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Cafe Playa Negra

) #3 of 8 Restaurants in Playa Negra $$ - $$$ , Peruvian, Latin
Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9351
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“plantains” (4 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Peruvian, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fresh food and awesome atmosphere. We loved the classic Costa Rican plate with chicken. Everything was seasoned perfectly and drinks were good!

Thank irish0live
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Our family of three ate at Cafe Playa Negra tonight. Food was fantastic with a nice variety. Atmosphere was fun. As mentioned in other reviews they project movies (no sound). Today they played a nature documentary which was fun for our 8 year old. We...More

1  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Cafe Playa Negra! The neighbors informed us of their hours and we came for dinner one night. The waitress was very kind and attentive and we had a great meal. Definitely stop by Cafe Playa Negra when you are in...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We ate at CPN 3 times during our recent trip to Playa Negra, twice for dinner and once for breakfast. We really enjoyed the environment of this café. It has a really great vibe. The music was great, and I loved the videos they had...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

stopped by for a beer and ended up having an amazing burrito and mahi, wife had a cple tacos that were the best ever

Thank Chad V
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Split a traditional Peruvian ceviche and fish burrito along with a couple pisco sours and we were happy. Very casual yet well presented. Gracias.

Thank Kaquita66
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went here on a Monday night and it wasn't that crowded. Very comfortable with an open environment and a smaller hotel as part of the property. Nice touch with surfer videos showing non stop in large scale on one wall the whole night, with...More

Thank wiskaysin
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This was the best place in Playa Negra in all categories. The atmosphere was super chill, all good vibes. The staff was outstanding. We were not hotel guests, but we were still treated like family. At first we weren't sure if it was a public...More

Thank Jaclyn B
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Just finished a week in Playa Negra and I think we went there almost every day even if just for a drink. The white marlin especial was perfect. The tuna ceviche was great and even better with patacones. Even the burger was great. Don't miss...More

Thank ysustg
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and food is really good. Very close to the beach with reasonable prices for both lodging and food compared to places right on the beach. Right in middle of the town so easy walk to all the other places within playa negra.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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23 February 2015|
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Response from sonny d | Reviewed this property |
You c have a great walk:)! From road entrance of Peace Retreat (not their gate entrance) it is a 1/2milewalk to Cafe Playa Negra. On that side of town which is called 'Los Pargos' there is a very small mom& pop store... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Costa Rican, Peruvian, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9351
  • E-mail
Great food and prices for the adventurous that want to try the energizing peruvian ceviche or for the most conservative that want a fine Tuna steak or a good hamburguer. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Surf videos, bar and great music.
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