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Cafe de Playa

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“octopus” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

After a few hours at Playas del Coco, my girlfriend and I followed the signs and walked down to Cafe de Playa. We had read about the sunsets earlier that day, but we didn't read up very much on the food and drink. Don't worry....More

Thank CLengua
Reviewed August 13, 2015

The fish was lovely, and the staff very friendly. The facility was wonderfully tucked away, yet on the beach and it was very clean.

1  Thank Lilita8
Reviewed July 11, 2015

We ate staying at the hotel and thought we'd try out the restaurant. There were two of us and we had blackened mahi-mahi, salad and mashed potatoes and the other meal was coconut shrimp with the same sides. It was a large portion of fish...More

1  Thank wallbs
Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Cafe De Playa, is an upscale, on the beach hangout!! The food is unbelievable, and if you love seafood, this is the place for you!!! It's a bit pricey, but for special occasions, or to just enjoy the sunset and a cocktail, I highly recommend...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our group of 8 went on June 5th, 2015 for dinner without a reservation and the staff was happy to accommodate us. They even had bug spray and citronella lanterns when we requested it. The entire hotel/restaurant is under very new management and the rooms...More

1  Thank Sheri S
Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were a party of four. At first they didn't look like they were open because it was dark. Once inside the restaurant area was lighted and the staff was welcoming. We ordered drinks and dinner. The waiter's name was Andrey and he was very...More

Thank sandylp
Reviewed June 4, 2015

This hotel is used to present on the timeshare Las Palmas. We wasted our vacation morning then were not given the promised week stay. this means a new low in timeshare scams. We have been around this timeshare industry since 2003 and never have we...More

1  Thank RevDeborah
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great location right on the beach! Perfect romantic spot to watch beautiful sunsets while sipping excellent cocktails like margaritas & mohitos :)

Thank Deep1122
Reviewed April 19, 2015

We ate lunch here last week & were disappointed. We had the ceviche ($14) that only came with three small patacones. It was a good sized dish but our server never came back for us to order more. We ordered the ceviche as an appetizer...More

Thank Karina R
Reviewed April 6, 2015

A nice high-end restaurant choice in an oceanfront location. Just a few tables, but excellent food and service.

Thank 265Scott_E_13
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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, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar, 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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