Top Choice Seafood in Cahuita

Sobre Las Olas

Garlic shrimp, seafood pasta, or fresh grilled fish of the day come accompanied by crashing waves and sparkling blue Caribbean vistas at this sweet spot owned by a lively couple. Cahuita’s top option for romantic wa…
Top Choice Caribbean in Cahuita

Miss Edith's

This long-time local restaurant serves a slew of Caribbean specialties and a number of vegetarian options. The service may be laid-back, and some dishes aren't spectacular, but the spicy jerk chicken and potatoes st…
Caribbean in Cahuita

Chao's Paradise

Follow the wafting smell of garlic and simmering sauces to this highly recommended Playa Negra outpost that serves fresh catches cooked up in spicy ‘Chao’ sauce. The central Playa Negra open-air restaurant-bar has a…
International in Cahuita

Café y Delicias

Greet the morning with a cup o’ joe and a warm cinnamon roll, or unwind in the afternoon with a refreshing jugo. Breakfast offerings include French toast and bacon, while the lunch menu revolves around salad, spaghe…
Caribbean in Cahuita

Reggae Bar

Exuding a friendly, laid-back vibe, this soda serves sandwiches and pastas on a wooden deck hung with green, red and yellow lampshades in the heart of Playa Negra. Reggae music and waves crashing on the beach across…
Seafood in Cahuita

Restaurant La Fé Bumbata

Chef and owner Walter, a Cahuita native, serves up tall tales and tasty meals at this reasonably priced spot. There’s a laundry list of Tico and Caribbean items, but the main draw is anything doused in the restauran…
Italian in Cahuita


The menu here revolves around pizza, pasta and other Italian-themed mains, but it's better known for its regular movie screenings. Free movies are shown every night, as are two-for-one cocktails from 5pm to 10pm.
Costa Rican in Cahuita

Soda Kawe

This humble spot on Cahuita's main street serves delicious, reasonably priced casados cooked over a wood fire. Breakfasts here include free coffee; other meals come with your choice of fruit drink.
Pizza in Cahuita

Pizzeria CahuITA

As the red-white-and-green color scheme implies, the ITA here stands for Italy, motherland of the two expatriate families who opened this excellent, unpretentious pizzeria in 2013. Grab a seat at the aluminum tables…
Steak in Cahuita

Palenque Luisa Casa de Carnes

In the corner veranda of an old house, this cozy spot specializes in filet mignon, tenderloin and T-bone steaks, but you'll also find plenty of other savory treats, including chicken in jalapeño or coconut sauce, po…