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La Pecora Nera

3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (64 reviews)
“carpaccio” (14 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always an excellent experience for both the meal and the discussion with the chef! I highly recommend the place.

Thank olivierbeaume
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here one evening. Recommend making a reservation. The food was absolutely amazing if you are a foodie it is a must to visit. The staff was so nice and the owner was very accommodating. He actually has a wine cellar that he...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was divine, service was impeccable, and the ambience was romantic. They gave us vegetable soup to start with and it was so tasty I could’ve had 2 more bowls. I had the ricotta ravioli in pink sauce which was perfection. My boyfriend had the...More

1  Thank hansleee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an out-of-the-way place you will not be sorry you visited. Amazing ambiance. The staff take your happiness seriously. To that end, the chef/owner will personally greet you and talk with you about your food choices. The wine selection is formidable also, especially considering...More

Thank cbpestow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. Even though it took a lot longer than anticipated for us to get seated, I enjoyed this little taste of Italian seated deep in Puerto Viejo. Definitely make a reservation because it takes a while to even get inside the restaurant (it's...More

1  Thank dinaliu1
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had dinner here on New Year's Eve and it was definitely our best meal during our two weeks in Costa Rica! We are very familiar with Costa Rica, and no one should be swayed by the fact you have to drive a few meters...More

1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had dinner and it was absolutely amazing. He ordered a risotto and I ordered gnocchi. We had a bottle of Prosseco. The owner is very friendly as well as the waiters. It a perfect place for a romantic date or a...More

Thank Gabriela M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and friendly staff. The food is great! We were in for pizza. But next time I will follow the chefs suggestions absolutely. Perfect place if you like Italian food. Take a little more money than the other places around and make a...More

Thank Timo G
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We did visit the pecora nera on Jan. 2nd. Wow, what a surprise when passing the gate. You feel immediately the spirit of the place. Warm light, designed with heart and style, very clean and with atmosphere. And then, what a warm welcome and service....More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Even though you could find plenty of places to eat, from typical Caribbean food, to various generic restraints in wide price and quality range, LaPecora Nera stands out with qualities that definitely qualify it as fine dining. Not overwhelming but good variety of Italian dishes,...More

Thank ivolvo
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27 January 2018|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
5-10 every day except Monday, when they are closed.
16 November 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490
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