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Papaya

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Gluten Free Options
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200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 9125
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06:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Wed 06:30 - 09:30
Thu - Tue 06:30 - 22:00
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the fresh seafood and open air at this cute restaurant. It was such a nice break from the beef and rice and beans we had had for days on end.

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Thank kelly M
Springfield, Missouri
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was overpriced and nothing was better than what we had at the little shops on the road to the beach.

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Thank DRPamS
Costa Mesa, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about Papaya - the restaurant housed on the premises of Conchal Hotel. My friend and stayed at the little boutique hotel for a week and enjoyed eating breakfasts, appetizers with happy hour, as well as lots of great dinners here during our stay. The food was clearly prepared with love and care using fresh delicious fish,... More 

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Thank getbon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The tipico breakfast, rancheros huevos,(my fav of favs) the wraps, seared tuna on salad greens, coconut flan w icecream, the fresh Cas fruit drink, frozen or over ice....all of it most excellente with fantastico presentation! Elegant and delicious....perfecto! Thank you Hotel Conchal!

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Thank Victoria J
Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast and lunch at Papaya. GREAT service, good food and drinks at reasonable prices and very clean I'm open settings. Very charming.

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Thank Abdi S
New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Super cool setting, fun staff and great food. Sure it was empty early but it seems everywhere in Costa Rica slows down early.

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Thank davidK8154PW
Simon P, General Manager at Papaya, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to visit us we are so glad you enjoyed it! We do slow down in the low season but highly recommend reservations in the high season as we get very busy! Thanks again! More 

NYC
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Cool vibe, everything was fresh and we were more than happy with our experience. Fresh fish, local fruits, home made juices 100% worth trying if your in the area

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great menu selections but wasn't as good as expected. I have been 3 times and all was average. Probably will give it one more try!

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Thank Melissa S
Simon P, General Manager at Papaya, responded to this review

Glad it was average enough to keep you coming back! We highly appreciate your feedback as we are always aiming to improve our product! More 

Oakhurst, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is great food folks! You will not be disappointed. We had two dinners and a lunch (were staying at the hotel). The maitre de is super friendly and attentive. He whipped up a chicken strips for my picky daughter. We loved the food! Easily 5 star.

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Thank Senthil K
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We came here for Mother's Day dinner on our trip to Conchal and were blown away! Amazing fresh food with an attentive friendly staff. We will make sure to come back in the future!

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Thank Ben P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 09:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 9125
Description
Informal dining in a beautiful relaxed environment. Serving fresh seafood, steaks and vegetarian options.

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