La Pista is the the Spanish word for 'runway'. Located at the Airport Landing Strip, this is a great place to pass time waiting for a flight or to watch the activity of Golfito's national and charter flights from the outdoor dining area. Great home-style cooks prepare traditional local plates and bar favorites.  As a popular locals 'party spot', weekends can be quite lively-especially during high season. Full service bar.    Snacks, Lunch and dinner.

harbor and island views from their dining room and bar. Enjoy a comfortable and casual atmosphere with an international mix of popular menu selections from seafood to burgers. Their menu offers to cook up your catch of the day if you've been lucky fishing! Full bar with great appetizers make this a favorite choice for enjoying Golfito's sunsets. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Buenos Dias is the perfect meeting place in the center of town. They feature a large variety of international fare including breakfast, lunch, dinner & sweet treats  - Consistently well prepared.  Hamburgers to pasta and full plate meals. Refreshing snack concoctions include, a Nutella Shake, Chocolate Milano Cappuccino, or their Ginger-Mint-Lemon Smoothie! Bright and modern atmosphere complete with air conditioning.  

Villas De Oros  -  DRIVING? If you are driving and don't want to stay in Golfito, Ojochal is on the way from San Jose. Just a short drive from Uvita and about 1 1/2 hours from Golfito, it is a very nice small hotel located right on the highway. Rooms are spacious with a small kitchen and cooking area. Don't want to cook? Several good restaurants close by.
harbor and island views from their dining room and bar. Enjoy a comfortable and casual atmosphere with an international mix of popular menu selections from seafood to burgers. Their menu offers to cook up your catch of the day if you've been lucky fishing! Full bar with great appetizers make this a favorite choice for enjoying Golfito's sunsets. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Soda El Muellecito is a perpetual local favorite where the ferry boats to Puerto Jimenez pull in and taxi boats for hire come and go daily. Those who reside out along the Golfo Dulce coast often moor their boats at the ramp alongside here while shopping in town- appreciating the convenience in this rendezvous spot. A central stopover for a quick coffee with home-style Costa Rican typical foods prepared exactly as a 'Tico Mama' would.   Breakfast and Lunch.
Samoa del Sur is in a very spacious and ventilated area overlooking the entry to Golfito Bay and is a great place for watching vessels as they enter and leave port. The restaurant specializes in seafood dishes and specialty pizzas. They also offer a wide variety of international and national dishes from pasta to pepper steak. Their unique bar, shaped like a sailboat, is located in the center of the restaurant and offers festive tiki bar and traditional drinks. Lunch and Dinner.
El Ceibo Restaurante is best known as a traditional dinner house with selections from Pasta to Filet Mignon. Located at the 'gateway' into Golfito as you come down the hill and round the corner to the waterfront. They are handsomely decorated with a full bar and wine list - They've created a nice atmosphere for a special night out. Lunch and Dinner.
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