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Tasty Waves Cantina

El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0507
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (41 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Max was our primary server. He was great. Read his customers well. We cycled past a couple times and planned to pop by after a beach session (right across the street). after our 2nd bicycle mishap we popped in finally sooner than anticipated. Pleased we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chillycheeks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the 2 for 1 cocktail special! I enjoyed the Caribbean punch! I also had a delicious bbq pork sandwich with great fries! Our waiter was fabulous!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jkturnerstl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had quite a few meals here and it is our favourite place to eat in Puerto Viejo..Great burgers..Tacos are to die for 🌮🌮🌮..Cocktails are lush..food is fresh and the price is very very cheap! This place has a chilled,laid back hippie vibe,the staff are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AmandaF4462
Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience at Tasty Waves has always been an enjoyable one. Recommended dishes: • Taco Tuesday Taco's (chicken, marinated beef, fish and shrimp options, in-house-made tortillas) • Burgers (they recently started making their own handmade buns in-house) • Burritos (fairly well-sized burritos that all come...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FibonacciExpat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good the suffer burrito was really good. The fries were super good! Would definitely eat here again!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lauriee998
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very nice and the place itself was very cozy. The people who work there are very friendly. We were there on a Saturday night and there was karaoke. It was so so much fun, and the drinks were very very cheap too....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DemiNetten
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Need some good cocktails, chill atmosphere and excellent pub grub? Its easy to get sucked into a whole day, or night at this friendly and delicious spot. Burgers, tacos and in excellent well balanced cocktails. They also have a good selection of craft beer and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RoziJingles
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This surf cantina just steps from Playa Cocles was one of my favorite places in Puerto Viejo. Monday is movie night and Taco Tuesday ends with an awesome party. All the servers are total charmers!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Spent almost an entire day at Tasty Waves. The cocktails were delicious, and Garrett was such a great bartender! These guys were so welcoming! Highly recommend for any Puerto Viejo visitors!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brandi P
Reviewed 30 October 2018

If you like good, American bar food this is your place. The burritos and fries are especailly good. They also have wifi and are right across from an amazing beach popular with surfers. Best part, though, was the staff. Brighton, the owner, went out of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank billmccamley14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0507
  • E-mail
Tasty Waves is more than a humble cantina in beautiful Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, it's a lifestyle. We always strive to become your "home base", giving you local advice on where to go, what sites to see and how to get the most out of your journey or vacation. Our staff is more of a family and we always want you to feel welcome in our home. For the most part it's a relaxed atmosphere but don't get me wrong, we know how to party. Tasty Tuesday has become the biggest and most anticipated party of the week and we always show you a good time, so good that we close on Wednesday to clean up the aftermath. Thursday is Trivia Night, Friday is R.E.H.A.B., Saturday is Karaoke, Sunday Funday and Monday is our Movie Night with new and classics running on our 100" projector screen. Stop in, say hi and have a shot of Guaro with us. Tasty Waves Cantina ~ Livin' the Dream
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