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Cafe de Playa

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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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We visited Cafe Del Playa every day for the duration of our stay in Coco beach. We had lunch as well as dinner, in all instances the food, service and atmosphere was OUTSTANDING. While this restaurant is a little bit on the pricier side the extra cost is definitely worth it. Happy hour with a sunset can be enjoyed at... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Café de Playa restaurant: we had dinner 3 nights, 3 breakfasts and 4 lunches. The meals were outstanding, the food choices many. The wait staff was outstanding. I would recommend the Café de Playa restaurant and bar to anyone who visits Coco, Costa Rico. The owner Oscar was so hospitable to my husband and me; made us feel so at... More

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The lounge area is really nice! And food and wines are great. Would totally go back for myself or in a group.

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Enjoyed breakfast on the deck overlooking the beach and palm trees, despite being accompanied by one of the "time share" reps. Can't speak to the cost or value factor, since this was a perk for attending the presentation. My Mexican breakfast was attractively presented and very good. Accompanying friend enjoyed her selection of their American breakfast.

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

You must go for Happy Hour and watch the sunset from their spectacular little spot on the beach!! The drinks are great and 2 for 1 during Happy Hour.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The setting is nice right on the beach. But really the chicken and the shrimps croquettes tasted and looked like McDonald's stuff. And for $9 each with six little balls of grease each. Terrible

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

It's a time share trap and a ripoff. Even worse, one of sales people cursed my wife and challenged me to a fight when I defended her. He was either drunk or on drugs. STAY AWAY.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The village of Playa del Coco was disappointing (tourist trap, dirty, boring) but stumbling onto Cafe de Playa was like finding a sand dollar on the beach. We drove past it several times before finding it. The atmosphere was serene, peaceful, decorated in modern furniture (fuchsia and white), and it was right on the beach, coconut trees and all. The... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

The food was way over priced and the portions less the adequate. The wine list was poor with almost every choice not available. Service was slow and almost uneducated.

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I am an airline Pilot for a U.S. major airline. I have never been more impressed with an attentive staff, excellent meals and a wonderful hotel experience! The staff was so attentive and kind. My girlfriend was so impressed and she felt the whole experience was so romantic. We will be back and feel like we have found a new... More

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