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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • 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

It's a small restaurant right on the beach. The service is good but the food and drinks are just ok.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank yesileft
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined at the Beach House restaurant and bar with friends, and the food and service exceeded our expectations. Very nice atmosphere, overlooking the beach and moarded boats. Menu had a large variety of options. We had lobster and shrimp, catch of the day which was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting247910
Reviewed 1 week ago

They add 23% to your meal cost for taxes and service. I paid $20 for a sandwich, onion rings, and coffee. Price would have been ok if good food like it was a couple of years ago, but it wasn't. Coffee was served lukewarm. Staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NatureExplorerGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took in about 4-5 lbs of Mahi-Mahi we had caught the day before. The chef consulted with us at table and then made it 3 different ways including sushumi to start, then fried then broiled. Give this place a try and be sure to take...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kevin198983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of visiting this cute little restaurant located right on the beach for a lovely dinner. We were told that we could sit anywhere so we chose a nice little table for 4 at the wall right on the beach. Stedman was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Trish A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to watch the sunset and have drinks. Stedman was a great server and we loved the Canadian connection

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food & drinks! Great views. A beach way away for us. Service was quick and friendly. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tehk68
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We were on vacation in Costa Rica and went to The Beach House for a family dinner. The waiter Stedman gave us very friendly service and made us feel very welcomed. The food was really delicious and the dish looked spectacular. The presentation fulfilled the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank water a
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We visited The Beach House a few weeks ago and we cant wait to go back. Our guests enjoyed a Cheeseburger with fresh cut fries. They loved every bite. I had an assortment of delicious appetizers and my husband loves the wings and fries. Stedman...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roberta2408
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We was there for dinner, right on the side of the ocean, music is low and you can enjoy the sound of the waves, service is good, portions are good, price is correct. Was a good dinner.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Victor C
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April 25, 2018|
Response from tashapVermont | Reviewed this property |
The hotel and restaurant told us it was safe enough to walk on the beach after dark. I would recommend a flashlight or using your phone's flashlight app. We weren't out super late ~back to the hotel by 8;30 or 9:00 ~ it... More
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.
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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
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
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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