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Restaurante Lidia's Place

) #9 of 98 Restaurants in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin,
Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0598
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patacones” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (38 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner at Lidia's place twice while staying in Puerto Viejo. The fruit drinks were fresh and tasty and we really loved the casado with beef and caribbean sauce. One night we also met Lidia herself who came by to chat with us and...More

Thank KT_PuraVida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you walk of the main drag and visit Lida's place. The home cooked food and juice drinks are very good!

Thank SashaSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I were looking for some spice after 9 days of fairly bland Costa Rican food. The coconut fish curry was just what we needed! The waiter was very helpful. I tried to order the second option with my chicken-- white rice and...More

Thank Denise J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dishes we had were the Caribbean Lidia style chicken with rice and chuleta a la plancha. We were amazed by the taste and the quality of the chicken. It just melted in your mouth. The yellow salsa picante they serve is also very nice...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent our honeymoon in Puerto Viejo. We asked the locals what restaurant had the best Caribbean food and we were pointed to Lidia's Place. We were not disappointed! The jerk chicken melts in your mouth, the rice and beans are to...More

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like very good food at a very good price then look no further than Lidia's. We were not disappointed! The dishes we had were Caribbean style chicken and red snapper in curry and coconut sauce. Both were truly EXCELLENT. For dessert we had...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This soup was recommended by the locals. The food is made with love. The service was great. I could eat here every night. Super fresh made to order. Thank you!!

Thank lizalabo
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Me, my wife and a couple of friends went here to eat. I have been wanting to eat here for a couple of years. I've always heard about it and everytime I came, I couldn't find it or I was too busy. This time, I...More

Thank Freddie W
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful carribean food away from the buzz of the centre of town. Lovely service. Food comes very quickly. Try the most delicious key lime pie.

Thank 957Sue
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I had the chicken with Lidia's Caribbean Sauce, rice and beans, and patacones. The flavors were rich and deep. The meat simply melted in my mouth! So good! The ginger-based hiel drink was bite-you-back strong just the way I like it. The service was quick...More

Thank Stefan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
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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