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Calle Principal, Playa Potrero 50304, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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7:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Principal, Playa Potrero 50304, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After spending 3 hours try to get food all I can say is don't eat here I'm sure it's a fun party place but service is beyond bad!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although you may wait for your food to arrive longer than desirable, Perla's waiters make every attempt to please. Antonio is very pleasant and attentive. Big portions with something for everyone. Perlas has great live music most days and always has a good vibe.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sonya G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took us 20 min to get someone's attention to seat us . Then took half an hour to get a waiter after that another 20 min to get him back to order by then we ordered drinks and food to make it faster but drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CRsurffans
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is long so if you don't want details short version we were there 2 hours and only got our drinks and 1/2the apps ordered so we left. We got to Perlas on a Wednesday night at 730pm, no one came to say us we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mistis2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to Perlas several times now and the experience has been similar each time - you place your drink and food order, a waiter brings your drinks, then you don't see that waiter again, someone new takes over your table and your food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Truly friendly and laid back open-air bar with good food and reasonable drinks. I was welcomed like family and treated like a local

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank George B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Perlas is a very relaxed bar grill , took family and enjoyed very much good food kids loved playing the games they have . Good burgers beer nice and cold and they play NHL hockey on their TV's thumbs up. Darren

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Darren F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first trip to Costa Rica we went to Perlas every night either for food or just drinks. Fabian was an amazing waiter!! Hope to see him again on my next trip 👌🏻🤗

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Perlas a few times on our first trip to Costa Rica. Perlas has amazing owners, Mel and Ray, who always made my family and I feel welcome. Our favourite server, Antonio, was so friendly and quickly helped us with whatever we needed. Perlas...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Life-In-Flip-Flops
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is fantastic, BBQ on fri & sat nights are amazing! Serving staff always smiling and eager to please but you need to check you bill as they tend to mix up items or forget food items., we were frequently there..love it!

Date of visit: January 2019
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Iain S
September 20, 2016|
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Response from adeccomm | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Mel and Ray who own a local B&B in Playa Potrero. Wonderful folks who wanted to keep La Perla's alive and have updated in significantly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, Playa Potrero 50304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Potrero
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4500
  • E-mail
Just great Bar food with lots of entertainment and dancing
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