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Tasty Waves Cantina

) #15 of 99 Restaurants in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca American, ,
El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0507
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (221 reviews)
“burrito” (35 reviews)
“fries” (31 reviews)
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American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After today's lunch here, we came back for the evening. Enjoyed the tasty, light tacos and burritos. Friendly staff and loving the British music choice! It's a funky beach side surf bar and restaurant with its cats and dogs. Great selection of drinks including craft...More

Thank 721Riley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Tasty Waves! Seriously good tacos and lots of fun events throughout the week. We came here several times on our trip. Trivia Night is not to be missed!

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to be on a Tuesday! They have 2x1 tacos and some drink, ladies night for a bit, a bond fire, a band and later a DJ. The tacos looks small but they are filling and very tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank MariPeralta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed Tasty Waves twice during our stay. Great food, funky, cool atmosphere, friendly owner and staff, fun entertainment. The shrimp tacos are to die for.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is everything you want in a small beach town: good food, cool ambiance, great location (across the street from a popular beach), and reasonable prices. Their happy hour is one of the best in town and their tacos....mouth-watering. This was the last place...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and a fun place. We kind of expected more food, but we enjoyed and had a great time. It's more like a lunch kind of place than dinner.

Thank sunmarino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Puerto Viejo 3x and I eat and drink at Tasty Waves every time I'm in town. I'm actually returning in August and can't wait to hang out again. I love the laid back vibe of the place and the food can't be...More

Thank midwestclimber
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The food was great, buy you don't get a fair exhange rate when you pay with dollars. They charge you 15% extraMore

Thank Teun E
Bryton2424, Owner at Tasty Waves Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind review and for stopping in. We have always kept a flat rate when exchanging US dollars to make thing easier for the guests and for us considering it fluctuates daily. We always suggest using the local currency anywhere you go for...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere and their waitress were wonderful and pleasant. Loved their tacos. Good drinks and across from the beach

Thank Sheri M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The tacos really didn't live up to much, the fish wasn't fresh and there were only 2 tiny prawns in my other taco - overall it wasn't very overwhelming. However , we did watch the woman singer serenade a crab. A bomb fire was set...More

Thank Danielle H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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