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Donde Johann

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Sushi, French, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta
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75 mts de Villas Nacazco, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2697 1533
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Very good food and relaxing outdoor atmosphere

Went here with a large group and shared plates. Coconut shrimp unbelievable and sushi very good and fresh. Everyone had a great meal! Service excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
DBGDBG
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Toronto
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Toronto
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Went here with a large group and shared plates. Coconut shrimp unbelievable and sushi very good and fresh. Everyone had a great meal! Service excellent.

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Kensington, Maryland, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Went the other night with a group of friends on the spur of the moment. Not only did people order different meals, they ordered from at least 4 different cuisines. The table ordered fish and chips, pizza, 2 different pasta dishes,sopa azteca, and each was good. Portions were generous and the service was also very good. Donde Johann has become... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I have been in this restaurant 2 times and the service, quality and atmosphere are incredible, even though the only dish we have tried is sushi, it is the best sushi me and my wife have tried.

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We love trip advisor because we depend on the reviews of others to find the good place,This place nailed it in every aspect, It does not look like much from the street but when you get inside it is e relaxing and confortable environment Out waiter,Odir,was prompt,friendly and helpful. We have peruvian ceviche , dorado relleno de palmitos and cashew... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 7:00 pm expecting to have a relaxed, lovely diner for our party of three children and 6 adults. Drinks arrived quickly. Though we ordered appetizers, a pizza and assorted entrees, the next thing that arrived (one hour later) was the pizza, an entree for one of the children. One hour after that two plates of fish were... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Decided to try Donde Johan's after a friend told me about a great dinner she and friends had enjoyed here. The sushi was beautifully presented and each had a wonderful flavor. Fresh, delicious - if you enjoy sushi, give them a try!

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My friends say the best Chicken cordon bleu ever!!!!!! when I was rich I ate there at least once per month but too far to walk t here now.but everyone who talks about it they all love it,service is ggod ,food is great.scenery is ok sitting outside under the stars.but you need to bring bug spray.

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Beloeil, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good food, good service, great atmosphere. Restaurant close to the road but we do not hear the cars.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

All in all, the four of us had no complaints with our food. That being said, the pizza seems like the way to go here. The two men each ordered a medium pizza, which could have easily been split between 2 people and was delicious (I enjoyed some for breakfast the next morning!). I ordered the coconut shrimp and while... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Located on the road from Playa Coco to Liberia, about 1/2 mile past the turn-off to Playa Hermosa, this road-side restaurant surprised with the variety of offerings, freshness of all ingredients, quality of service - and humongous portion sizes (which usually would have been a sign that they cover up for other things lacking - but not here!). This French... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 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: Sushi, French, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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