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Pescado Loco

$$ - $$$Peruvian, ,
| next to El Velero Hotel, Playa Hermosa 11502, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
25 May 2017
“good vibe but overpriced food”
14 Feb 2017
“Friendly staff”
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Peruvian, Grill, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
| next to El Velero Hotel, Playa Hermosa 11502, Costa Rica
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21 - 30 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2015

A great place to get a taste of authenticity. As a woman alone be aware that you are a mark for robbery. Do not carry valuables and do not walk on the beach after dark. Go to this bar with others and enjoy it but...More

1  Thank AlisonStoodley
Reviewed 22 December 2014

I was searching for a small family-run seafood place in Playa Hermosa and Pescado Loco was it. Ordered what was fresh each day and had amazing shrimp, sea bass, red snapper and soup. The family that runs it are very nice and welcoming. There's a...More

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 28 April 2014

From the outside, this looks like a hole in the wall. Inside though you will find a nice dining area with excellent food. My fish dish was moist and tasty as was my wifes selection. The staff didn't speak a lot of english but the...More

Thank enochNH
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My wife and I wandered into Pescado Loco on night, and we were the only tourists there. However, within minutes, we felt like we were home. Despite our limited Spanish, Floribeth communicated wonderfully with us, and recommended some of the best Mahi Mahi that we...More

Thank jphmoney99
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We chose this place because it seemed popular with the local Ticos. From the time we ordered until we were served, it was over one hour. Meanwhile there was one table of four who were eating, two other tables had already been waiting before we...More

2  Thank Oobydooby
Reviewed 8 February 2014

This place is in the dusty back alley of the El Velero Hotel with vintage furniture and ambiance High prices during Tourist season and be prepared to drink lots of beer to wash down the dust generated by the traffic.

Thank frannie1155040
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Upon entering this small eatery, you feel you're in the kitchen of a close friend. Locals flock here, always a good sign. The folks in charge greeted us warmly and were patient with my Spanglish. Home-style cutlery and glasses add to a comfortable feel. The...More

Thank psullivan904
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Way over priced. Supposed to be a "soda". Either this place has two menus or they have only one with really inflated GRINGO pricing. BTW, I live here and will never set foot in there again.

1  Thank RT P
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Very authentic food and the owners were very patient with my limited spanish. Ricardo sat down with me and talked up a storm! Had lunch and dinner here it didnt disappoint!

Thank JLS4Mex
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Had the opportunity to eat at this lovely local restaurant twice while staying at the Condovac resort. This restaurant is delightful and the fish is some of the freshest I have had in some time. The whole red snapper was well-prepared as were the local...More

Thank fatyth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Peruvian, Grill, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | next to El Velero Hotel, Playa Hermosa 11502, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
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