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Bar y Restaurante El Coco

££ - £££
Seafood, Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Pub
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Main Street | 50 metros sur de los Planteles del ICE Dominical, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0235
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Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Chur, Switzerland
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223 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed her for one night and then left again. Its a very cheap place to stay and you get what you pay for. Small, damp room with shared, messy bathrooms and the shared kitchen is dark and uninviting. Best thing is the location with the surf spot across the road. The staff was not very inviting and didn't really... More 

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Thank swiss_globetrotter86
Cartago, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The restaurant has great beach view, fresh air and open space. The food is good, goo and acceptable price. Also is good just for drink a beer.

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Thank Carlos C
Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Ask if they have fresh tuna. If they do it is great. Friendly staff. Take mosquito spray! OK mixed drinks.

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Thank Conde1967
Ojochal, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Never go wrong with a lunch at Cocos on the beach in Dominical. Staff is always super friendly, and food is consistent and very tasty! Watch the surf while having lunch is the best.

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Diego V, Propietario at Bar y Restaurante El Coco, responded to this review
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Muchas Gracias por visitarnos, estamos para servirles, y siempre es un gustó atenderlos More 

Port O Connor TX
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We ate here our first night in Dominical. Was highly recommended by Max, our hotel owner. We had the seared tuna with mashed potatoes and a coconut/spicy sauce. Was very good and in front of the beach.

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costa rica
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This place is right in front of the beach and was a great experience. The prices were very reasonable given the location and the portions were ample. My wife wasn't too pleased with the wings, but the girls had casados (local lunch special) and loved them. I couldn't quite decide, but the waiter suggested the tuna steak and it was... More 

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We really liked El Coco - feels like a lot of locals eat there. Service was really friendly and the food was solid - nothing unexpected, just basics done well (great grilled chicken, fried rice, quesadillas, smoothies, etc.).

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Thank Lauren S
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

El Coco was a nice surprise, we had been going to another restaurant at the other end of the board walk. One night we wanted a change. El Coco hit the spot. Friendly waiters/waitresses, nice view of ocean, sunsets and good food. All the service providers are excellent. Ronny is super. Over the several months we have been here in... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Not bad especially local Tica meals. Nice people fair price. Good selection of beers and a great location. So far the best place we found near the beach.

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Thank AOPRodney
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We went there to eat in the afternoon, parked our car on the property next to the restaurant. We got out of the car and when we came back my bag was missing. When I told the employees that my bag was stolen they acted indifferent, not very helpfull. I went to the police immediatly. At least the sent somebody... More 

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Thank Alpensteinbock

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | 50 metros sur de los Planteles del ICE Dominical, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 2787 0235

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?