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coco loco

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beachfront | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 6242
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: A casual beach restaurant offering gourmet local cuisine at very...
A casual beach restaurant offering gourmet local cuisine at very reasonable prices. Feet in the sand or covered area. Gorgeous sunset view or watch the waves any time of day. Open for lunch and dinner. Visa and Master card accepted.
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Good for:
Scenic view

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  • 23
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great food Great Location

Tuna tacos are unbelievably good. All the food that we had was very good. Sitting on the beach is a great place to be. As with most restaurants we have been to so far wine list are not very impressive, but drinks are good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Leland, Michigan
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I think you pay mostly for the location on this one. Restaurant is mostly on beach, only 6-8 tables, and food is okay-good. Nothing I'll go home raving about but we liked the drinks and atmosphere and it was close by so we went twice.

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Leland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Tuna tacos are unbelievably good. All the food that we had was very good. Sitting on the beach is a great place to be. As with most restaurants we have been to so far wine list are not very impressive, but drinks are good.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Loved the food, drinking under the stars and the service. Order the coconut cocktail . You can sit on the beach and watch the stars

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Hamilton, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped by here for a quick lunch while on vacation in the area (after finding out about it on tripadvisor)..Thought we might not be able to find the place since our gps wasn't a fan of not having direct addresses to input- but the beach strip is actually quite short, and this great little spot is right at the end... More 

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Pittsburgh
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We ate here 3 times. Twice for dinner and once for a snack and drink. Feet in the sand, watching the sunset--perfection! Busy little place and the food is good. Do not miss the coconut ice cream!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Drinks and dinner right on the beach. $20 lobster dinner. Just a perfect setting and good food to go with it. Try the blackened swordfish wrap too.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stopped by this totally open restaurant thinking it would be just simple food, but to our surprise, it was anything but. We had ceviche made with several kinds of seafood, vegetables in a base of coconut milk, rice and fried plantains. It was beautiful and delicious. We went back again and were treated to another great meal, very casual,... More 

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Food is good, drinks are great and you can't beat this location for sunset Great beach bar! Go to Flamingo beach and walk to Coco Loco half an hour before sunset Nice people

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Margarita as a sundowner and perfectly done calamari followed by grilled tuna or Loco Coco dish ... makes for a perfect evening. and the raves go on and on.. especially when there is a full moon ..

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Saint George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We visited the restaurant daily, sometimes just for a drink but had dinner twice during our stay. All good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: beachfront | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 6242

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

A casual beach restaurant offering gourmet local cuisine at very reasonable prices. Feet in the sand or covered area. Gorgeous sunset view or watch the waves any time of day. Open for lunch and dinner. Visa and Master card accepted.

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