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Playa Cocles | Beach Front, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 225-7304, Costa Rica
2-750-0304
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Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located directly across from the beach in Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo, El Sol del Caribe offers traditional Caribbean fare, brick-oven pizzas, hamburgers, fish, pasta and chicken main plates as well as the house specialty milanesas. We pride ourselves on having fresh ingredients and cuisine that is prepared in-house daily. If you are just looking to grab a burger and a beer for lunch or have a relaxing seaside dinner, we offer menu options guaranteed to please you.

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My daughter and I ate here during our stay in Puerto Viejo and had a fabulous meal. The restaurant is outdoors and you literally sit with your feet in the sand. Right across the street is the ocean. The restaurant is 5 minute drive from downtown Puerto Viejo (30 min walk). The drinks are fresh and the food was amazing.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Right across from the beach. Sand floor and rustic, tree-cross section tables. Hot day - cold beer. Friendly service. Good typical food + burgers. Nice attention to detail from the kitchen in flavors and presentation. They also served me a local brew (not Imperial). It was a red (Segua) that was very good! The waitress tried to tell me the... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Friend and I went after a day at the beach expecting typical soda-type food but were blown away by this place! The fish casado was delicious, ample portion and beautifully plated as well. Would definitely recommend.

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

great food, friendly staff. We ate here several times during our stay and was never disappointed. Located right across from Playa Cocles

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My husband and I spent 10 days in Puerto Viejo and planned on eating at a different restaurant for each meal (there are plenty, this is very possible). Sol del Caribe was SO delicious that we ate here 3 or 4 times. I had something new each time and everything was phenomenal! The presentation was beautiful, the portions were huge,... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Stumbled upon this beach shack bar and had lunch with my husband and father since our hotel was so close. Definately order a casado (we had chicken) since it is delicious and will give you the most bang for your buck. Drinks were good and also reasonably priced. This place is also obviously a locals hangout and delightfully no frills... More

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Sollitt, Il
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I recently had the pleasure of dining at Sol del Caribe with 19 high school students. It was a perfect night out for our group. The owner worked with us ahead of time, so my students were able to pre-order their selections. Everything was prepped before we got there, so the students got their dinners soon after we arrived. The... More

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Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This nice set up resturant in front of the beach with sand floors and open to the cool breezes from the ocean is a delicius place to rest and eat. The cold Coronas or the natural juices were very refreshment also. Don't miss it!

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Perfectly placed right across from the beach, had a great chicken and ginger curry. Good service too

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

best food in puerto viejo, try fish alla milanese!!!! You can also stay in cabanas behind the bar, safe, cheap and great accomodation right on the beach. That why you can eat all the time in restaurant sol de caribe:). Enjoy fresh fish, amazing deserts, fresh juices and the view of the ocean. LOVE IT.

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Additional Information about Sol Del Caribe

Address: Playa Cocles | Beach Front, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 225-7304, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2-750-0304
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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