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La Costanera

8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
+1 650-728-1600
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (40 reviews)
“causa” (8 reviews)
“beef heart” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Peruvian, Seafood, Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was a wonderful experience . . . from the ceviche tasting plate all the way to the coconut papaya panna cotta. I tried a Pisco Sour for the first time, and it was a delicious drink. The ceviche tasting platter was a delightful...More

Thank Gina V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter person was annoyed by our questions about the drinks and food and it took a long while even to get water. The main turn off was that our main courses did not arrive at the same time and my husband and my son...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go frequently - and the food is always outstanding. Last night we shared a red snapper ceviche (I'm not a big ceviche fan, but I agreed to take a bite - well . . . we almost ending up fighting over the last bite...More

Thank Maggiejake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by this restaurant on our way down to Santa Cruz one night. It looked good and we were not disappointed. First of all, the view is amazing. It's on top of a cliff overlooking the ocean. Sunset was spectacular! Dinner was good -...More

Thank flygal2015
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great food, good wine, killer dessert, and a view of the Pacific Ocean made for a wonderful evening. This place was recommended to us by our b&b. Glad we went. Service was good as well. Afterwards we were able to walk along the beach and...More

Thank Apprider
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A wonderful find along the California coast. The food is excellent, very creative. The drinks are great too. Terrific ocean view: watch the sunset!

Thank travelingfool33
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was our first time trying out a Peruvian restaurant. What a great experience. This was an interesting building, with eclectic decor, and a great ocean view. We were seated quickly at the time of our reservation, and there was immediately someone giving us water...More

Thank NinaTrav
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We were at Montara state beach and the restaurant looked nice from the beach, so decided to give it try. The host was young but not too friendly. Server was attentive and helpful. Food was served so fast, it was brought to the table only...More

Thank pinkchouchong
Reviewed 29 August 2017

La Costanera makes the most of its location. It's perched above the beach with three levels of dining looking out tall windows. We've had Peruvian food before but it's a bit better here. The ceviche sample was excellent; though not exceptionally varied. The empanadas were...More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My South American-born DIL took me here for a celebratory dinner. We shared the cerviche sampler, shrimp cicioppino and Peruvian-style spare ribs. The food was rich, mildly spicy and yummy. We washed it down with a modestly priced, chocolatety cabernet. A real feast. The waiter...More

Thank Jennie P
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Janice P
27 June 2015|
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Response from Steveroo | Reviewed this property |
Casual to fancy - but not shorts - lovely place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montara
  • Phone Number: +1 650-728-1600
  • E-mail
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