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Calle Principal, Playa Potrero 50304, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Principal, Playa Potrero 50304, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

We went to perlas many time during our visit to surfside the food was good but a little expensive. wednesday wing night was excellent with huge wings and really great flavor, it is a great place to hang out a little later in the evening...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Went twice, one just for drinks on “Chase the Ace” night and another afternoon for lunch. Service a little lacking on first night (was very busy however), quite a bit better when we went for lunch. Food portions very generous and very tasty.

Thank JoannR1
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This bar and restaurant has live music mist nights and has a busy atmosphere. The food is simple but tasty and service is good. can recommend the pineapple smoothies !

Thank Feather5723
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We just got back from a 2.5 week vacation to Playa Potrero, Costa Rica. We quickly became regulars at Perlas. There simply isn't a better place to hang out. The entertainment was amazing! Charlie Lopez, Fatineza, Will Mathews, Blue Jupiter and Darin Talbot were all...More

Thank Shona M
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for karaoke night, the place was busy so I excuse a slow service. Drinks are priced 9$-12$ and taste below average, I would expect way better if you charge that much. Food prices even higher, 10$ for a French fries! We got Nachos...More

Thank Oksana O
Ray G, Owner at Perlas, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thanks for your review. our standard drinks are $6.25 and we often have 2 for 1 drink specials. All our prices include service and sales tax. Perlas is an entertainment sports bar and works hard to serve good quality dishes and so we appreciate feedback...More

Reviewed February 28, 2018

Perlas is a place you should visit when staying here a week. There are better restaurants. We went here a few times in the 10 days we were here. Once was because the music was great. The food is consistent. Not gourmet. They have the...More

Thank tabhauser
Ray G, Owner at Perlas, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you for your feed back. Perlas does not pretend to be a gourmet restaurant but a great place to hang out, play games and be entertained on a nightly basis. Thanks for your support and so glad you enjoyed your time at Perlas

Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Perla's is the place to be most evenings, always some sort of music. Stick with the typical bar food, nachos, burgers, etc. Good cold beers. Nice breezes but also the smell of septic from time to time. Owners are on site every night but keep...More

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Reviewed February 20, 2018

My wife and I took my uncle and his girlfriend and kid and had an awesome meal. The place was clean and service fast and friendly my uncles daughter likes to investigate new places and the staff did their best to accommodate her. Definitely a...More

Thank John H
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We spent 10 days in Playa Potrero, spent all 10 days at Perla’s the food and the service was excellent can’t wait till next year our favourite spot in Potrero.

Thank 262donald
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to Perlas for BBQ night. The half chicken was delicious, entertainment fantastic! Super cold beer 🍺, and lots of cool things to do (pool, darts, washers, ping pong, bean bags)!! A very fun upbeat place to spend an evening!! Clean washrooms and friendly...More

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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, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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