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Cafe de Playa

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“octopus” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Seafood, Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

The food was very tasty but at a price and alas after eating the seafood my husband was ill with V&D. Lovely sea view

Thank luckyonelol
Reviewed March 4, 2016

On the beach in Coco, with great view of the ocean. Can eat inside in the shade (though we had to move due to the lack of a breeze) or outside. Menu not bad, mainly seafood. My wife really enjoyed the oyster plate. Prices not...More

Thank AlbertaKennyBoy
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Another of our regular stops in Playa Coco , located as a restaurant in a small boutique hotel , it offers open air seating or outdoors on the patio. Food is well prepared and the menu features standard and local dishes. Only negative was the...More

Thank tombrady127
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Late dinner with friends. Wish we had gotten there earlier to be able to enjoy their beach front location. Food and service were both very good. The beef tenderloin was very tender and flavorful.

Thank Shell366
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Good place for a six o'clock drink and dinner. Service was good although the language was a little hard to understand. The staff was eager to interpret. The prices were good and we found that to share a meal was adequate

Thank Pat K
Reviewed February 21, 2016

We stopped here twice while in Coco. Once for drinks and a couple days later for dinner. Very laid back beach experience. The food was good, I had the catch of the day and it was very good. Tuna fish grilled medium rare. The drinks...More

Thank Tom55304
Reviewed February 19, 2016

We came here for breakfast and their American breakfast was very good. The portions of their fruit plate was small. Coffee is very strong.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed February 18, 2016

The best mojito I ever had and a delicious 4 cheese and mushroom appetizer while we watched the sunset! Don't forget to bring bug spray though if you go in the evening because the mosquitoes were definitely out and about.

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Can't understand the poor reviews! We ended up eating there three evenings because the food was far superior to any of the other restaurants we tried. Great seafood beautifully prepared. The staff were friendly and competent, and the view beautiful. Costa Rican food in general...More

Thank jimOnChinook
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We were treated to lunch as the result of having "won" a prize of either $1000 or an all expenses paid week long vacation in Costa Rica. Sounded too good to be true and it was. But I digress...the food on offer was simple but...More

1  Thank Susan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621
  • E-mail
An elegant beachfront retreat Café de Playa is a slice of the Pacific Paradise, with welcoming accommodations and luxurious living. Indulge in the bounties of the sea, the fruits of Costa Rica and beverages from around the globe. A world unto itself, Café de Playa is the ideal beach front venue for lodging, entertainment, romantic dinners, weddings, private events and activities for every mood.
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