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All 3 Cocles Restaurants

La Pecora Nera

3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750-0490
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Cocles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Heidelberg, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had an excellent dinner there, their homemade pasta is highly recommendable. The service is very friendly and the location is nice and well maintained. Be advised: walk down the dirt road from the Main Street past the local gym to find this place, as it is not the Italian restaurant directly on Main Street.

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Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The place is nice...it has grown a lot in the past decade. The owner and staff are friendly and entertaining. They lack the ability to hang on to your reservation so we had to wait for 90 min...bummer!! Food was a little salty...but otherwise a great place!

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Even though I rated this as average, I believe that my experience of this was based on a bad food selection. We came here hoping for drinks and a light appetizer, however we weren't excited by anything on the appetizers menu so opted for a pizza. I am pretty sure that was the wrong choice. I really would like to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Place has a nice cafe design. But is really really expensive, even compared to another places of the area. It took them over 20 min get 2 panini and another 10 min to run the card for payment. At least the food does not worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

That was a very good surprise: good food, very nice restaurant (great atmosphere), very kind waitress and very good value.

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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This resturant was a complete surprise. You don't even know its there. You see the sign of course, but you walk down a small road and there it sits. This truly diamond in a wonderful setting. The service was great, the food was wonderful and I am only sorry we were not able to eat there more often. Do make... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Everything is really good here, from the appetizers through the dessert. The chef's special fish casserole was great also and the pasta was perfect. The atmosphere is beautiful as well with candle light and music.

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Littleton, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It was suggested that we eat here...we actually waited to eat our last dinner here the night before we left the country. We were greeted by the owner at our table to apololgized for being late...no apology was needed but he did make some menu suggestions. The food was incredible! I had marlin and will say that it was easily... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We shared our plates starting with a special appetizer soup of chickpea, lentils and Swiss chard with shrimp. It was so good! We had the ricotta ravioli, also delicious. The special we tried was a crispy marlin fillet on grilled eggplant with a delicious tomato caper sauce. This came with a salad and small dishes of beets and carrots. Also... More

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beirut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The owner is a really nice guy. He stayed with us the whole dinner. Food was very good maybe a bit pricey but it was worth it since food isnt that good in costa rica. Eat there if you are in cocles!

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Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2750-0490
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
Cuisine: Italian

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