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Cafe de Playa

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Calle La Chorera, Playas del Coco 1600, Costa Rica
+506(2)6701621
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent beach location

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Deep1122
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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Stevensville, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We enjoyed a simple breakfast of crapes, and bacon and eggs. Good attentive service, great location and good food. i would recommend it if you are in the area.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Good food, attentive staff, limited items.They can blend some great drinks and many of the staff are very friendly though limited in speaking english.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

You can sit and watch the people go by on the main street or people having fun in the pool. Very limited menu but the food is great and the staff are awesome. Good pricing on the food too

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Cafe de Playa offers a really nice atmosphere with sofas near the beach, the food is pretty good but I found it a little pricey.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle La Chorera, Playas del Coco 1600, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506(2)6701621

Price and Cuisine

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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?