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“PARTY” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Vida Loca

La Vida Loca
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
011 506 2670 0181
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Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Waterford, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“PARTY”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

The place to party when there is live music. Food is average but you are there to jump and dance with the live music on specific days.

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English first
Alajuela, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“On the Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

This is a nice place to hang out and meet expats, it sits right on the beach. They have bands on the week end good place to drink and chat.

Visited January 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Best happy hour in town.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

I've been coming to La Vida Loca now for over 10 years, and I can't see that changing anytime soon. It has fantastic rustic appeal to it and is actually a beach bar unlike most of the other bars in town that claim to be a "beach bar". The staff are great, and the owner, Jimbo, is quite the character. The sunsets at happy hour are some of the best around, and the atmosphere on any given night is beyond compare. Saturdays are great for live music, and draws a great crowd of all nationalities. You never know what you'll find here, but I promise you'll have a great time.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“The best Beach Bar in Playa Coco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

A fun place with outstanding food & live music. A local hangout right on the beach, just across the aquaduct on the "famous" wood walking bridge. Pool tables, ping pong, foosball, TV's, and lots of local characters and fun people. All the food is great, be we especially like the meatloaf, chili, & fresh fish. A short walk from downtown.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Best bar in Coco!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Excellent laid-back atmosphere. best of all - right on the beach. Superb view, and NO DUST!

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