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Cafe De Playa

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Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
New Management - great food

Our group of 8 went on June 5th, 2015 for dinner without a reservation and the staff was happy to accommodate us. They even had bug spray and citronella lanterns when we requested it. The entire hotel/restaurant is under very new management and the rooms were being renovated. The food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Sheri S
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Powell, Ohio
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Cafe De Playa, is an upscale, on the beach hangout!! The food is unbelievable, and if you love seafood, this is the place for you!!! It's a bit pricey, but for special occasions, or to just enjoy the sunset and a cocktail, I highly recommend it!!! The staff are very friendly & welcoming!!! Atmosphere is sweet!!!

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Powell, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our group of 8 went on June 5th, 2015 for dinner without a reservation and the staff was happy to accommodate us. They even had bug spray and citronella lanterns when we requested it. The entire hotel/restaurant is under very new management and the rooms were being renovated. The food was excellent! The tuna tartar and ceviche were outstanding. Since... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were a party of four. At first they didn't look like they were open because it was dark. Once inside the restaurant area was lighted and the staff was welcoming. We ordered drinks and dinner. The waiter's name was Andrey and he was very attentive. They food was absolutely great. I only wish we could have gone back to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This hotel is used to present on the timeshare Las Palmas. We wasted our vacation morning then were not given the promised week stay. this means a new low in timeshare scams. We have been around this timeshare industry since 2003 and never have we ever been promised a benefit and not given it. We were lied to. Beware of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great location right on the beach! Perfect romantic spot to watch beautiful sunsets while sipping excellent cocktails like margaritas & mohitos :)

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We ate lunch here last week & were disappointed. We had the ceviche ($14) that only came with three small patacones. It was a good sized dish but our server never came back for us to order more. We ordered the ceviche as an appetizer but it came out at the same time as the rest of our food. We... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A nice high-end restaurant choice in an oceanfront location. Just a few tables, but excellent food and service.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We enjoyed some drinks, used the lounge chairs and relaxed by the ocean. We swam in the ocean, but will go back and used the pool and perhaps have some food. Nice way to enjoy playa del coco!

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bedale
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Good food but expensive, the fish and chips were really tasty, but be careful as this place is also a front for selling timeshare very hard sell

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Ontario
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Found the older gentleman in charge of the bar, not sure if he was Manager, rude and condescending. 1 imperial beer and 2 chicken sandwiches (on toast with cheese and 10 French fries) cost $35 USD...outrageous. There are better places to go in Playa.

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Additional Information about Cafe De Playa

Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2670 1621
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
Average Prices: USD 10 - 70
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters From the Entrance Calle la Chorrera, Playas del Coco 50000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 70
  • Cuisine: International

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