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“The Best Beef We've had in Costa Rica” 4 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, Eclectic
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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
Evansville, Indiana
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148 reviews 148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“The Best Beef We've had in Costa Rica”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I was almost afraid to try beef anymore in Costa Rica when Cocolores was recommended to us. I tried the blue cheese filet and it was great (comparatively speaking of course). Our host Maximillian was awesome, the Italian wine was fantastic and the bread was tasty. The location right off the beach was super (especially the night we were there because of the full moon over the ocean).

This restaurant does not take credit cards, but it is clearly marked on their menus.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Saskatoon, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We went here several times. Really enjoyed the fresh clams. Pasta was also good. Nice selection of drinks.

Visited January 2013
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New Milford, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Great food in a surfside setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Without question, the best thing I ate in Costa Rica was the Pepper steak at Coccalorres in Montezuma. The restaurant is tucked away off of "Main St". in Montezuma and is certainly worth seeking at. From the candlelit tables one can clearly hear the sound of the surf through the trees. Like most Tico restaurants the menu is plain but hearty and, like I said, the Pepper steak was superb!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lansing, Michigan
2 reviews
“Out of this world ceviche with pico de gallo & chips”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Located on the beach in the Southeast corner of the one block "downtown". Also had a wonderful spaghetti carbonara. Take cash - no credit cards. Take more cash because the local ATM only works occasionally.

Visited February 2013
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Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Overrated and overcooked”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We heard great things about this place but were very disappointed. The fish stew was very overcooked. The crevice was ok but not as good as expected.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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