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Gringo Curt's Seafood & Vistor Center

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Center of Drake Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 6198 5899
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (31 reviews)
“wahoo” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Center of Drake Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We get that Curt isn't everyone's cup of tea, but he tells a good story, is very knowledgeable of the area and wildlife, and fair play to him for doing what he's done. Many of us would like to cast off the conventions and norms...More

Thank Julian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicous fresh fish, always catch of the day in an unique concept! Great portions! If you want to eat fish in Drake Bay; this is the place to be! PS: Ask for the ocean movies of the owner :-)

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Curt has a goal to make all visitors informed about how awesome Drake Bay is. I got all his suggestions in person, but he and his gf have developed a great site for info and recommendations. I ended up canceling 5 days of plans on...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by because we heard about the place from a couple on our previous excursion. I don't eat fish, and after being challenged to not enjoy the dish prepared for me I have to rephrase it to I don't eat fish in any other...More

Thank Kjs5013
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice and cozy atmosphere. There is three things in the menu which all were with today's fish. Great service and a okay wine. All in all a good experience and worth a visit.

Thank carentius93
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A family visit on our last night in Drake Bay. The fish for the day was rooster fish which, between us, we had cooked in two ways: in a banana leaf over the open fire and in tacos, both were perfectly cooked and absolutely delicious....More

Thank selsworth
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

After traveling around for over 40 years I have just been graced with the best seafood meal I have ever had. If you are in Drake Bay and enjoy seafood give this place a try.

1  Thank BonnySteveandDee
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Do not miss out on the fish tacos simply amazing and make sure you are hungry because it is not for light eaters!

Thank rachaelmarykershaw
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Delicious food, great atmosphere, interesting discussions with Curt about life and adventures in Drake Bay area! Highly recommended place to eat and to learn a thing or two about Costa Rica! The size of each served meal is more then enough to feed two people.

1  Thank iddayhiker
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Dinner is catch of the day. Only three menu items. So delicious we went there twice. Meals are huge enough to share and cost $20 for a huge serving of fish potatoes and sautéed vegetables all cooked in a banana leaf

1  Thank Meredyth L
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Questions & Answers
2 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from gringocurt | Property representative |
Like many establishments in Drake Bay, we accept dollars or colones but do not accept credit cards.
16 April 2017|
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Response from gringocurt | Property representative |
We will be happy to place you in the calendar. 1st we need: Number of guests Hotel name Guest name Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you
Craig S
30 March 2016|
Response from gringocurt | Property representative |
7:30am and 2:30pm Safe travels!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of Drake Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Drake Bay
  • Phone Number: +506 6198 5899
  • E-mail
Gringo Curt's Seafood & Visitor Center was established June 2010 and our menu has not changed to date. We have pride in our small menu because it assures that we can provide freshness throughout the year by purchasing fruits, vegetables and fresh fish, locally and daily. There are many benefits to having same day caught fish but one downside is that we cannot guarantee a time that we can open. If we have fish at 12pm, we open. Thank you for your consideration and look forward to your visit Pura Vida!
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