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Bar y Restaurante El Coco

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican
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Main Street | 50 metros sur de los Planteles del ICE Dominical, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0235
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Crystal City, Texas
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant for lunch. My husband and I shared a local Rice and Chicken dish that was very flavorful. It came with some fries and a salad as well. I love the salads in Costa Rica - they are so fresh and only lightly dressed so the flavors and textures of lettuce and tomatoes and onions just... More 

Thank Brilyss2
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

Good snacks after surfing and playing on the beach all day. Kids enjoyed their quesadillas and I enjoyed my hearts of palm salad, beer was cold! Service was a bit chaotic and all of our orders were brought to another table but they quickly realized their mistake and brought them to us. Drinks were very slow in coming out as... More 

Thank Lou8
Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 fish sandwiches and fruit smoothies for 9000col. Fish was fresh snapper lightly breaded. Served on 3 halved slices of white bread lettuce and tomato. Can just as well toss the white bread and enjoy the 3 generous filets. Seemed to be frequented by locals as well.

Thank anasazi
San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Recently I ordered the Nachos Special con carne at this restaurant. Absolutely excellent. Every day we've been in Dominical we have ordered the batidos. Our favorites are mora (blackberry) and mango. Laid-back atmosphere allows you to enjoy the beach scene, the cool breezes and company topped off with fine meals.

Thank Ckrenzel
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Quite good restaurant for the price. Without being extraordinary food, its probably the best quality/price in domicical. Real good guanàbana and strawberry smoothies.

Thank William M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

I don't know how fish can be rubbery and old tasting when we are sitting right in front of the ocean, but it was. This restaurant is par for the course, tourist trap food all the way. Nothing was good except for the bottled beer.

Thank Giovanni M
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on Xmas day and it was a good, reasonably priced meal. I had the Chicken Casado and my wife had seafood rice and we were both happy with the food. Service was good also.

Thank J0nG
Colorado Springs
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698 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We rolled in here for lunch immediately upon our arrival to Dominical. The "typical food" is served up hot, fresh and fast, though they offer a wide variety of delicious dishes in addition The young guy working the floor has excellent English and patient with weak Spanish, including mine. The portions are ok, the cold beer flows, the sounds of... More 

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Chur, Switzerland
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226 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We stayed her for one night and then left again. Its a very cheap place to stay and you get what you pay for. Small, damp room with shared, messy bathrooms and the shared kitchen is dark and uninviting. Best thing is the location with the surf spot across the road. The staff was not very inviting and didn't really... More 

Thank swiss_globetrotter86
Cartago, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The restaurant has great beach view, fresh air and open space. The food is good, goo and acceptable price. Also is good just for drink a beer.

Thank Carlos C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Seafood, Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | 50 metros sur de los Planteles del ICE Dominical, Dominical 8000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 2787 0235

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