• Sobre las Olas
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Sobre las Olas

Cuisine: European, Italian, Seafood

Price Range: $$

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Perched on the edge of the coral reef overlooking the beautiful coast of Cahuita, Sobre las Olas is a perfect little restaurant that has excellent food to match its ambience. The best seats are...  Read More


  • Romantic Dining, Beach Restaurants, Outdoor Dining, Best Restaurants: "Grab a table outside and enjoy the view."
  • Italian: "Slow down and enjoy slurping mussels while sitting over the waves."
  • Seafood: "Snag a table outside and enjoy the view."
  • Lunch: "Dine before sunset and opt for a table on the sand outside."
  • Local Flavor: "Just when you think this place couldn't be much further along the coastal road as it heads north from Cahuita, there it is. Grab a table outside and enjoy the view."
  • Farm to Table: "Score a table outside in the sand and enjoy the view."
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: If you score a seaside table at sunset, the rest of the evening will come naturally.
  • Best for Beach Restaurants Because: The precious few tables outside on the sand enjoy an unbeatable view of Playa Blanca.
  • Best for Outdoor Dining Because: The tables in the sand are the most coveted spots at Sobre las Olas.
  • Best for Italian Because: Italy meets Costa Rica in this cozy restaurant in Cahuita.
  • Best for Seafood Because: Succulent ceviche and magnificent mussels are among the reasons.
  • Best for Lunch Because: A waterfront view of the Caribbean and delicious mussels make for a memorable meal.
  • Best for Local Flavor Because: The flavors here reflect the Costa Rican Italian union of the husband and wife team behind this romantic local favorite.
  • Best for Farm to Table Because: Fresh seafood is sourced steps away from the tables on the sand.
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Tasting the seaside ceviche as the sun goes down at Sobre Las Olas is a uniquely Cahuita experience.

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