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Playa de los Artistas

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| Across the street from Los Mangos hote, Montezuma, Costa Rica
26420920
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, great location on the beach, good service

Came here 3 days and every time tried something different. The food was so good and the service as well. The location on the beach is just perefect! I really enjoyed everything. Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Came here 3 days and every time tried something different. The food was so good and the service as well. The location on the beach is just perefect! I really enjoyed everything. Highly recommended!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Went for dinner with my son. The setting is really lovely although at night you will need a torch to walk the little distance between the road and the restaurant as it is pitch black. The decor is nice, lots of lovely paintings and nicnacs everywhere. The menu is handwritten as it changes everyday and the waiting staff has to... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Best place we have eaten in Cost Rica. Wonderfull and peacefull environment, just perfect for us as we were on our honeymoon. Food is excellent, very tasty and fresh and staff very friendly. Even their bathroom is a hidden gem, don 't miss it if you 're there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The food is very fresh and there are many options on the menu. It is more expensive than all the other restaurants in Montezuma, but compared to a good restaurant in a big city it is a bargain. We liked it so much we went 3 times in 1 week since they change the menu almost every day. Be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The general theme when visiting Montezuma is rustic. This restaurant does this well, with tables made from tree trunks and outdoor location right next to beach. Nothing fancy but relaxing. We all were very happy with their healthy mediterranean-inspired dishes. Prices were not cheap but fair. I would highly recommend it for a nice relaxing evening dinner. Owners are American... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We booked the perfect table at Playa de los Artistas, Unfortunately the heavens opened and the table we booked was washed out. However, the staff realising this would happen reserved us a table in the dry covered area. The food was very good the ambiance was lovely, this is definitely a class act in Montezuma. I thought the price was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I went here and loved it! The menu changes every day and the staff is very helpful about explaining each item. Everything looked so good that we both ordered two entrees, and although we were uncomfortably full afterwards, we were happy we did! And the atmosphere is very romantic, but make sure to go before sundown as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

While we have had several really good dinners during our four week trip, this was by far the best. The food was good, not to mention just that little bit different in flavor from many other places, but it was everything on top of that, that made this our favorite dinner. Sitting in relaxed chairs right on the edge of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is my #1 Montezuma restaurant. I've eaten there probably 6 times on 4 different visits and it's always superb. This is no-frills outdoor dining on the beach, so don't expect elegance. But the environment is like no other. An the food is spectacular too, especially for Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Perfect spot for romantic dinner - you sit on cosy, candle-lit tables near the waterfront. Food was delicious and the staff very attentive

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: | Across the street from Los Mangos hote, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: 26420920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view

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