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All 21 Playa Hermosa Restaurants

El Velero Restaurant

Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Salem, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This place needs to be updated but food was good & priced well. It is right on the ocean. I will eat there on my next visit.

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Server again friendly and attentive, until the "regulars" came and then put on ignore basically. Food was OK, mixed ceviche and mahi. Beautiful sunset!

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Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

LOOOOOved taco Tuesday! You gotta try it!!!!!! Best tacos ever, and thats coming from a mexican girl ;) BBQ night was amazing as well!

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San Antonio, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We ate here twice and had excellent service and great food both times. The atmosphere is great being on the beach with both covered outdoor and under the trees outdoor seating. Well stocked bar and very friendly staff that provide great service. The food is superb and reasonably priced. After our bad experience at Roberto's, this will be our go... More 

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It's a small and friendly place right on the beach that offers secure parking and an awesome menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner.. Two nights a week the do BBQ night and the filet mignon is under $20 and is fantastic. A great place to enjoy the sunset as well as a great meal.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great spot on the beach and the food was awesome. My wife and I came here twice. First time I had the mahi mahi sandwich which was delicious. We ended up coming back on Tuesday night for their Taco Tuesday. My wife and I are foodies in Atlanta and we've eaten at plenty of taco places, but nothing compares to... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

One of the older Beach Hotels. Great place to watch Sunset. Foods alright but the location is well worth the price. Friendly place.

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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We ate here for Breakfast and Dinner (a couple of times). Good food with average prices. Taco Tuesday was very good – you get 1 Beef, 1 Chicken, & 1 Fish Taco for about $11 per person. We missed the BBQ on Wed. and Sat but it was the talk of the beach. The owner invited us to look around... More 

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Rollinsford, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Average quality food and prices for the area. Meals were good but not great. The fish I had was overdone and the burger very average. Right on the beach so convenience factor is high

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel el Velero on our recent trip to Playa Hermosa so we ate at the restaurant 3 times. My boyfriend and I had breakfast there twice which was very good. We had both the traditional Costa Rica breakfast with eggs, cheese, tortillas, and rice, and a regular american breakfast - both were very satisfying. We also... More 

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Address: Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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