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Sabor Espanol

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Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Grass Valley, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Sabor Espanol literally changed our experience at Uvita. The owners quickly felt like family, and the food was the highlight of our day! We came here 4 times during our stay. The bacon wrapped banana and chicken is delicious, but truly so is everything on the menu. There is no equal for refined, delicious and high quality food in the... More 

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London
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Pretty restaurant, great service, the potatoes with aioli are lush. All I would say is avoid chicken and mango, salmon and coconut and the bacon and banana dish. They are grim. Everything else was nice

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Thank T_Daly
Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Owned by a very friendly Spanish, her staff and chef are also wonderful! We ordered a strawberry salad, brave potatoes (to die for) and a mixed paella for 2. Everything is so yummy. Services are "white gloves" I have to say, the restaurant is also very romantic at night time. We came a bit early so beated the crowd and... More 

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Thank Saggie
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a small bite and drinks, and had a great time. Atmosphere was lovely, food was delicious! We had the stuffed avo and chicken banana bacon skewers and they were amazing, along with the Spanish sangria. Our waiter was incredibly friendly and attentive, and the chef came out to say hi and check on us. We will... More 

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Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is our favorite place to take our guests for a top notch meal. Lots to choose from on the menu, all good. My wife LOVES the salmon dinner. The owners are super nice and really aim to please!

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Bergen, Norway
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

we had a lovely dinner here on a rainfull evening in july. It looks lovely and tastes good. We have a little house in Spain and go for a lot of dinners there. >This can match the quality we look for in Spain.

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west palm beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

It pains me to give Sabor Espanol an average rating. The owners are fantastic. The service was excellent. The ambience was very nice however the food we had was average at best and priced at a 4 or 5 star restaurant. We ordered a Seafood paella that was a huge disappointment in fact we wondered why so many TA reviewers... More 

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Redding, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We really enjoyed this small, but charming restaurant! The food was delicious.and the services was excellent! Our group of four all especially enjoyed the homemade sangria, the gaspacho soup, and the stuffed avocados! Making reservations is recommended as they only have tables for about five groups. Also bring US dollars or Costa Rican colones as they don't accept credit cards.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A must dinner in playa Uvita. Lovely dinner with excellent service and attention. We had the mariscada as main dish and it was awsome!

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Thank nwaugh
Silicon Valley, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Sure we had to wait for it...but it was worth the wait! My kids went bonkers over the paella. And the bacon wrapped chicken and bananas were da bomb. Just remember they don't open until 6pm, only take cash, you'll need to be patient, and the restaurant seating is all open air. All that said...it was our best dinner in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?