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To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121143
04/17/06 04:28 PM
04/17/06 04:28 PM
Joined: Nov 2002
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Pedro1 Offline OP
Pedro1  Offline OP
I am amazed today I visited the palapa bar and thet charged me 20bzd for four lighthouses-fair enough and I paid and apologised that I had no small money for a tip-I leave and pick up my friend who rents a house with his wife and take him to lunch at Caliente-it is closed-we go back via Capricorn(where we had two beers) to the Palapa.
We stay a few hours the liscencee is there(Jim) and we are talking to him drinking, ordering food (very basic)-point out the french fries were cold etc.-he leaves we call for the bill -it is 185.00bzd-I ask for a break down-22 lighthouses-132bzd-2 Jager 28bzd-2 hamburgers 24 bzd-
I pointed out I was only charged 5bzd per lighthouse a couple of hours earlier-I was told this was not possible-well on further discussion it appears locals get a discount (I own property on Tres Cocos there as does my friend whose wife does get a discount)-when we said can we have a local discount they said no as we do not come often enough to the bar.
TRUST ME -I would never overcharge a client as this lot does -my advice is leave it alone -what a way to run a business-greedy to the max-ps we spent by the far and away the most amount of money in that bar and we will never go back-

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121144
04/17/06 04:32 PM
04/17/06 04:32 PM
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 2,366
San Diego, Ca.
deacon+ Offline
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Thanks for the info Pedro. I will take your advise and stay away.

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121145
04/17/06 04:37 PM
04/17/06 04:37 PM
Joined: Oct 2004
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reaper Offline
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The last time I was there I fell over at the prices charged. Rum punch was priced crazy, like $20bzd or more!

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121146
04/17/06 04:48 PM
04/17/06 04:48 PM
Joined: Jan 2006
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Belikin Bill Offline
Belikin Bill  Offline
My experience in the three times there is overpriced and so so service & food. The location is nice. And yes there are a few "screw the tourist" places in san pedro. I just go elsewhere.

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121147
04/17/06 05:21 PM
04/17/06 05:21 PM
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 10,850
Beautiful San Marcos, Texas
Ernie B Offline
Ernie B  Offline
I havent liked that place since Casey stopped runing n it in the old house with the big poarch. Now that was a fun place on Sunday afternoon,,, not anymore for me.

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Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121148
04/17/06 07:52 PM
04/17/06 07:52 PM
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 865
San Pedro
San Pedro Daily Offline
San Pedro Daily  Offline
Casey just leased the Road Kill Bar on the streetside at Barefoot Iguana...across Canuck's.
Stop by and say hello.

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121149
04/18/06 06:51 AM
04/18/06 06:51 AM
Joined: Feb 2006
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Carbondale Illinois USA
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whats a belikin cost at pedros place ???

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Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121150
04/18/06 09:23 AM
04/18/06 09:23 AM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 790
Albuquerque, New Mexico
mobunny Offline
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132 bzd/22 lighthouse beers = 6bzd. 6bzd a beer is too much? My other question is did 2 people really drink 11 beers a piece? or did I read that post incorrectly? No judgement... just in awe. On the other hand 28 bzd for 2 Jagers is crazy...IMHO Jager is swill and should be used only as toilet bowl cleaner. laugh laugh laugh mo

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121151
04/18/06 09:34 AM
04/18/06 09:34 AM
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 550
Cripple Creek, Colorado USA
mountain Larry Offline
mountain Larry  Offline
This is sad to hear as the Palapa Bar was a place I really enjoyed and looked forward to visiting again in May. Is there someone from the Palapa that can explain these rates?

Re: To the Palapa Bar-RIP OFF #121152
04/18/06 09:49 AM
04/18/06 09:49 AM
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Posts: 991
Middle Penninsula Virginia
Sun&sand Offline
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But, they are really very little beers, Mo. :p

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