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Donde Johann

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75 mts de Villas Nacazco | 75 mts de Villas Nacazco, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2697 1533
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 73
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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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
Great Food In The Middle of Nowhere :)

Visited Costa Rica in February of 2015 and heading back in a few weeks. Beyond excited to visit Donde Johann again. We stopped by twice during last year's visit: once for dinner and once for lunch. Sushi was ok - the gourmet sushi places in the US would beat Donde Johann's offerings. However... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
T B
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Costa Rica in February of 2015 and heading back in a few weeks. Beyond excited to visit Donde Johann again. We stopped by twice during last year's visit: once for dinner and once for lunch. Sushi was ok - the gourmet sushi places in the US would beat Donde Johann's offerings. However everything else was outstanding: the kabobs, pizza,... More 

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Brookline, MA
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Intimate family owned restaurant with courtyard dining, located 10 minutes away by car from downtown Playas del Coco. Wonderful thin crust pizza. Excellent sushi. Moderately priced, most of the diners appeared to be local.

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Thank mayerjack
Costa Rica
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my family last August, the staff was very friendly and the food fantastic, I mean, really extraordinary for its price! We were quietly celebrating the birthday of my nine year old son , they found out and suddenly appear with a magnificent dessert for him! Thanks again Johann.

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Thank Pablo-finco
Liberia, Costa Rica
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

There are a few favorites I am drawn to at this spot: Onion rings; chifijo; pizza; cashew chicken and the tempura ice cream delicious. I've also enjoyed the tempura veggies and fish finger. It is a great place to meet friends with a pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank travelingal51
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I have been 3 Times and always good. Fish, pizza, or shushi are all good and fair price sur. I suggest diner

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Thank 235ray
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We had heard that Donde Johann was the best. The restaurant atmosphere and decor are very nice and inviting. We were the only customers there that night eating dinner and found the service to be very good. I had the seafood stew and my wife had sushi. We found the food to be okay but nothing to brag about. Perhaps... More 

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Thank Mark R
Liberia, Costa Rica
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124 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Located on the main road to Coco Beach, this is one of the best restaurants I recommend around, offering a relaxing environment, you will find a great menu, the food and service is really good, great for all occasions!

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My family and I stop at this restaurant since it was our 9 years old boy's birthday that day! He wanted to eat sushi and pizza, both a the same time since those are his two favorite meals... well... we could not find a more perfect place!!! The food was outstanding and on top of it the kitchen staff made... More 

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Thank Ana P
Oakland, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Can't believe this find is on the main road. You would think a place like this is tucked away in one of the magical places in Coco but this is an easy find to a great meal. I can really only speak to the awesome pizza which is fired and a wood oven, the incredible melt in your mouth mahi... More 

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Thank TSTEW86
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My Family eat their every time we are in Coco, everything from the menu taste great. my sister in law love this place, because she can eat everything and not get food allergies.

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Thank Dayana V

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 mts de Villas Nacazco | 75 mts de Villas Nacazco, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2697 1533

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 40
  • Cuisine: Pizza, French, Japanese, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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