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La Puesta Del Sol

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Latin, Costa Rican, Spanish
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Playa Herradura, Herradura, Costa Rica
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hermosa Beach, California, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

Thank Jimmyk1983
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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 

Thank jl_fr_sd
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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203 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 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 

Thank CiaoBella0215
Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Service was great - very friendly and some English speakers as well. Fried shrimp with fries and a salad will cost about $8. Same for a shrimp/rice meal. Pretty tasty though and with a view that overlooks the ocean you would expect it to cost more. I would come here again!

Thank Justin4031
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Wow. We ate at the restaurant next door on our second night in town and walked right past this one. Big mistake. While the other restaurant was ok, La Puesta Del Sol was amazing! We thoroughly enjoyed meeting the owners, watching people getting up and dancing to the music on the juke box, and the food. The food was great... More 

Thank willbaker13
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Had a wonderful time on what would have been a rainy night... sat outside; met the owner and her daughter and had an amazing seafood soup. Clearly everything caught within 24 hours and the snapper was magnificent. If all you care about is friendly, good service and home recipes away from home this is the spot. Great and will definitely... More 

Thank Fred R
adriana b, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Puesta Del Sol, responded to this review

Hi and Pura Vida! Thank you for your review of La Puesta del Sol!! We certainly do appreciate you taking the time to review. We strive to always have fresh dishes and good service. Hopefully, we will see you again! On behalf of La Puesta del Sol, thank you again, Pura Vida, La Puesta del Sol 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
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
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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: 50626378003
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?