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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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“tacos” (211 reviews)
“burrito” (36 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank billmccamley14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little spot across from a wonderful speech for surfing hanging out! Loved their taco Tuesdays with live music! Tacos are delicious and they are two for one onthis Weekly deal! Sarah is and outstanding server & her smile is infectious!

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to watch American football on the projector and enjoy yummy tacos. The drink specials are good during happy hour. A lot of the staff are ex-pats and all are English speaking. Dog friendly too!

Thank tashaslawson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, and great selection of craft beers at a good price, which was a nice change from the local beers.

Thank shauna k
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I loved this place. Tacos and chili guards were both amazing, and Jeremy's service and hospitable nature left us feeling right at home...and like we wish we could have come back the next day. Thanks for everything, tasty waves!

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Along the main road, just off the beach sits one of my favorite places ever. Tacos (especially on Tuesdays!), burgers, wings, chicken tenders (seriously the best in town), and so many fantastic drinks. A great place to party on Tuesday night, sing on Saturday night,...More

Thank Kev_Amy
Reviewed 13 September 2018

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 10 September 2018 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 8 September 2018

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 5 September 2018

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
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2 tvs is enough
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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
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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