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“Excellent”

Restaurante La Farola
Ranked #27 of 104 Restaurants in Playas del Coco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$35
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Abierto de 5pm a 10pm de Lunes a Sabado. Domingos cerrado. Open from 5pm to 10pm Monday to Saturday. Sundays closed.
Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Service was great. Super friendly staff. Cook came out to table every night. Best sangria I've ever had. Was so great ate there twice.

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Stratford, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“All Round Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

The service and the food are superb. The restaurant is beautifully and lovingly decorated by the Spanish family that own and run the restaurant with some lovely art and and antique furniture pieces. The mother of the family is the chef and the presentation of the meals is beautiful. We were only in Coco 2 weeks and we ate here 3 times!!! The cool mist on the patio was delightful on a warm evening.

  • Visited March 2014
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Kensington, Maryland
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

We had dinner at La Farola last week and were glad we did. The food, service and decor are first rate. The cooking is precise and authentic and the chef uses only the freshest ingredients. The service is friendly and the staff (mostly family) couldn't be more accommodating. Prices are higher than many other nearby restaurants but well worth the expense. If you are looking for a special occasion meal, this is a place to consider.

Visited March 2014
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Ohio
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A not to be missed dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

Playas del coco has many good restaurants to choose from but la farola is a cut above the rest. The sangria is delicious-light and just the right amount of fruity. The atmosphere is not typical beach town. The family owners, operators go out of their way to make everything special. Mama is in the kitchen (or as her son explains her laboratory) making each meal with her special touches. Do not miss the Spanish cold tomato soup. The Russian salad is as delicious as it is beautiful. Whatever you choose will be excellent with true Spanish flavoring. Dine in or dine out on the patio. Portions are generous and beg to be tasted by everyone in your party. Not our first visit so it has passed the test of great every time.

Visited March 2014
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Indiana
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fabulous evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

We had been eyeing this restaurant near our condo and I'm so glad we tried it. There were for of us and I think we could all agree this was a great meal with excellent service. We had shrimp croquettes and calamari to start and even provided aioli upon request with bread service. The wine was delicious and dinner fabulous. I had the sea bass a la romano and mashed potatoes. We kept wondering what was in the potatoes to make then so different and delicious and the waiter brought out the chef! She explained her secret and we were thrilled! Thank you so much for a memorable evening, and my personal favorite meal!

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