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Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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All reviews taco chicken burger bbq night ate here prices are reasonable make reservations lunch or dinner hermosa beach tuesday sunset playa margaritas specials sand
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Reviewed 2 February 2021 via mobile

Amazing food!!! Great service and good prices. The view is unbelievable and I highly recommend. Trisha and David

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 2 April 2020

While the hotel needs some updating and the bathrooms are in serious need of a remodel, the proximity to the beach, service, staff and all meals whether breakfast, lunch or dinner are great! You can even use the hotels lounge chairs out on the beach...for sunset and the bar will serve you directly!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 20 March 2020

We stayed a week in Playa Hermosa and ate here for dinner three times. The service and food was the best of anywhere we ate in town. The staff are hard workers and provide the best service! While their menu prices include the service tax...we always tipped more. We went on Saturday BBQ night, and other nights we ordered off the standard menu. They do not have a "kids menu" but they accommodated the special request of our picky eater. Never a disappointment. Their Mango and passion fruit margaritas are the best (and I am not a margarita person)! Their pina coladas are amazing as well. They are on the beach and get busy so make reservations or get there early!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020

Food,service and bevies are great. Staff very friendly. Prices are reasonable, the conversion from colones to usd is correct as well as your bill. Dont miss bbq night, reservation is required

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 2 March 2020 via mobile

Varied menu with great selections. bbq night is absolutely fantastic as is taco Tuesday! Fantastic, friendly staff

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Has specials on Tuesday TACO TUESDAY Fish,chicken and beef tacos only in the restaurant. Wed BBQ NIGHTS SAT BBQ NIGHTS andsupposed to be starting up retro Thursday's. Happy Hour 5-7 rum and gin specials.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

We stayed at the El Valero hotel and ate at the restaurant multiple times, both breakfast and dinners. There taco Tuesday are very good along with there Wednesday and Saturday BBQ'S. The food is very good, but the service is better. By staying there, we...got to know the servers very well and they took very good care of us throughout our stay. As soon as we came out in the morning, they would have our drinks ready for us. A+ for the servers.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 13 February 2020

Went for lunch-not too busy. Very laid back- no rush. People were playing cards/reading at their table. As long as you have a beer in front of you’re all set to people watch and enjoy the view of Hermosa Beach. On beach at a small...modern boutique hotel. The burger and club sandwich were excellent. Excellent valueMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 8 February 2020

Very good food and drinks and you are right on the sand. We went a bunch of times during out week stay.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 3 February 2020

This is a good little beachside restaurant to stop and have lunch. It is well situated and has a good selection of meals.

Date of visit: January 2020
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16 November 2019|
Response from Happiness757598 |
Very reasonable ! Only restaurant you can get a good baked potato with butter and sour cream
24 April 2018|
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Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
Oooh. Such a harsh review about. El Velero is not dirty or disgusting. If by dingy they mean dark and gloomy, that would be another no. This is a 3* hotel that is clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful... More
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Response from Patti A | Reviewed this property |
It's from 4-6pm. But it does not include beer or all mixed drinks, cocktails. The drinks are reasonably priced for a resort bar. I think that their pina coladas and strawberry margeritas were around $6. - same with other... More
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