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Calle La Chorera, Playas del Coco 1600, Costa Rica
+506(2)6701621
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $70
Cuisines: International
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This bills itself as a Boutique establishment - expensive and pretentious is how I would describe it. Low level tables and seating is fine if you want to snack but not for dinner out. The location is fabulous - right on the beach. There are a few proper tables inside. The service was a good if a little shambolic from... More 

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So Cal
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had the calimari and the nachos. Both were delicious. Washed them down with coitus amounts of Imperial Beer. I'd rest there and snack every time I swam. Nice place, AMAZING VIEW.

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Do not go here this is where the Las Palmas Travel Network does their dirty work, If you are down on main street don't fall for the scratch card guys , they will bring you here for a free breakfast and high pressure sales staff. Avoid it altogether. The food is not that good anyway.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is possibly the "sexiest" place in an otherwise sort of dump town. Playa del coco in fact reminds me a little bit (all else being equal) Aguascalientes in Peru. A place that has grown without any measure, style or rationaity. With the difference that Coco has more variety and has a beach. Cafe de Playa is located in the... More 

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Moriches, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have a time share in the location, and get to use the beach at Cafe de Playa with the time share. The food and service are good, the do charge you extra for the beach view. The service is very good. Don't buy a time share.

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Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good food, nice little place, right infront of the beach, good attention. High prices, lemonade is made without using lemons.

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Pleasant spot for romance or friends to gather and enjoy a tasty meal all while being mesmerized by the beautiful ocean waves. The food is good, prices a little high but well worth it for the taste and atmosphere. d Service is usually slow so do not expect your water glass to be filled in a timely fashion. It is... More 

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DC Metro
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had breakfast one morning and drinks one night. The drinks were good but much overpriced. The breakfast was on the condo so I can only say the food was very good, not sure of the cost. If you are going for the internet, hope for the best. The router needs to be reset, however, it gets done faster if... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Service was excellent. Small very personalized restaurant with a view. Food was outstanding. If wanting to eat paella call in advance as they don't serve it if ordered at arrival.

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Houston, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a nice little cozy place to enjoy the beach. They have good lawn chairs to lay out in and they try to keep them clean. If you try the food at the restaurant, you must try their Peruvian Ceviche. It was great!

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Address: Calle La Chorera, Playas del Coco 1600, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506(2)6701621
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
Average Prices: USD 10 - 70
Cuisine: International

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