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Cafe De Playa

$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Pub
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Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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Playa Panama, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Coming to Coco Costa Rica you want to experience meals on the beach, good service, great food and comfortable surroundings. The recently purchased hotel that houses the restaurant does exactly that at a reasonable cost and of course the gorgeous sunsets are free.

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Thank TicaChica506
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Just awful. We went to eat in family, and I do not recommend it at all. The food took almost 1 hour to arrive us. And we waiting so long, for a dull, disgusting and tasteless food. And to top it off, we were charged $ 240 for four people. HORRIBLE

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Thank chichip124
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I enjoyed the welcome and the fast service at the cafe de playa. The service was excellent and so was the food. Great wine selection as well. Wonderful view of the beach.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

An absolutely elegant dining experience in Coco Beach! If you'd like a quiet dinner in a lovely setting, reserve a table at Cafe De Playa. Reservations are not necessary, but available. The food was delicious and the service impeccable. Enjoy the sunsetting over the water as you delight in culinary sensations and special cocktails. Definitely the best dining in Coco... More 

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Thank GoffedIt
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The food is good, ask for the "appetizer" menu and you'll see more options. They have a hamburger that is amazing! Great Tico food too. Go just before sunset and get the best view while eating! You an go just for drinks too- the best Piña colada in Guanacaste! My kids love it there too. They like to sit in... More 

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

What I liked about this place was not only the great view of the beach and good food, but because we ate there, they let us use their lounge chairs and said we could use the swimming pool as well. They were very accommodating which made for a great day at the beach.

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Conifer
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent service food and atmosphere. In my opinion the best place in Coco for sunset. The three cheese portobello mushrooms are to die for. I am salivating just thinking about them. Nicely done!

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Thank Bruce W
Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My sister and I went to this Café for lunch & thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was very good as were the prices, not to mention the scenery! Would definitely go back & highly recommend it

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The food is good, and the specialty tequila is excellent. You can have coffee here early in the morning as well.

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We enjoyed our fresh octopus and seafood risotto at the Café. The setting was very lovely. However, the meal was quite expensive for the area and maybe not quite worth that price.

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Thank Rachel M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?