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“Worth a Visit” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Papagayo Pura Vida

Papagayo Pura Vida
Main Street, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Stittsville, Ontario
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Worth a Visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

During our one month stay in Playas del Coco in April, we ate at Papagayo 3 times. While not the absolute best food ever, it was nonetheless quite tasty, though we were not at all fond of the garlic bread served wtih every meal. We did, however, appreciate the salad that was also part of each meal. I tended to stick with the catch of the day, while my husband also tried a seafood gumbo on one of our visits that he very much enjoyed. It was pleasant to sit upstairs and watch the hustle and bustle of Coco in the evening. Worth a visit.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Cape Coral, Florida
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“don't bother”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

horrible service, food expensive, wait staff adverse

Visited May 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“very good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

Great food! Fresh and delicious see food! Wish we would have eaten there more than once because so many things on their menu looked so good!

Visited April 2012
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long island, ny
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“outstanding service, spectacular food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

My husband and I were the there April 16, 2012. The service was wonderful. The food was fresh-cooked. The tastes were heavenly. The plates were prepared as if in a 5-star NYC restaurant. This place is a gem. Don't be fooled by the facade. Go! Enjoy!

  • Visited April 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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Toronto
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Try Gramma's Soup”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Great food...the Gramma's Shrimp and Corn Soup is outstanding....and huge! This may be all you need to order.

Visited April 2012
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