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“your speciality is amazing!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Coconut

El Coconut
Main Street | Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
506-2653 0086
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Ranked #40 of 107 restaurants in Tamarindo
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Quebec City, Canada
1 review
“your speciality is amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We went to this restaurant for my mother in law birthday and we choosed the speciality.The langouste mixte with pineapple is wonderful! It was a pleasure to meet Katharina too. merci beaucoup from Quebec city!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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katharina_elcoconut, Owner at El Coconut, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
Thank you so much for this oh so positive feed back and
Thank you very much for choosing us for your celebration :o)
Hoping to see you back again next time you are in tamarindo!
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Amazing Food!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

From the moment we arrived, we were greeted by a gorgeous, tall, blonde hostess who we later learned was the proprietor! We arrived about a half hour before dark, and the place was deserted, but filled up fast as soon as the sun set the beach-goers arrived.

Our food was spectacular. I had the broccoli & pasta, which melted in my mouth and left me wishing for more! WOW! I'm salivating just remembering!! The catch-of-the-day was mahi-mahi and was succulent and mouth-watering, as well.

The prices were very affordable. The ambient was great. There was a life jazz player who was just amazing! What a great restaurant!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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katharina_elcoconut, Owner at El Coconut, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Thank you so much for all those compliments and for taking the time to let others know also :O)
Every Friday we have the live music so do feel free to come back again soon to see us!
PS Next time you are in I will let you know the secret of the brocoli pasta sauce :O)
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Consistently Superior!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

El Coconut knows how to treat its guests! Feed them great food and give great service in a beautiful setting! Katharina makes all her guests feel like family!

Visited July 2013
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katharina_elcoconut, Owner at El Coconut, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
... and Family you have become after so many years of having you as regular clients!
Always a pleasure to have you in and already looking forward to next time :O)
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“Fantastic end to a great vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Our family of 8 ( including 2 children) enjoyed a realxing, delicious meal at El Coconut. The food was fantastic, fresh and full of flavor. The staff was attentive and did not rush us at all. Overall a very nice dinner ( not to mention affordable!)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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katharina_elcoconut, Owner at El Coconut, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you so much for writing this review on El Coconut Tamarindo.
It makes me very happy when families with children are pleased with their visit with us :O)
We might be a fine restaurant without a childrens menu BUT as you discovered:
ANYTHING can be served in half portions and if it is not on the menu but we have the ingredients we can make it! (spagehetti & butter etc...)
If the children are happy so are the parents :O)
Till soon again!
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“never disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

owner always attentive to every detail, never miss a chance to visit when in tamarindo, one of the yearly highlights of this annual trip.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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katharina_elcoconut, Owner at El Coconut, responded to this review, August 2, 2013
Thank you Thank you Thank you :O)
You just put a BIG smile on my face!
Till next year again :-))
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