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coco loco

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American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim, Costa Rican
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beachfront | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 6242
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Springfield, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food and reasonable for this great location... If you are an early morning walker don’t miss out on grabbing a meal or two here later. This restaurant has great food and in the evening fantastic sunsets. Laid back beach atmosphere. You can dine inside or out. Inside on the left side of the road (basically covered area with ceiling... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has great food and if you get there in time, the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. Service was great and prices resonable.

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Orem, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good and "typical" Costa Rica. In the evenings, they set up tables and umbrellas on the beach for a great tropical experience.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably one of the greatest restaurants in Flamingo, the food is amazing, a lot of creativity and freshness. It is next to the beach and they place is cozy. Great music. Prices are OK, a little expensive but its worth it. The service is extremely slow. Make sure to go to this place and order seafood, it is... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked over from our rental to Coco Loco to have dinner. You sit right on the beach. Their signature drink is served in a coconut along with some rum. Quite tasty! We had 3 different appetizers for our dinner - the coconut shrimp were just excellent, chips with salsa and guacamole - they could have served more salsa and... More 

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Thank yrltexas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coco Loco was founded by a Frenchman, who lived in Sarasota, Florida. The restaurant is located directly on the beach. It is taken down at night and reconstructed each morning. Excellent, fresh seafood and drinks. Try the Coco Loco, which is a mix of great booze in a coconut. I have personally eaten there on a daily basis in the... More 

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Thank Carl C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I wasn't at Angelina's I was at Coco Locos. Get the Coco Loco as your meal - with fresh octopus, shrimp, scallops and more, it is a seafood lover's dream. The seafood is SO fresh. The coconut shrimp was a good appetizer. There were 8 of us each time we went and everyone loved their meals (and the drinks!)... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talented and world class chef! Excellent food and beachfront atmosphere! Friendly staff! Walking distance from two resorts nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice spot right next to the beach & the food was very good as well. I tried two apps here got the tropical chicken wings & the seafood ceviche. The wings were fantastic cooked perfectly juicy & covered in a tropical sauce. The ceviche was good I like mine with a little more citrus but that's a preference... More 

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Thank Michael B
Spring Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Coco Loco restaurant is a great relaxed - laid back beachfront location. The servers were fast, friendly and helpful, readily available to answer any food and beverage questions we had, fast taking orders as well. We had a reservation for a group of 19 for dinner, we had a fantastic happy time and enjoyed the delicious fresh food. Highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $20
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beachfront | South End of Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 6242
Description
A casual beach restaurant offering gourmet local cuisine at very reasonable prices. Feet in the sand or covered area. Gorgeous sunset view or watch the waves any time of day. Open for lunch and dinner. Visa and Master card accepted.

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