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Soda Mediterranea

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Pueblito Sur, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining with friends at Soda Mediterranea was a great evening with delicious food and fun. This quaint restaurant located in the courtyard of Playa de Coco stands out with its amazing Mediterranean cuisine. The service was outstanding, the waitstaff helpful and friendly, and the food remarkable. Don't miss this hidden gem in Coco Beach!

Thank GoffedIt
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had diner here tonight and it was amazing! Excellent food, beautifull setting and very good service. The carpaccio of octopus was worth the trip.. Will surely come back every time in CR!

Thank Lucbou7
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This may be my favorite restaurant in all of Costa Rica so far and I've been to quite a few as I've been here for a week and a half now. Lovely little quaint place with bohemian atmosphere. Super super authentic Italian food. The server and Chef Paulo are both very friendly and chef Paulo is often serving as well.... More 

Thank Evan J
El Coco, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Consistently great food! Good ambiance. Always a pleasure to eat here. Best part of it all, it is the only restaurant in town opens till late. Finish up with sorbet!

Thank Can S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I lived in El Coco Beach for a year back in 2013 while working at the Four Seasons Resort Papagayo and became a regular of Soda Mediterranea not only because of their excellence in every plate they concocted but also because of the cozy ambiance and wonderful customer service provided by Alessandro, the italian former owner. Well, I came back... More 

Thank Lasibarita
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

It's a cozy place in the middle of a small plaza where you can dine outside. Wonderful dinner, great service, friendly staff... I highly recommend visiting this place!!!

Thank mariajoaguilar
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good. Atmosphere was nice. It shares the same courtyard as La Dolce Vita. Wife and 3 teen children liked it more than I or I would have rated it a three. I preferred La dolce vita.

Thank AdvntrTime
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, incredible flavors, not to mention such a cute setup of the restauraunt. Would recommend to anyone, especially for those Italian-food lovers.

Thank Hannah D
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Very good food in a lovely setting. We were welcomed with small bowls of tasty fresh soup, enjoyed a variety of tasty seafood dishes, and sent of with apertifs. Very welcoming atmosphere, tasty food, and gracious service.

Thank gregesimon
Morro Bay, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is a small intimate Bistro. Dining is Al fresco and the service is very personal. We had the "home-made" gnocchi and I can truthfully say it was the best I ever had. I can also attest to the freshness of their fish. While we were dining a local fisherman brought in a beautiful red snapper and proudly displayed it... More 

Thank Neil J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pueblito Sur, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: 50626701107

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?