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The Beach House Restaurant and Bar

800 M Norte Banco Nacional, Playa Potrero 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2654 6203
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 M Norte Banco Nacional, Playa Potrero 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for drinks and appetizers....fantastic place right on the water. Had the tempura shrimp and coconut calamari (among other things) and they were superb. Staff were pleasant, views were great.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here by chance on our last night. The food was good , service was fantastic and they had a singer which really made for a nice evening.

Thank dkfalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner and pitchers of Sangria with fun entertainment on a Sunday night. Right on the beach with a beautiful sunset view.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had one of my best meals at this place. The patio is awesome. They had some great entertainment while we were having our dinner. It seemed so romantic. We took one of our favorite photos at this place. We visited here twice and enjoyed...More

Thank Bajakirk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered a pitcher of margaritas, order of onion rings and order of nachos. Food tasted good, nice atmosphere, attentive service but all three of us were shocked at the expense of $55 !?! Yes, got 6 reasonable sized drinks from the pitcher which might have...More

Thank Wanderlassie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunsets and clean atmosphere. Drinks were delicious and beer was cold. Food was good and waitress pleasant. The view of all the boats bobbing n the water was a perfect setting to watch a sunset. Recommend at least once.

Thank CynthiaZhuhai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us enjoyed a nice lunch here overlooking the boats anchored in the water. The menu has a ton of choices. I enjoyed really tasty fried onion rings with my good chicken sandwich. Others had fish tacos and other platters. When we ordered...More

Thank Dodiefae
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We are frequent visitors to Costa Rica and the Playa Flamingo area. The Beach House is always a must when we go there. They have really good American food. Once a week they have Darin Talbot come and perform and we always try to be...More

Thank MarieBee1981
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Good value first and foremost! Good food is pretty easy to find here. Good value? ThatS another challenge all together. I had the TUNA steak and I couldn't have been happier! My wife had the sea bass, and it too was excellent. My buddy had...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Great food, great service,great sunset view. Our server Stedman was spot on., Coming back next year to CR and do it all over again. Pura Vida

Thank treehouse68
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February 5, 2018|
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Response from havegunwilltravel | Reviewed this property |
Beach House accepts major cards, as do most restaurants in the area.
April 29, 2016|
Response from Murray C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Recent owner change and that has definitely changed. I was just there in March, had margaritas, sangria and beer myself over the course of a few visits.
April 28, 2016|
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Response from dfarm357 | Reviewed this property |
Visa, Master card no problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 M Norte Banco Nacional, Playa Potrero 00000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Potrero
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 6203
  • E-mail
Formerly a private residence, The Beach House has been transformed into a quaint restaurant and bar, renown for its fresh seafood and equally excellent American fare. Located directly on Playa Potrero, The Beach House offers awesome daytime and nighttime views of the Pacific Ocean, interrupted only by some of the most spectacular sunsets the area has to offer.
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