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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (14 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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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best restaurants I've been to in my life- and I've been everywhere. The jovial chef himself came out to talk about the specials for the night and the way he described them made each one sound absolutely amazing. I was barely able...More

Thank Cynthia V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well what can I say! A real treat. Great ambiance and the property is beatyful. Was there on their opening night. Fantastic service and food. Will defenetly go back again.

Thank Dante B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious Italian dishes of Liguria influence right in the South Caribbean of Costa Rica, amazing experience!

Thank AdalbertoRF
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great dinner here. Had an extensive lunch earlier so just 2 starters (regular bruschetta and tuna tarter, a day special) and shared a main dish (pasta matriciana). More than enough to serve 2 people. So when you are not so hungry, do not...More

Thank EliseBram
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my best friend went on vaca to CR... We were planning on going to Tiare, given their reviews- but we drove all the way there and they were closed. Reset button. We decided on La Pecora Nera as choice #2, and we thank...More

Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent in every aspect...food, location, service, wine, ambiance. Diversity and dependablility are key, with something for everyone, whether ordering from the menu or nightly specials board. The food is always fresh, perfectly prepared and served in a fairylike setting by a professional, courteous staff. Taking...More

Thank JohnCamille
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Puerto Viejo. Great food wonderful service and incredible location. You will need reservations and suggest you locate it during daylight hours as it is off the main road south of town.

Thank Harry280
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A family member was in this area last year and when she heard we were coming she recommended. We are so glad she did! My husband and I have been in town 3 weeks and just had more family join us so decided it was...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Want a surprise? Take a journey to this wonderful place hidden out in the woods in a beautiful wood structure with people who greet you as an old friend and let you know they're glad you're there. Then settle in because your dinner is going...More

Thank Cleo R
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Who knew such sophisticated excellence could be discovered tucked away just off the beach road in a tiny corner of CR? I recommend a reservation as this place was bumping. We had the fresh lobster pasta, poor little fellow-he’d been swimming freely just hours earlier....More

Thank cathigreen
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April 9, 2018|
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Response from Sharle O | Reviewed this property |
Most appetizers, we share, are 8000 to 10000. I recommend pescado or tuna carpaccio. Pastas 9 or 10,000. Mains are 13 to 16,000. Mains come with a salad, vegetable sides, a starter soup, and house made breads. We share, it... More
January 27, 2018|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
5-10 every day except Monday, when they are closed.
November 16, 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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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