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) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Playa Panama $$$$ Italian, , Seafood
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0073
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Central American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came to have diner at abbocato. We first went by to make an reservation at 12 o'clock and they advised us to come early so we could watch the beautiful sunset. We had an amazingly good diner. Everything was perfectly onganized. We first came...More

Thank Thomas v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, ambience, and wonderful service! Paula was ever so polite, kind, and helpful. Andrea is a fantastic chef and also made the effort to introduce himself and ensured that my orders were just right. Extremely good service and I very much enjoyed everything that...More

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Costa Rica 3 times and everytime we go to Abbocato. Chef Andrea and his wife Paola travel the world looking for new items to inspire their menu. Each night they have two tasting menu's in addition to an a la carte...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in the staff makes you feel at home. I went there on July 11 for my anniversary. I didn't have reservations which wasn't even a problem, wonderful atmosphere. I had a drink which had Cognac and Vodka and was excellent,...More

Thank mrned71
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Andrea and Paola are both wonderful! The food was incredible and the attention to detail cannot be faulted!! We felt like we were fine dining with new friends and we will be sure to visit again when we return to Costa Rica! We can't recommend...More

1  Thank 2008Noo
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Definitely one of the best restaurants in Costa Rica! The place is very pretty and has an amazing view, so I recommend to have an early dinner to enjoy the sunset! The food is delicious, great taste, quantity and presentation, and the staff is incredibly...More

Reviewed May 2, 2017

We were there on a work trip and they booked out the whole restauarant for 20 of us. We started with drinks and appetizers on the beautiful patio that overlooks the ocean and forest. Dinner was served and we had 5 courses and all the...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed April 30, 2017

GO TO ABBOCATO. Every single day, Abbocato creates new specials. You can choose between seafood and meat- or have booth if you are feeling lucky. This place is HOME. You feel like you are sitting in your dining room, with decor that is a bit...More

Thank egolub
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

incredible food! we were not expecting such a cuisine at such a reasonable price. super kid-friendly as well. everybody spending holidays in the region should go out if the resort and treat themselves to the amazing abbocato!

Thank Nick R
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I've been planning a trip for a group of six couples every spring for 15 years. Our concierge recommended Abbocato so I looked it up. I was really concerned. They basically serve two fixed menus each night. With a group that has both allergy issues...More

2  Thank Wade W
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Sherry C
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hola, Sorry but not we do not have this service. Abbocato
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January 23, 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes we can help you, please write us to our webmail or call (506)2672-0073. Regards, Abbocato
Michael B
June 7, 2016|
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Response from relaxing_dad | Reviewed this property |
That would be the last "seating time", definitely not when they close. Not sure if they are open this June, like many others, as it is a very slow time in the area. Definitely call ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $55
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo  >  Playa Panama
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0073
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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!
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