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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” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (24 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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Reviewed 18 December 2015

stunning view, nice people, fantastic food. a must if your in the area. i would say that it should most definitly be on your list if your going go out to dinner in the area.

Thank repsol21
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I have been here several times and I continue to be amazed by Andrea & Paola's art. They have tasting menu that changes, so you are surprised every time. They also have a regular menu available. A must if you visit Guanacaste, you will not...More

Thank Agamboaj
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Abbocato was the highlight of my trip. I knew it was going to be special when the chef comes to your table without a menu to explain the coarses that would be served. Everyone was was sooooo friendly which made us even more excited about...More

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Great restaurant. The chef and maitre d make you feel warm and welcome immediately. A superior level of service and graciousness as well as cuisine.

Thank capha11
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Abbocato was a highlight of our week spent in Playa Hermosa. It is a treat for all senses - the place has amazing views of the ocean, delightfully decorated, perfect music to go along with a 10 star dinner (and did I mention outstanding service)....More

1  Thank Patty D
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This restaurant was the best experience we had while visiting Playa Papagayo. It is owned and run by Paula and Andreas. Paula is Costa Rican and her customer service is impeccable. Andres, her husband, is Italian and the chef. He prepares a different daily menu...More

3  Thank anavarro22
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Fantastic restaurant with top notch chef - kudos to Andrea and Paula for a super meal. 15 PR professionals (a tough crowd) had a fantastic time. Two beautiful menus - seafood and meat - excellent wine - could have been at a top table in...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I went with my wife and kids to Abbocato, I have just one word AMAZING! Relaxed ambience, elegance, perfect decoration, 10 star service, personalized to the bone, Food is... out of this world. Paola and Andrea make you feel like part of the family. Listen...More

Thank Sebastian J
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Had dinner there last night with friends from the States. Can't say enough nice things.. atmosphere, quality, presentation and service, all excellent. Third time there so it's not a fluke.. don't miss it.

Reviewed 27 October 2015

We ate here twice during our one week stay in Playa Panama, because it was SO good. The first time we came in- probably under dressed straight from a beach excursion. We weren't sure it was open, because it was lunch and the parking lot...More

Thank Lindsey L
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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
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, 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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