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Sabor Espanol

Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood paella” (23 reviews)
“stuffed avocado” (18 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful family restaurant that really makes you feel like you're in Spain! We had the stuffed avocado, seafood paella and the coconut salmon were incredible. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Francesca C
SaborEspanol, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Francesca, thank you very much for these nice words.

Reviewed 21 April 2018

Its a long way down the road, but worth the effort. Homemade sangria, dont bother with anything less than a pitcher, youll be going back for more. Seafood paella will not disappoint!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Parked at the restaurant then walked to the beach, saw the sunset on the beach, then back for a wonderfulr dinner. Had a party of seven. Best sauces with entrees, be sure to try the coconut curry sauce, but all were fantastic. Made us feel...More

Thank paulbbq_sc
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hello Paulbbq!! Thank you so much for write about us. Always we try you feel like at home! It was a pleasure to have you at our house. We hope see you again! Montse Alvarez - Sabor Español

Reviewed 30 March 2018

Highly recommend visiting if in Uvita. Located by the beach in Bahia at end of dirt road, this spot is fantastic. Family run, the food is fresh and made to order. Outdoor seating, great ambiance, delicious menu, great wine list. You may want to make...More

Thank MSpahn
Reviewed 24 March 2018

So very happy we had dinner here. It was our last night and we wanted to make it special. Sabor did not disappoint. It is well off the beaten path and please do not be alarmed for the location, it is very close to the...More

Thank Erin G
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello Erin! Thank you very much for your nice words. We are very happy you choose us for your last dinner trip, and you enjoyed it !. Our priority is our customers are happy with the food, ambiance, service..... thank you very much to appreciatte...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is a rather nice Spanish restaurant hidden down a dark dirt road in Uvita. Although somewhat hard to find, the labyrinthian exploration by car in the dark was still worth the effort. The Chef, who hails from Ibiza, personally takes the order at each...More

Thank hurlp
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

sorry i was very disapointed, i red on tripadvisor it was the number 2 restaurant in Uvita with many excellent comments but for me the paella was not good no taste like boiled rice with some boiled meat and a very little seafoods, it seemed...More

Thank Olivier P
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hello Olivier, I am really surprise with your rewiew. I remember perfect you, I am the owner, the "friendly woman" that you comment. The chef is my husband Heri, spanish too, we never change, always he cooks. He came to your table many times to...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

A great little place tucked away near the beach. Book as it gets very busy. space is limited but the owners are delightful and try to fit you in. Try your Spanish out. Excellent paella and good fish and meat dishes. We loved it. As...More

Thank cher008
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, service and atmosphere!! Delicious seafood!Highly recommend to anyone looking for authentic local restaurant. Call ahead for dinner reservations.

Thank schopinskyk
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I am a local here and we love to come on special occasions to El Sabor, the food is authentic and delicious.

Thank pilarcostarica
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you Pilar for write this rewew, besos !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$17
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
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
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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