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Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
506 2670-0298
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wide variety of seafood, all GOOD!

I ended up eating two dinners at Papagayo's - wait service was excellent and kind, the food suggestions always right on and the local, favorite cocktails - perfect. For the first dinner I was eating in an uncovered area when a hard pouring rain storm interrupted the meal. I was immediately moved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Redwood City, California
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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I ended up eating two dinners at Papagayo's - wait service was excellent and kind, the food suggestions always right on and the local, favorite cocktails - perfect. For the first dinner I was eating in an uncovered area when a hard pouring rain storm interrupted the meal. I was immediately moved so I could finished my meal - seafood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I spent an afternoon walking around Coco Beach. We were getting hungry so we stopped at Papagayo Seafood. The owner was very nice and welcoming. I ordered grilled chicken with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. It was delicious! My boyfriend ordered mixed seafood ceviche. It was his favorite meal of our trip. Prices were fair. With our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Papagayo Soup was excellent. Whole redfish awesome. And mixed seafood ceviche most excellente!! The waiters awesome--Moises was the best

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had a mixed seafood dish that was cajun style and thought it was just ok. Slow night. Maybe not representative of their normal meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Very fresh seafood, prepared with lots of flavor. Great service from Feliciano and Kevin, who were both very attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

I went into Papagayo on my 3rd night in Playas del Coco and from the moment that I walked in, I felt right at home. Feliciano, Freddy, Leo, Kevin (he prefers Kaaaavin!) And the entire team went out of their way to provide me with some of the finest restaurant service I've ever experienced. Feliciano recommended the the shrimp bisque... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The food was very good, yet not great. The service was OK, but the pricing was outrageously expensive for what you get, especially for Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were celebrating my daughter's birthday here and it was fantastic. The food is excellent and the service outstanding. Freddy and Francisco treated us like royalty - very attentive, friendly, knowledgable, and always with a smile. Definitely a must to do in Costa Rica.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you do find yourself in downtown coco. I would recommend any of papagayo's fresh fish meals. They will prepare anyway you like. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Wifi is free and fast and the prices are reasonable. The restaurant is located on the second floor above some merchant shops and you can view all the town activities while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

We visited last night and received not only top level service from our new amigo, Freddy, but the best grinds of our trip. The seafood gratin was incredible, atmosphere very relaxed, thanks for the experience. Aloha Freddy, see ya next time

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: 506 2670-0298

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Sushi

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