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“Anniversery dinner”
Review of Restaurante La Farola - CLOSED

Restaurante La Farola
Price range: US$10 - US$35
Cuisines: Spanish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Abierto de 5pm a 10pm de Lunes a Sabado. Domingos cerrado. Open from 5pm to 10pm Monday to Saturday. Sundays closed.
Reviewed 28 August 2014

When it's your 30 year anniversary you want a nice dinner and we were thrilled with our first visit to La Farola. Ordered the low end champagne ($32?) but they were out and substituted another brand at the same price. The menu was in Spanish/French/ English which is a nice touch.

They offered a complimentary oyster starter with zesty hot sauce to start. Then had a fruit/cheese salad appetizer and it was delish. Decided on the chicken paella which takes at least an hour according to the menu. We were in no hurry! When it was ready, the chef (AKA mama) came out to talk about the dish. Her son translated. Little things like the special pan was imported from Spain. The verbal presentation added a delightful overview and a bit of theater to the dish!

It was delicious! Wife commented she had never had paella in that style. Bottom line, we will be back. (hint; call ahead if you want paella and are in a hurry.)

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Thank StuPike
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

A bit pricey but worth it. Try the Paella or the Meatballs, delishh! It{s family owned so it really tastes like homemade.

Thank Chantalplayasdelcoco
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We were 14 extended family members ranging from 5 to 69 years old. Everyone loved the food and the service was amazing. The owner/chef came to our table after dinner, it was like eating at your own family’s restaurant. This was more of a culinary experience than a meal, enjoy!

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1  Thank daring14
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

This was by far, the best restaurant in Coco. The owners were very pleasant and overly accommodating. The food was delicious and the atmosphere tranquil... Muchas Gracias!!!!

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Thank bigzig56
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

This was our first visit. No need to dress up but a little more classy than the typical Playa del Coco restaurant. It is a mother/son operation with Mama doing the cooking (she came here from Spain 2 years ago). We were served complimentary amuse buche which was a mussel with escabeche served in a spoon. DELICIOUS! I had a glass of the house sangria which is the BEST sangria I have ever had. We shared a bowl of gaspacho, again, THE BEST WE HAVE EVER HAD. We are not very familiar with Spanish cuisine, but we are foodies and wanted to try the seafood paella (for 2 minimum), it was very good. We ended the meal sharing the homemade chocolate cake with strawberries and whipped cream. Good chocolate flavor, every component homemade, but the cake was a little dry. The whole meal about $96. We would go back for a special occasion to try other items because the food and service were excellent, but for us, it's a splurge. We enjoyed it.

Thank Judy W
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