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“Amazing Food, Ingredients, and Creativity” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Papaya

Papaya
Conchal Hotel | 200 Metros Sur Del Puente, Brasilito 5159, Costa Rica
+506 2654 9125
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Ranked #3 of 19 Restaurants in Brasilito
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Costa Rican, Healthy, Asian fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located at the boutique Conchal Hotel in Playa Brasilito, we offer fine dining in a relaxed setting. We maintain our tradition of using high quality fresh local produce, fish and seafood to prepare our dishes, with daily specials. For dinner we have captured a relaxed romantic setting featuring our signature dishes, cocktails, wine and desserts. We will also love to share with you information of what not to miss in the area. Reservations are recommended.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Amazing Food, Ingredients, and Creativity”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We stayed at the hotel, but wanted to say that the food here is really amazing. We had lunch and dinner here, and were surprised and satisfied both times.

For lunch we had two salads, and chicken salad and a "custom-made" vegetarian. Both were clean, fresh, and satisfying.

For dinner that evening we had the seared tuna (fish of the day) and another dish. Both where very flavorful, with nice touches.

The service was good too. Inviting and helpful, but not obtrusive. Overall, this is a very romantic place to have dinner and hang out. The desert was awesome too.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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North Olmsted, Ohio
2 reviews
“Fabulous and delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

The Papaya Restuarant at the Conchal Hotel is fabulous! We stayed at the hotel and were lucky enough to enjoy both the breakfasts, snacks and dinners (after breakfast we were never hungry for lunch). The breakfasts which were complimentary with our room included beautiful fresh fruit to choose from, homemade breads and jams, fresh juice... really good! When we weren't in a hurry to get going somewhere, the breakfasts off the menu were really delicious and full of fresh, homemade ingredients. The quacamole and home made chips are really to die for an afternoon snack with one of Hilda's delicious smoothies are tropical cocktails! Dinner were beautiful!!! It was like we were at a gourmet restaurant catering to us! We even brought back fish from a morning with a couple local fisherman (great time!!), and Hilda cooked it up for us and the presentation was amazing!!! She is an absolutely amazing cook and I can't wait to get her cookbook as soon as it comes out!!!!! Loved it! Lisa & Dan G

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Irvine, California
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“Excellent, fresh food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed at the Conchal Hotel, and this was their onsite restaurant. Delicious, fresh food on a relaxing, outdoor patio. Highly recommended!

Visited July 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Neat spot, very good food, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Papaya Restaurant is located in a small hotel. It is on the second and third floor of a wood bungalow. We were with a large family group for a birthday celebration. The kids loved the hammocks and the "tree house" feel, as well as the pizza. Food was very good. Excellent quality sea food. Cocktails were very very good as well (passion fruit mojitos, yum!). Our hostess was very sweet and went above and beyond to make sure that everyone was happy and had what they needed. Great spot.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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yorba linda, ca
2 reviews
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“Yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

My husband and I love food so when we stayed at Conchal, we knew that Papaya restaurant was a must. We ordered seafood dishes and we could probably eat more if we had any more room in our stomach. The food was so delicious and we went ooh and aah every bite we took. Hilda was an excellent cook and we definitely suggest not to leave Brasalito area without a meal at Papaya! Yummy!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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