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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago

We came here twice on our recent trip. The drinks and drink specials were great. We luckily went on a Sunday which meant happy hour all day! We tried the chips and guac, shrimp, chicken, and fish tacos, and several different drinks. Everything was fresh...More

Thank Kelsey C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty waves is the perfect place to have fun, meet new people and have fun!! The food is good, and so are the drinks!! À must go in puerto viejo!!

Thank PaulineG1434
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for the tacos, stayed for the service…and beers…and more tacos…and movie night…and everything. Make sure to make this a stop, so much fun

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Costa Rica a few times and this is one of our definite stops for food and company. Freshly made food with cold drinks and fantastic prices to go with everything else. This is a must stop for anyone that visits Playa Cocles.

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty waves is one of my favorite places in Puerto! seriously incredible food and people. Here you will find a family and a good time. Trivia nights on Thursdays are a total blast and karaoke Saturdays are SO MUCH FUN! I lived in Puerto for...More

Thank Blaine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tasty Wave drink is their house specialty and wow is it wow good! Their food was excellent and wish we had found it sooner as a really fun and friendly place to eat.

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We really enjoyed this place. It seemed like a place where the ex-pats from the area hang out, with good reason. The drinks and tacos were very good (got the beef and fish tacos) and our waiter was pleasant. The place had a cool, relaxed...More

Thank crobin772
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This place is super laid back, they have great staff and activities on different nights. Trivia prizes on Thursday were awesome and the karaoke night on Saturday was a real treat. They have some of the best drink specials/prices and they're just located a bit...More

Thank industryKE
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Such a great location! We popped in for dinner after a day at the beach. My husband ordered the Veggie Tacos and I had the Shrimp Tacos with cilantro sauce. Yum! Both were excellent. The freshly made chips and guac were tasty too!

Thank angryporcupine
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Jeremy from San Jose was the nicest waiter we’ve ever had in Costa Rica! He and the food is the reason we stayed

Thank Benjamin W
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
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
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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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