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“Great place to eat in Playa Del Coco”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Vida Loca

La Vida Loca
Ranked #48 of 104 Restaurants in Playas del Coco
Cuisines: Bar, South American, Costa Rican
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Vancouver Island
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great place to eat in Playa Del Coco”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014

You cross a delapitated bridge on the beach to get to it - away from town. It's right on the beach so you have a great view while you eat. They have wonderful fish tacos! You get so much - we shared a plate. Really good value for your money. The beer is cold and the fruit drinks are good. What more could you want.

  • Visited January 2014
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Athabasca, Canada
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Worth the walk over the rickety bridge!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

South on the beach and over the rickety bridge to this fun beach bar where there is usually a good crowd of ex-pats, Tico's and tourists enjoying the cold beer and excellent food. Seems like there is always something going on with live music frequently featured. Try their famous meat loaf. Very good.

  • Visited February 2014
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Calgary
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Felt like an American restaurant.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Very cool beach location, great service, food tasted great, but so sad to see Tico feel fading away. Wish local Latino music was more common here than American.

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Thank PurpleTravel
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Virginia Beach VA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Zack brought it back- Only joint on the beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Great food, nice owner, and a diverse crowd of gringos to Tico's make this joint a local favorite.

Try anything with the mashed potatoes. Home style comfort food at it's best.

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New York
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Wish I found this place earlier!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great little beach bar. It's a little off the beaten path but a great spot to have a beer and pass the day away! I didn't find it until my last day in Costa Rica but it will be my first stop on my next visit!

Visited December 2013
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