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Cafe De Playa

££ - £££
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International
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Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While in Coco I come here almost daily. I stay on the beach and relax. They offer beach lounges, so you do not have to lay on the sand. They have great selection of mixed drinks for refreshments. For lunch I love tuna tartar. It is very fresh. They also have large selection of other food on the menu. Sometimes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant twice for dinner. While the menu is small, the food is excellent . We had avocado/shrimp appetizer which was delicious, I had the coconut Shrimp as main course and my husband had the seafood pasta, which was great as well. The iced tea was the best we had in all of Playa del Coco. One... More 

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Thank Liane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the nicest if not in Coco Beach. Quiet and relaxed with friendly prompt service. Had the seafood spaghetti once and had to go back the next day to have it again. Spending 2 months in Costa Rica and I'd put this one on the list. Very beautiful beach front location.

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Thank Doug S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Highlight of our trip! Appetizer - Mixed tropical Ceviche - truly outstanding, best ever !!! Entree - coconut shrimp - delicious !! On the beach, enjoy the sunset - fully embraced the Pura Vida mantra Service is always excellent.

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Thank Anne W
Fischer, TX, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped at Cafe De Playa for lunch and enjoyed both the lunch and the view! The chicken quesadilla was delicious and large enough to share among two people - coupled with a cocktail, it was the perfect lunch!

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Thank Patricia D
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent, the service was good, the sunset on the beach was perfect but very overpriced drinks and wine made the evening a bit shocking. We will not be going back to eat or drink, the sunset can be enjoyed without the cost.

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Thank Grace D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and the atmosphere of the outdoor seating was perfect. A little slow but it's all about pura vida down here, no hurrying allowed. At the end the spectacular sunset was the perfect setting for an engagement!!

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Thank Trevor H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stop at during walks up the beach in coco, wonderful ambience in a beach setting, great for happy hour and sunsets

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Thank SGM Tully
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely situated, I stopped by this restaurant for my first meal in Costa Rica. I had the shrimp ceviche and it was simply delicious. My friends had the fish and chips and they liked it a lot. Nice spot.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place is very well situated on the beach in Coco. But the prices are simply not worth the experience, sorry. Will not go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621

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