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Cafe Playa Negra

Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9351
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“patacones” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Costa Rican, Peruvian, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Sweet place for an open air breakfast. Pretty garden out back and friendly staff. Smoothies are amazing, try one with passion fruit.

Thank Mikaela K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had Caesar salads that came with chicken fingers. They were pretty good, with the chicken being particularly tasty. However, our kids, who ordered off the kid's menu, ended up costing us more than our meals. Even the soft drinks were expensive....More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch. Had the Caesar salad and rice and beans. Good food friendly staff. We'll be back!

Thank lougheedsinlove
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Clean, good, great location. Service excellent . Great views of plays negra. Had breakfast lunch and dinner there

Thank doronbroman
Reviewed 19 August 2017 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
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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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