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Restaurante Las Olas

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Playas del Coco, Guanacaste. | Costado Oeste de Farmacia Aloe, Playas del Coco 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2670 2003
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Redwood City, California
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food was a mediocre at best - and the wait staff didn't want anything to do with the customers. I always try to make the best of a situation, but this was hopeless!

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This restaurant is now closed down. Had excellent fish soup, probably the best in Coco. Also loved the Mahi Mahi stuffed with shrimp and topped with Sambuca sauce. Too bad...

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was an upstairs eatery with nice staff and good food for the price. The dinks were reasonable priced.

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Cedar City, Utah
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

The food is nicely presented with garnishes to fancy it up also food had a lot of flavor however, for the amount of food with the price of the food I took away a mark. The staff was very friendly and could speak English clearly. The restaurant below is a pizza place and some times the smoke from the oven... More 

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Denton, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a celebratory dinner here (three couples) and the service was great. Seafood was very fresh and tasty. The coconut shrimp was great - not overly sweet - and the red snapper and mahi mahi were as fresh as you can get.

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Thank Raquel R
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

1st night in Costa Rica - walking around the town of Playas del Coco - convinced to stop here by the guy out front - upstairs dining overlooking the Main Street- excellent Mojito at a reasonable price as well as delicious calamari. We both had fish - mine with mango sauce & my husband had the lemon sauce - both... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had dinner here after some guy on the street convinced the people in my group to eat here. Not usually a good sign but I went with the flow. We started with the jumbo shrimp cocktail, which was almost 20 bucks. 5 shrimps, 4 people, pretty uneventful start, but decent shrimp. Drinks were fine, and the service was mostly... More 

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

There are much better places (and more scenic places) to eat in Playa del Coco. We came here our first night of six, and it was easily our worst meal. Also, they hire some guy to stand on the street and harass you until you agree to eat there, which is annoying. The waiters were nice, the drinks were good,... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great food here, they are an outside cafe with great service as well as great food. Not disappointed, please note most place in this area are not an inexpensive fast food.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place has great service and the food is really superb, if you want to try something different this is a place that is definitely worth a try.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playas del Coco, Guanacaste. | Costado Oeste de Farmacia Aloe, Playas del Coco 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 2003

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