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To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
$5 - $55
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Seafood, Central American
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

We ended in Costa Rica after the other trip we had planned go canceled. The Abbocato website didn’t have a direct booking feature like Open Table but the lovely owner, Paola did email me back and asked if we had any allergies. My husband and...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020

Abbocato was recommended by our hotel, El Mangrove. We arrived before sunset and were seated outdoors for early cocktails to enjoy the incredible view. Our server Amaru was wonderfully gracious and well informed about the menu. He suggested the 4-course tasting menu and we were...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020

Perfection perfection The food is unique and so tasty. Service is impeccable and the view is amazing

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020

We were strongly advised to come in time to see the sunset and I would strongly advise others to do the same. It is jaw droppingly beautiful.The patio with views across a pool and out to the bay is like the photos from a magazine...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 2, 2020

Passionate owner duo. Beautiful setting and a great date night with several course meal. Of course, my favorite was the dessert. I would recommend putting on your best dress and enjoy a great evening at this fine dining establishment.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 18, 2020

I guess if you're thunderstruck, something has to thunderstrike, and is this fabulous, amazing, breathtaking restaurant the something in question. The front exterior is nice enough. The interior is gorgeous. But the back exterior is just about beyond words. I know that it's the food,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020

Excellent in every way, from service to every dish. Highly recommend. They are usually closed on sundays and mondays but accommodated us on Sunday, along with one or two other tables, as they were preparing for New Year’s Eve. It was special.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 4, 2019

We enjoyed our last dinner in Costa Rica here and it was an absolute treat. Prefix meals but everything was arranged wonderfully. May not have a huge selection for kids but my nine-year-old daughter still found something to eat. A definitely must stop if you’re...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 24, 2019

We found the restaurant on Trip Advisor - last night of a vacation for a visiting relative and we decided to stay near the airport (Playa Panama is 20 minutes away on a good paved road). We were all glad we did, and thought it...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 10, 2019

We were staying at El Mangroove and wanted to get out the hotel for bit and found this place on google. It was literally a 5 minute drive for us. We emailed in a reservation and heard back right away. We walked in and the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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February 11, 2019|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hola, Thanks for contact our restaurant and yes you can come but we need a reservation so please just go thru our webpage. Best Regards, Abbocato
December 24, 2018|
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Response from robertsG4764GM | Reviewed this property |
Hi, While there didn't seem to be a dress code, most diners wore what might be considered "business casual" Women in dresses, skirts or nice pants and men with button down shirts and dress pants.
February 3, 2018|
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Response from marlboro1 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on when you are going. I would check [timeanddate] website to see when sunset will be for the date you are going to be there.
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