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“A Must See”
Review of La Vida Loca - CLOSED

La Vida Loca
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Scotland, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A Must See”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

My wife and our friends went to the Bar for an evening with Donny Walsh from the Downchild Blues Band. He has a Condo in Coco and plays every Saturday night during the month of February. The whole crowd I bet were Canadians, well at least 90%. The place was packed with a great bunch of people, even Donny went around talking to people during his breaks. One caution though, if you are there late, be careful after crossing the bridge. There have been a few muggings in the parking lot. Its very dark, don't do it alone, be very vocal and there should be no problem. Two of my friends have been mugged after closing the bar and crossing the bridge to the lot. Thanks for a great night and many foggy memories.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Don H
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  • English first
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English first
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Canadians welcome!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Saturday night we went to see the Downchild Blues band. Opening band was The Leathernecks. Great fun and just what you'd expect from a beach bar. Tip: pre-arrange your ride home.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank RoyGowler
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Tillsonburg, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Beach Bar”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Great little open air bar on the beach. Cold, cheap beer, good food and very pleasant staff. Great music on Saturday nights, Donnie Walsh and the Leatherbacks!!! Really, really good band!!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank lewielouis
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“The "O"riginal go-to bar on the beach”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Cold beer. Friendly ex-pats. Hosts a helluva live music show on some weekends. The food is reasonable, and the addition of the Pizza oven is a plus. But really, you're in Coco for the beach, and no other venue puts you right on top of it like La Vida Loca. Just go here. And stay. For awhile, at least.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank rwckennedy
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“bridge not to cross to bar not to leave”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

great music, happy hour, ice cold imperial silver,super food specials - only negetive was the "no seeum's - but then its on the beach so you got to expect that, use the OFF on the bar

Visited February 2013
Helpful?
Thank SGM Tully
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