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Caliche's Wishbone

) #15 of 120 Restaurants in Jaco ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Latin, , Vegetarian Friendly
Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 3406
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poke bowl” (20 reviews)
“black beans” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (73 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Reviews (521)
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1 - 10 of 475 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant has been a mainstay of Jaco for years but it was only until recently that I ate there on the recommendation of a friend. He suggested the tuna tacos and they were fantastic. The shrimp tacos are also outstanding and from what I...More

Thank Syddigs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was great and very attentive. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was good. I definitely recommend it!

Thank Leyane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Foods great. Loaded stuffed potato second to no one. Service is slow but your in jaco. Pura vida !! Also the pokie is awesome

Thank choppa65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in jaco. It's the local surf hang out. They have the best service and food for as long as I have known. Thanks caliche for 23 years of amazing food and vibes!

Thank LifestyleServices
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was only so-so and it was the most expensive bill of our week-long stay. The service was great and so were the cocktails.

Thank Austinag89
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The food, service and place is really good. They are very popular for their pizza and their reputation is lived up to it (they don't only sell pizza). I would highly recommend if you want to find a decent place that's not Los Amigos or...More

2  Thank Daniella C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The food was delicious and very affordable. I made it a point to eat there before I left the red snapper was soo good and the sugar cane cocktail I had two.

1  Thank Antonio W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's no wonder that Caliche's Wishbone has been in Jaco for over 20 years. Not only is it an excellent restaurant - great, fresh food, original recipes, wonderful drinks (you can bury me inside a coconut margarita), it's also a community hub. The salads are...More

1  Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Although the reviews are high, I had an experience that was so so @ best! Very nice people and meals were fine, but were disappointed based on feedback from reviews. Nothing special, wouldn't return.

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food was SO GOOD. We ended up going for dinner two nights in a row. Super friendly waitress despite a slight language barrier. Prices might be a bit higher than other restaurants but it's totally worth it. Large portions, lots of variety and so...More

1  Thank Sadie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 3406
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In the hub of Jaco's surf community, Caliche's Wishbone has been slicing and dicing up it's recipes since 1995.The Wishbone is well known for its unique mix of casual to exotic ingredients , from pitas to poke, tacos to tuna, pizza to pad thai, we have the dish for you. So come to the local hot spot, order up some fresh catch, get the kids a pizza and enjoy the view. WiFi and people watching FREE!Pura Vida,The Wishbone Tribe.
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