)
“patacones” (17 reviews)
“chicken” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
main road to punta uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Affordable, delicious, homemade food. Service with a smile. Cozy outdoor casual atmosphere. Super fresh seafood and daily specials. Plus, from neighboring lodges, u can ride your bike there!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as I was staying in their cabins I decided to eat there as well. It is a well known restaurant by locals as well as tourists; and the chef didn't disappoint. The portions are generous! we were lucky to have a live band play that...More

Thank nedu1973
Reviewed 8 May 2017

You can not miss stopping by this place, make sure you have time since they usually take a while to deliver your food but it is definitely worthy, you can zip a couple of beers while waiting, enjoying the relaxing environment

Thank Nilton B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Selvin´s is a typical caribbean restaurant. It was one of the first, if not the first restaurant in the Punta Uva neighborhook. This time I visited for late lunch and experienced a very tasty Rondon and the typical Rice and Beand. The Rondon is a...More

Thank Raguilarq
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Food was well prepared and high quality - I think in Costa Rica its customary to just bring dishes out as they are done because we never received all of our meals at the same time in any restaurant including here.

Thank Jaybe_7
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Selvin's serves the very best rondon (seafood casserole) available on the Costa Rican Caribbean coast. Do not miss it, it is a Caribbean delight.

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We each had the lobster, but also tasted the rondon (spelling?). I do not like fishy taste and that soup did not taste like fish. It had crap and fish in there, but tasted like the coconut milk. Our lobsters were so good. I would...More

Thank dorothym603
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Unless the food is really something special, we can't overlook bad service. Unfortunately, the food was just OK. A friend with us had the soup (Mondon I believe) which our waitress said was the best in Costa Rica. It's basically a fish soup with crab...More

Thank nancy t
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and quick service! We didnt have to wait long and food was fresh. Most plates include rice and beans which tastes real good. Patacones rock as well.

Thank Oscar S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Was very much looking forward to trying this well reviewed local institution on one of the few days that it opens in the week . When we did we were looked after by a lovely young embarrassed waitress and the menu looked good , but...More

Thank suffolksimon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main road to punta uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0664
  • E-mail
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