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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
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Main Street, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2012

The grammer and shrimp soup is the best that I have eaten in all of Central America. The service and the attention to detail were both excellent.. I would have no problem rating the food as foyr star.

Thank James L
Reviewed 22 September 2012

We stayed at El Coco for three months and loved all the fresh seafood at Papagayo Restaurant. We tried several catch of the day which included ahi tuna, grouper, and sea bass. Watch out for the drinks though because you could be paying more for...More

Thank Cosmosis_12
Reviewed 17 August 2012

We visited this restaurant last night and had mixed reviews. I got the mahi mahi with Dijon and mushroom sauce...it was amazing. My husband got the red snapper with garlic and it was bad. Not that fresh and way overdone with the garlic. I struggle...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Small portions for large $$$. The drinks are very tasty but we were confused about the prices on the menu and ended up paying lots for food that wasn't that good. February 2010

Thank Suzie R
Reviewed 13 June 2012

During our one month stay in Playas del Coco in April, we ate at Papagayo 3 times. While not the absolute best food ever, it was nonetheless quite tasty, though we were not at all fond of the garlic bread served wtih every meal. We...More

Thank lovesthesun-7
Reviewed 29 May 2012

horrible service, food expensive, wait staff adverse

Thank TravelTomDee
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Great food! Fresh and delicious see food! Wish we would have eaten there more than once because so many things on their menu looked so good!

Thank happycouple0427
Reviewed 26 April 2012

My husband and I were the there April 16, 2012. The service was wonderful. The food was fresh-cooked. The tastes were heavenly. The plates were prepared as if in a 5-star NYC restaurant. This place is a gem. Don't be fooled by the facade. Go!...More

Thank jcfingers
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Great food...the Gramma's Shrimp and Corn Soup is outstanding....and huge! This may be all you need to order.

Thank TorontoKim_T
Reviewed 15 April 2012

This was honestly the best red snapper I have tasted and ( I ordered the large one for $13). Place is very nice and enjoyable. The pasta my kids had, i have to say, was average at best. But not bad either. I would definitly...More

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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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