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La Pecora Nera

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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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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close to the hotel where we stayed, we walked there and an Italian guy welcomed us, we understood later he was the owner. Food was perfect, service excellent,only the red wine we ordered was a bit hot.

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian restaurant, very cozy with beautiful interior. The food was great and the wine cellar was very impressive. This is probably the best restaurant in Cocles area.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove by the La Percora Nera sign everyday whilst in Puerto Viego. On the last day of our holiday we fancied Italian so googled the best Italian restaurant and La Percora Nera came up. It was 5 minutes drive from where we were staying. Luckily for us we got there early around 6:30 as they were fully booked for... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited La Pecora Nera several times during our visits to the area over the years. The restaurant is very pretty, tucked away down a jungle path. You need to book in advance, as it is popular and usually quite busy. We visited this time with friends. The service was professional and the head waiter, who's name I forget,... More 

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Thank sophie a
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Design Good selection of Wines Ok service Completely overpriced Terrible food I don't like giving bad reviews but this place was a joke! 1 starter of some sort of bruschetta, which was actually few toasts with thick layers of different type of pate (hard to stomach), a pizza which was terrible, the base was undercooked, the cheese and tomatoes... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was OK. A little hard to find as it is up a lane way but it was a pretty setting. The staff seemed quite unorganized, it took a long time in between courses.

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard great things about this Italian gem but having eaten there I can say for sure--it's all true. What a treat to find a fine restaurant under a palapa in the jungle. It's a nice break from all the rice & beans. I forgot my reading glass so my server even helped me order :) I enjoyed a lovely... More 

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Thank Harken
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant Italian food, with a top end wine list. The location, decor and ambience all add to the classy feel of the place. We hadn't booked, but took a chance - and although we were asked to wait for a short while in the bar area, the owner did his best to accommodate us as soon as a table became... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kind of lost for words, but lets begin..., we spent new years eve having dinner over here, you can order what ever you want and you literally end up licking your fingers, regardless... Attention was superb, the atmosphere is beautiful..., make sure to ask for dessert ( specially profiteroles and pannacota ). Botton line the menu is italian but could... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I echo some of the Heather loves Mexico's expereice. We were 2 ladies - not a large high value party - we were also banished to the bar at first, then offered a table by the kitchen which we chose to change to a quieter one, this found huffing and puffing. Regarding the food, Ilario indeed does attend every table... 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
Meals
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
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?