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Hotel Restaurant Cantarana

Palm Beach Estates | Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0486
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tuna” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Palm Beach Estates | Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a VRBO near this restaurant. Jenna and her sister were running the cars and tables. They were both sweet and friendly. They ended up suggesting a lot of options for our group too. The whole restaurant is outdoor which is great when...More

Thank Daniel577
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Unpretentious, friendly, romantic and relaxing. My family and I were staying in palm beach estates and had several dinners and a breakfast at Cantarana. Jenna, the manager, and her staff were friendly, professional and just all around pleasant. The food was great, hence the multiple...More

Thank AllieClash
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We ate here twice on our trip to Costa Rica. Lovely morning spot for brunch, and a great menu of drinks and entrees for dinner. They accommodated a large group of us for dinner. We all had a great time and would definitely go again!

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting Playa Grande for 5 years. We ate at Cantarana about 3 years ago and honestly, we were a little disappointed. 3 years later we gave it another try and it was awesome! As we were dining, we spoke with Jenna, the...More

Thank Promhd
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is the hotel we ended up staying in after checking out of Hotel Las Tortugas. Such a great alternative! Very clean, felt safe, great staff, good prices!

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I had two great dinners here, and one "ok" breakfast. First off, if you've done some looking around at restaurants in Playa Grand you've probably noticed already that the price point is high. This restaurant is no exception. For breakfast, I felt the price was...More

Thank Mikella M
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Mediocre and overpriced breakfast. After 7 great breakfasts in Costa Rica, we stroke out here. $7 yogurt and granola, $8 supermarket pancakes mix and very tiny portions.

Thank simon d
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Stopped here for dinner during a thunderstorm. The cocktails were good and food was wonderful. We had the special buffalo pizza which was more a bbq pizza than (america) buffalo pizza. We shared 2 entrees and had leftovers for the next day. Nice place and...More

Thank sheem1010
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Small party (20) booked two months in advance and the kitchen was totally understaffed. Food was good but service from the kitchen was horrible! Some had already left before final entree was served!

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Really a very good hotel just 5 or 6 rooms, a good pool quiet place Breakfast in the morning is good, you have choice even if sometimes you have to "fight" with birds which come and steal jam pot on your table. Folklore cost rician...More

Thank Philippe A
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19 July 2015|
Response from Cantarana | Property representative |
Thanks for asking, we do not have a dress code and shorts are absolutely fine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach Estates | Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0486
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Cantarana
Our atmospheric restaurant on the second floor is surrounded by tropical tree tops. It is a unique place for an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy your evening with a candle light dinner. Our Chef stands for passionate and creative cooking. Classic or modern, all is prepared with fresh, high quality products and the extra special something that makes eating at Cantarana an extraordinary culinary highlight. Casual dress is perfect. We are closed on Friday.
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