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3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good food, very nice ambiance, very nice people, good service, but the prices are a litte bit on the high side.

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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In an evening we went for it but couldn't find it, only the sign at the street. Was a very dark road, strange people were there, lucky we were in a car.

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Arlington, Virginia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant could compete well in any major city, finding it here --only a few miles from where the road (literally) ends-- is surprising to say the very least. Knowing from previous reviews that reservations are needed, we booked a table about 3 months in advance. It was good we did--the restaurant was packed the Saturday night we ate there.... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually try to do something different every time we eat while traveling... but La Pecora Nera was so good, and the service was so amazing, that we decided to go twice... totally worth it, go, you wont be disappointed.

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pecora nera is a great Italian restaurant that successfully maintains the Caribbean vibe. The staff are friendly and professional, the service is very good and the food and variety of the menu are absolutely great.

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oaklnad
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant tucked away from the main road. An excellent, well balanced Italian meal served by people that understand what pasta is like in Italy, as our host is a Italian. An excellent vegetable broth was brought to the table, We swooned it was so good. We were lead to a wine cave to choose our red wine. Amazing... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best restaurant in Puerto Viejo / Cocles. In a 2 week stay in the area, we dined here on 5 separate occasions. Food was out of this world. He grows alot of his own greens, cures his own prosciutto, has an unbelievable wine room, it's all part of the experience. Beautiful ambiance. Mixed bruschetta - to die... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great. The mixed broschetta was amazing, the ravioli was great. The gnocchi were so light but the 4 cheese sauce was too heavy and too much Gorgonzola to taste the other cheeses. They start you with a delicious crackers and spread and complementary soup and surprise you at the end with complementary limoncello. Very classy. But at... More 

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Carleton Place, Canada
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice during our stay in Puerto Viejo and both meals were delicious, with friendly, attentive service and the best wine selection anywhere in the region. The chef is originally from Tuscany and he has succeeded in replicating the quality of Tuscan cooking in the Costa Rican rain forest, using locally sourced ingredients combined with some imports... More 

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Montague, Michigan
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish we had found this restaurant early in our one month stay in this area. Unfortunately, it was on our last night, but the best way to end. From the sign on the road, you'd never expect this beautiful restaurant at the end of a dirt alleyway and the wonderful cuisine that comes out of it. My linguini with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?