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La Puesta Del Sol

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Latin, Costa Rican, Spanish, Pub
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Playa Herradura, Herradura, Costa Rica
+506 2637 8003
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Stuart, Florida
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I took a cab here for $6 from Marriott. The whole snapper with fries and salad as sides($14), my wife's Casado bisteca ($7) and several beer and rum drinks for $55. Couldn't beat quality for price! We even walked back on beach to our hotel but I advise bringing flash light.

Thank scottyuf
Simi Valley, California, United States
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint little place is the first place you come to when you arrive at Playa Herradura and is right on the beach. They have a small menu with various options, although a lot is more typical Costa Rican than some may like. Staff is always friendly and food is good, as well as beer being cold. Nice place to... More 

Thank Dave Z
adriana b, Public Relations Manager at La Puesta Del Sol, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review La Puesta del Sol. We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the future. In addition , we hope you had a wonderful stay in Costa Rica! Pura Vida! Adriana Berrocal More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The bar is great and the food is wonderful. All the staff are super friendly and do a great job. Very relaxed atmosphere overlooking Playa Herradura beach. And we love Dennis!

Thank Sherri H
Adriana B, Public Relations Manager at La Puesta Del Sol, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Restaurant! We strive to give good service and a relaxed atmosphere. We hope to see you again. Dennis , sure is an awesome guy, we love having him around. On behalf of La Puesta del Sol, Pura Vida! Adriana Berrocal More 

Hermosa Beach, California, United States
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We are a family of 6. The kids ate rice, pasta & fish sticks. We ate ceviche and had drinks too. We enjoyed the food and the drinks. The beach out front is great. We had an amazing sunset to see too. Remember to bring CASH ONLY Restaurant.

Thank Eric F
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

I had read plenty of reviews for this restaurant and was looking forward to going there. When we got a taxi from the Marriott and told him where we wanted to go the driver tried to steer us to a different restaurant next to La Puesta . We decided to go with our first instinct and we were not sorry.... More 

Thank dzlagn
Long Branch, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

On my recent visit to Costa Rica we stopped for Dinner. It was only really rainy day so It was the main event of the day and we arrived with great expectations. We were not disappointed. The staff and owners were very friendly and the food (I had a whole grilled red snapper and cerivche for an appetizer, my wife... More 

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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Good food great prices, imperial is awesome. friendly service. We came back twice. Met the owner. Just a great time overall.

Thank Lawrence J
Medfield, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We walked over from the Marriott a few times to enjoy Del Sol. Its a local open air beach joint complete with locals and animals. ( on our second trip we brought biscuits for the dogs) Cheap and cold local beer make this a great stop to enjoy a few and get a taste of the local beach and wonderful... More 

Thank Michael N
San Diego, CA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this place based on Trip Advisor recommendations and it was spot on! It was the most authentic place with lots of locals, and right on the beach. Our servers were super friendly, and most importantly, the food was excellent and CHEAP. It was a $4 cab ride from the resort, but we got double the food... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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207 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We truly enjoyed this local place. The drinks were amazing and made fresh to order with local organic pineapple!! Eddie, Louis and Diego the bartenders were so attentive and friendly. The chips and guacamole were the BEST we've had in Costa Rica. We visit this area often and always make a point of coming here. The locals on the beach... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $20
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Latin, Costa Rican, Spanish, Pub
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Herradura, Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: +506 2637 8003
Since 1952, Family owned and operated. Family Descendants were founders of the town of Herradura. Fresh, quality Costa Rican Cuisine. Our Specialty is our family Recipe of Ceviche. Located 50 meters from the Herradura Bay Beach. You will find very local flair. A place where everyone remembers your name. Local prices for everyone. "Puesta del Sol" the "sunset" enjoy the sunset on or around 5:30 pm-6pm. Karaoke on Saturdays from 6-10 pm follow us on Facebook at lapuestadelsolherradura Pura Vida!

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