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“Killer ceviche!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cocolores

Cocolores
Behind Hotel Pargo Feliz, Montezuma, Costa Rica
2642-0348
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Ranked #7 of 33 Restaurants in Montezuma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $24
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Open for lunch 12:00-4:00pmHappy hour 4:00-6:00pmDinner 6:00-10:00pmAbierto almuerzo 12:00-4:00pmHappy Hour 4:00-6:00pmCena 6:00:10:00pm
Moorestown, NJ
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Killer ceviche!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Cocolores is a little restaurant near the beach at the end of Montezuma. It is operated by an angry, though charming, punk rock Italian guy who is very energetic and really knows his food. Although it's listed as ecclectic, I would call it Italian, Tuscan, in fact. We had a ceviche that was amazing and unlike anything I've had in Latin America. I have experienced this food in Tuscany, however, and when I asked Angry Italian where he was from he said Livorno. Why am I going on and on about this? Because I used to reside in Florence and this meal brought back some wonderful feelings and memories of my time living there. To me a really wonderful meal is an emotional experience and this definitely did that for me. I would go again in a heartbeat!

  • Visited August 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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Montezuma, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome little restaurant right on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

I got the steak with red wine sauce and it forever changed my life for the better. The waitstaff was super helpful and full of info about the menu. The atmosphere is off the charts amazing. Best ambiance in Montezuma.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Montezuma, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“The most popular restaurant in Montezuma”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I live in Montezuma, and Cocolores is the most popular restaurant here with toursists for good reason... the food is amazing. Travelers who discover Cocolores often come back again and again. It's under-rated on Trip Advisor. Try the "Curry Banano Fish" ... it's truly divine.

Visited August 2012
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Redondo Beach
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Yummy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This restaurant is only open 5-11pm. I had the garlic shrimp with mashed potatoes. So yummy! The shrimp was huge and I ended up not being able to eat all of it. The staff was friendly. It was clean and a beautfully hidden evening dining area at the beach

Visited September 2012
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We had a great dinner at Cocolores at the end of August. Great location, great food. There are not many tables so it gets busy. The only small thing lacking (which would make it an excellent experience overall) would be a slightly more attentive restaurant staff. Bring cash - they don't take credit cards. Highly recommend the food.

Visited August 2012
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