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All 14 Gulf of Papagayo Restaurants

Chao Pescao Small Plates & Bar

Peninsula Papagayo | Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
+506 2690 1234
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English first
Waco, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great tapas bar with excellent service. All items we sampled were great (we ate here for three separate nights during our stay). the chifrio and patacones were our two favorite dishes.

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beautifully presented and a treat for your taste buds. Great staff and quick service. We tried four dishes and all were delicious. I would eat there every night if I could. Best drinks at this resort. They offer live music.

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Tarragona, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Perfect atmosphere and location. We had a show that night, great Brazilian singer. Tapas were really different and yummy. Desserts amazing, huge and great price.

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New York area
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The mixologist makes some really unique drinks, some with burning cinnamon sticks and another with popcorn. The small plates are very filling, and absolutely yummy. Try the Chifrijo and the Chicken Arepa. We went there twice and couldn't get to the dessert because the main course absolutely fills you up. The seating is casual but still hip and really comfortable... More 

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Saratoga, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our family of four ate dinner here once, during our stay at the Hotel Andaz Papagayo. While the vegetarian choices were somewhat limited, we still had a great meal. The service was very good.

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

That is how much we enjoyed it. And each time we tried and liked something different than the time before. The atmosphere is relaxing and very nice. However, 2 plates was plenty for the two of us to share. One night we got the apple pie and it was divine!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The food is great, so that in itself makes it worth going to, but it's so much more fun when they have live music!

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Ft. Lauderdale
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The staff was very friendly, and the dishes were unique and flavorful. The small plates and drinks created by their mixologist were superb. The open concept ambience was tropical and jungle like. Warning (if large black beetles aren't up your alley, go before the sunsets as its a common thing in this environment) The night was too beautiful to end... More 

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Ocotal Beach, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Chao Pescao is wonderful... Great ambiance and an awesome specialty drink menu. The Chifrijo is a traditional Costa Rican food that is excellent.

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Mssachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We ate here twice during our stay at the Andaz. The menu was really interesting and the staff was helpful in making our choices. Cocktails and mocktails alike were delicious. Gorgeous location.

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Address: Peninsula Papagayo | Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2690 1234
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo

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