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Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0073
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Central American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
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A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing food Tasting menu and dinner with the scenery is fantastic The chefs and waiters are always taking care of you Lunch with octopus salad, tuna and the cannelloni was amazing Favorite: Abbocato cocktail

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are about to eat at Abbocato for the third time during this visit to Costa Rica, and I. CAN’T. WAIT! The ambiance is lovely, the food is outstanding, the wine selections and signature cocktails are delicious. And it’s all wrapped up in the warm,...More

Thank Jody P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rolled into this place wearing baseball caps, and ripped jean shorts not knowing how fancy the atmosphere was. This didn't matter one bit to owners/chefs. Everyone treated us like royalty! We were made to feel so at home there, we didn't want to leave....More

Thank hk2000442
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The four of us opted for the individual selections instead of the price fixed 5 course meal. We all had some thing different all were beyond comprehension. Chef Paola was our waitress and explained the many variations available to us of the many ingredients available.....More

Thank proquipincbill
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We made reservations for Abbocato from the states due to the great reviews on Trip Advisor via email. We were lucky that they had just reopened after a 2 month break. They change their menu daily and we were delighted by a choice of Meat...More

Thank Lexibelle
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were seated last on the last evening prior to their 2 month hiatus. The food was cooked to order. The owner/chef came out to make sure we were pleased and we were. If you're nearby you need to spend an evening here. Time and...More

Thank Love2EatPhilly
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Recommended by El Mangroove hotel and 5 minutes away. As a New Jersey guy the last thing I ever eat when on vacation is Italian food as it rarely can match home-cooking - but this place nails it. Chef is from Italy and ingredients are...More

Thank DillyScarlet
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt, this will be the best meal you have in Costa Rica. We came here to celebrate my parents' 37th wedding anniversary. We loved the food and our experience so much, that we came back to Abbocato for a second meal while staying...More

Thank Carly D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We came to have diner at abbocato. We first went by to make an reservation at 12 o'clock and they advised us to come early so we could watch the beautiful sunset. We had an amazingly good diner. Everything was perfectly onganized. We first came...More

Thank Thomas v
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great food, ambience, and wonderful service! Paula was ever so polite, kind, and helpful. Andrea is a fantastic chef and also made the effort to introduce himself and ensured that my orders were just right. Extremely good service and I very much enjoyed everything that...More

Thank Sean S
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Sherry C
10 August 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hola, Sorry but not we do not have this service. Abbocato
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23 January 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes we can help you, please write us to our webmail or call (506)2672-0073. Regards, Abbocato
Michael B
7 June 2016|
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Response from relaxing_dad | Reviewed this property |
That would be the last "seating time", definitely not when they close. Not sure if they are open this June, like many others, as it is a very slow time in the area. Definitely call ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo  >  Playa Panama
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0073
  • E-mail
To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
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