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Coco Loco

££ - £££Caribbean, Latin,
Flamingo Beach Road | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 6242
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna tacos” (89 reviews)
“churrasco” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Flamingo Beach Road | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to go back to this restaurant twice within one week. Casual Flamingo beachfront dining at it's best. Friendly servers, fresh unique menu choices, creative drinks and it's affordable. The Ahi tuna tacos and Swordfish wrap came in generous portions & were so good!...More

Thank mlbrooksBremerton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned from Costa Rica and spent part of the week in a house next door to Coco Loco. The restaurant had a divers menu and many wonderful seafood dishes. The chocolate volcano was a hit with the entire family, but the most amazing...More

Thank Jeff_Morris1300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere. Right on the beautiful beach and stunning views! The food was delicious and not too pricey!

Thank EasonJen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playa Flamingo is one of the quieter beaches near Tamarindo and this restaurant seems to be the only restaurant/bar that is situated right at the beach. Perfect for a glass of cocktail or lunch after spending time at the beach. The beach-facing view -- simply...More

Thank Rachel Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff with great views you can't sit ocean side I had the tacos which were amazing

Thank arbmac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You seriously can't NOT stop and eat at Coco Loco. It's like a rite of passage if you come to Flamingo. Our friends kept telling us how fun and great it was and it did not disappoint. We had the coffee rubbed skewers and they...More

Thank Mrstywiltbank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate a few times here while staying at a resort nearby. Every meal was fresh, and amazing taste. The drink menu also very good. Price is affordable and seating is either by the beach or at restaurant patio area. (no indoors or A/C) Definitely...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beachfront restaurant is right on the gorgeous Playa Flamingo in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. Great food, drinks and awesome service. The staff was super friendly and accommodating and did not mind when half our group left the table to body surf when...More

1  Thank DaveinSac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Tamarindo near Flamingo. I love Coco Loco because they have very good sea food, and It is one of the only places where you can eat rice&beans in the caribbean style (with coconut milk). If you like coconut you will enjoy this...More

Thank Helen-Soto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

staff was very nice and welcoming, and the food was fantastic. Fish burger, meat burger, shrimp salad and chicken sandwich were all very very good. drinks were also great quality. Prices are not cheap but right. We had lunch at the very beach. only bad...More

Thank tarigax
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Suzanne L | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't remember. Sorry.
Brian K
29 April 2016|
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Response from rugelus | Reviewed this property |
Visa and MasterCard only.
27 June 2015|
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Response from Michele P | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel, the RIU, is about 50 minutes from Playa Flamingo, which is where you'll find the Coco Loco restaurant. If you're renting a car, it's not (THAT) difficult to find, the "Ticos" are very nice and will give you the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flamingo Beach Road | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 6242
A casual beach restaurant offering gourmet local cuisine at very reasonable prices. Feet in the sand outside or covered area. Gorgeous sunset view or watch the waves any time of day. Open for lunch and dinner. Visa and Master card accepted. We close annually from September to November for the rainy season.
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