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Papaya

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Mediterranean, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Costa Rican
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200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 9125
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Informal dining in a beautiful relaxed environment. Serving fresh seafood...
Informal dining in a beautiful relaxed environment. Serving fresh seafood, steaks and vegetarian options.
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  • 127
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food

Really good food and nice atmosphere. The service was a bit slow but no one seems to be in a rush here anyway. In all a good experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
nalena
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Really good food and nice atmosphere. The service was a bit slow but no one seems to be in a rush here anyway. In all a good experience

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philadelphia, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The tuna poke at Papaya was the best thing that I ate during my trip to Costa Rica. The guacamole was my wife's favorite. We ate there twice in the two days that we stayed at the Conchal Hotel, and were not disappointed either time. If you are in Brasilito, you must eat here.

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Hamden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I enjoyed each meal I had here. The breakfast burrito was my favorite. The view was just peaceful and and at night it's so quit you forget there are no walls and your in a natural environment.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Located on the road to or from Playa Conchal. They also have a hotel with a pool. Good food and excellent service at affordable prices. Very clean.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The food is fantastic. I love everything about this place. I always look forward to eating here when we visit Costa Rica.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had wonderful seafood here - fish tacos, shrimp wrap, shrimp casado and Thai curried shrimp. Delicious food in a laid-back atmosphere.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stopped at this unassuming roadside hotel and restaurant primarily because it was open at 7am when most local places remain closed. Food was fresh, yummy and plentiful. Restaurant is on an attractively furnished, breezy, covered roof patio, set back from the road. Juevos rancheros and pancakes are world class goodness.

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Fairview, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

As you've probably read in the reviews, the food was very good and plentiful. Do try the Coconut Mahi Mahi for dinner. Pretty impressive, but not cheap.. Dinner for 2 will set you back $35-40US or so... Breakfast (my favorite meal of the day) was incredible. I always pass on the furnished continental breakfasts as that generally consists of rabbit... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I had breakfast at the Papaya for three days recently and found it to be very pleasant. The coffee was very good and the service friendly and welcoming. I recommend it without reservation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The setting is very nice, the food is great. The menu looked very promising (dishes start from 3000 for sandwiches to tuna ahi for 11000 Colon). I'd wished I could have come here a 2nd time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 9125

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Informal dining in a beautiful relaxed environment. Serving fresh seafood, steaks and vegetarian options.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?