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Donde Johann

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French, Mediterranean, Sushi, 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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 55
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  • 25
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  • 5
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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
Worth the Taxi Ride!

Donde Johann never disappoints. The service is always good. Fair prices and great quality of food. Owners take pride in the restaurant and it shows.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
cheryl g
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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English first
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Donde Johann never disappoints. The service is always good. Fair prices and great quality of food. Owners take pride in the restaurant and it shows.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The food was very good quality and had great taste. The atmosphere is alright because it is by the side of the road but the service is very friendly and is definitely worth eating at!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

this roadside restaurant offers good food and great service. their pizza and pasta dishes are generous and reasonably priced.

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is one of the few restaurants my family goes to frequently. . Everything is done well, and the menu is on the imaginative side for Costa Rica. Wood fired pizza is very good but best to order when the oven is already fired up. I like the food, it is tasty. If I were to complain it is about... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went after church and enjoyed a leisurely lunch with friends. We each had totally different meals (hamburger, sushi and fish). I ate all the home made potato chips thinking they came with my hamburger. I was wrong, they were a treat for the table to munch on while we waited on our food! Thoughtful! Service was slow but tolerable as... More 

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Toronto
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

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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Additional Information about Donde Johann

Address: 75 mts de Villas Nacazco, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2697 1533
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
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
Average Prices: USD 6 - 40
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Sushi, Pizza & Pasta

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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: French, Mediterranean, Sushi, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?