Top Choice Caribbean in Puerto Limón

Soda El Patty

This beloved nine-table Caribbean eatery serves up delicious patí – flaky beef turnovers stuffed with onion, spices, and Panamanian peppers – along with sweet plantain tarts and heaping plates of rice-n-beans (the s…
Soda in Guápiles & Around

Soda Buenos Aires

Situated 600m west of Taco Bell on the south side of the main highway, this popular soda (cheap, informal lunch counter) is a good bet for early-morning breakfasts and affordable casados.
Costa Rican in Guápiles & Around

El Rubio

The clutter of pick-up trucks out front is a clue that you've stumbled on to this popular family eatery serving grilled fish, roasted meats and bocas (savory bar snacks). Our favorite is chifrijo, rice and beans stu…
Supermarket in Guápiles & Around

Más X Menos

This huge supermarket is 800m northeast of the bus terminal, along Guápiles' eastbound main street.
Caribbean in Puerto Limón

Caribbean Kalisi Coffee Shop

Belly up to the cafeteria-style counter at this friendly family spot and cobble together a plate of coconut rice, red beans and whatever Caribbean meat and veggie dishes are cooking today. Also recommended in the mo…
Vegetarian in Puerto Limón

Macrobiótica Bionatura

This macrobiotic grocery store sells healthy vegetarian foods, vitamins, and all things made of soy.
Market in Puerto Limón

Central Market

You can find affordable meals at the sodas here.
Supermarket in Puerto Limón

Más X Menos

This huge supermarket, 200m north of the bus terminal, is useful for self-caterers.
Seafood in Puerto Limón


On the beach at Playa Bonita, Reina's has loud music, good vibes and plenty of mariscos (seafood) and cerveza (beer) on the menu.
Supermarket in Puerto Limón


A decent, affordable grocery store.