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El Shrimp Shack

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Latin
| Del mercado central 350 al oeste, avenida 3, Puntarenas 60101, Costa Rica
+506 2661 0585
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp burger” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Central American, Latin, South American, Costa Rican
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
| Del mercado central 350 al oeste, avenida 3, Puntarenas 60101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed today via mobile

About a mile walk from the pier and worth the trip. Lunch entrees as large as a dinner portion. Good selection. Tasty. Two entrees, two beers and a Diet Coke came to US$ 33 including tax and ten percent tip. Nice water views. A/C.

Thank svanvoo
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This hidden gem is absolutely wonderful. Awesome food, and awesome staff. The on-the-water setting is fantastic.

Thank Spencer K
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I was on a calypso cruise excursion to Tortuga Island and we stopped here for breakfast before boarding our boat. breakfast was traditional Costa Rican fare (Gallos Pintos = rice and beans, Maduro = caramelized plantains = MY FAVORITE, fresh cheese, and two mini tortillas)....More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We go there for lunch and dinner often. The service is great and the food is awesome! It is a little on the expensive side, but don't let that scare you. Treat yourself to some good food in air conditioning. A rarity in Puntarenas. Most...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The great reviews El Shrimp Shack received on Trip Advisor were spot on. We went for early lunch and found a clean and hospitable establishment. The food was outstanding, although probably a bit more expensive than some of the lower end establishments closer to the...More

Thank AthensBulldawg
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We started an Isla Tortuga tour at this restaurant. Great spot for breakfast! Really nice restaurant and would have loved to try it for another meal.

Thank RayCeb
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly beautiful interior, with quick, pleasant service. Excellent food. A nice break from the heat

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The food was excellent. definitely worth going there for great sea food. highly recommended. ordered Camarones Buffalo for appetizers and Camarones al Triple Sec.

Thank aishaa873
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Food was very good, maybe a little on the expensive side. Neighborhood is kind of run down but once you enter the nice green courtyard you forget about that. Service was good and fast and our waiter spoke English.

Thank Bosnian1956
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Located on the side of a lake, nice place with A/C that is really important as you melt outside, the food is very tasty and the staff friendly. The price is not bad at all, I eat the garlic shrimp and it was amazing and...More

Thank bulansanyi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Central American, Latin, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Del mercado central 350 al oeste, avenida 3, Puntarenas 60101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puntarenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2661 0585
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