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Restaurante Lidia's Place

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Latin,
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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the best local caribbean restaurant in puerto viejo, you can get all kind of food. very god service and fresh food every day. the best quality of food

Thank casagalim2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Soda Lydia on our recent holiday to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. We had an excellent authentic chicken, rice, beans and plantain meal which is highly recommended and well worth a visit.

Thank AnonDundee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the steamed snapper and the Caribbean style shrimp great food and service and a great price. Oneof oyr favorite lunches on our 20th anniversary trip.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very kind, as we wanted to change a few things of a plate and they made it all happen. Organic chicken in carribean sauce was delicious, as was the patty de carne (empanada with meat). Prices were good!

Thank atika_1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When the locals tell you where to eat, you listen! This place was recommended to us by several locals, and we were not disappointed! Home-style Caribbean dishes (I had the Red Snapper, my boyfriend had the mixed seafood dish) with coconut rice and beans and...More

Thank VisitorfromNH
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 24 August 2018

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 7 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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