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Papagayo Pura Vida - CLOSED

Main Street, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
4 Jul 2013
“Excellent Seafood”
6 May 2013
“Good place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Seafood, Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Main Street, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2013

We enjoyed several meals here very much, and as a professional chef, I tend to be a bit more critical than most. From sushi to seared tuna with pineapple chili sauce, everything was executed and presented perfectly. Not overly expensive, either (one night the seared...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Papagayo is pretty good-love the garlic butter seafood platter. Not too expensive but not cheap either. Very friendly staff. Went there quite a few times.

Thank cherry251
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We decided to eat here after seeing the menu outside and striking up a conversation with the host (or possibly manager), who is originally from NJ/ PA. The restaurant is large with a lot of seating. They easily had 10 kinds of fresh fish to...More

Thank majesty318
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Everyone knows Papagayo and it is always consistently good. We first tried it 3 yrs ago when we were at the Riu and came to Coco to check things out and now that we've stayed in Coco the last 2 years, Papagayo is place we...More

Thank sunshine32859
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We chose this restaurant for our last dinner while on vacation in Costa Rica. Overpriced wine, average food and poor service added up to a disappointing experience. This restaurant was recommended to us and others have found it to be ok for seafood. We would...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I've eaten hear multiple times, both last January and this January. Every meal has been terrific. The catch of the day is, invariably, super fresh and the choice of styles to have it prepared, extensive. We found the seating comfortable, the view of the street...More

Thank ChrisMrozJohnson
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Really fresh seafood. Outstanding service. Great atmosphere. We ending up the several times during the week.

Thank bailydog1
Reviewed 26 December 2012 via mobile

like i said, nothing special. There is also a burger joint here which is said to be the best in town. probably the worst imho

Thank yeagermeister007
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We happened to go here at last week of rainy season and yes, during lunch, it rained.We moved our seats and table around, no problems. It is in parts, in the open, fair warning. The food and service was great and bare in mind, pricing...More

Thank Cambycam
Reviewed 4 November 2012

On our first night in CR we needed a nice bite to eat. I ordered the red snapper and was very satisfied as the fish was very fresh and tasty.

Thank Brian H
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  • Address: Main Street, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
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