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Sabor Espanol

Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood paella” (23 reviews)
“stuffed avocado” (16 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The owner are cooking and serving the food. They are really nice and welcoming. We went there the 2 nights we were in Uvita and the food was delicious. The stuffed avocado; palmito salad and paella were amazing. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Sarah Lee F
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Best food, so delicious!! Chef and staff extremely caring, friendly, and fun. Quiet and cozy place. Must try while in Uvita.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was the dining highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. Highly recommend the sangria and paella. Great atmosphere. The restaurant is owned and run by a husband (chef) and wife (waitress) team and their service and appreciation for customers is second to none. **...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This cozy atmospheric spanish restaurant is tucked in the jungle down a long dirt road -- so worth the trip. This was our best meal during our week long stay in the Ballena area. Our dishes were all excellent -- steak, shrimp with whiskey and...More

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

What an amazing food experience. Everyone found something on the menu that they each thought was some of the best food ever eaten. From the stuffed avocado and mushrooms as starters to grilled shellfish, chicken with bacon and bananas, grilled snapper, coconut salmon we all...More

Thank brianroden1
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This place feels very local and relaxed. Food is fresh and well portioned. The owner seems to be there mostly all the time. Nice beer and wine selection. Food was local and delicious.

Thank luckyfordogs
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

From entering this little family restaurant you feel the warmth and family vibe. The Spanish couple running the place takes service to a new level. The chef came out and made sure our main course was to our satisfaction and his wife were there and...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We had one of the best meals we've had at Sabor Espanol. Excellent classic Spanish food. Starting with the cold almond-garlic soup (even more excellent with their suggestion to sprinkle some chopped ham on it). Also very good gazpacho. Excellent fish in white wine and...More

Thank JolietJakeBlues
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Nice service in a hidden place, a very family business in the midst of the local green jungle near the beach.

Thank ytnagel
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for your comments. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of Tapas and Sangria. The sangria was pretty good and the Tapas were also very tasty but the service was just great. Chef asks exactly how your like every dish which gives a very personal touch.

Thank Camilo M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 8768 9160
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Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.
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