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“Beach club with a view”
Review of Cafe de Playa

Cafe de Playa
Ranked #24 of 107 Restaurants in Playas del Coco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $70
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Atlanta, GA
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beach club with a view”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

My wife and I had breakfast here 3 days during our week long visit to Playas del Coco. WE really enjoyed eating while listening and watching the waves crash on shore. The food is very good and the servers friendly and attentive.

Visited October 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect place”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

A beautiful place in a volcanic beach, offer an incredible high quality food created by a famous cheaf from Barcelona who used to mix the European experience with the high quality typical ingredient (great fish and fruits), all with a great service always kind and with the huge atmosphere of the Ocean

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Enrico P
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4 reviews
“Great restaurant. Nice beach club. Excellent hotel (5 suites)!”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

It is not just a restaurant. It's a beach club, hotel and restaurant in one.

Restaurant : Really good kitchen. A bit mediterranean. It might be a bit more expensive then your average Costa Rican chow, but it is way better. Traveled in Costa Rica for three and a halve weeks, this was the best kitchen we came across. Stayed in top locations like the Tortuga Lodge, or the Rainforest hotel in Chachagua, and ate in some nice upscale restaurants like Kapi Kapi (way more expensive) near Quepos, but never had better food in Costa Rica then here. Definitely a top restaurant!

Beach club : It is right on the beach. It has lounge seats. It has beach chairs. It has a great bar. It has great service! One afternoon we sat on the beach in a beach chair, and out of the blue we were served a chopped coconut, just for the fun of it. Whether you stay on the premises or stay on the beach, drinks are served!

Hotel : It has 5 upscale suites. Nicely decorated. Really big bathrooms. Very clean. Airco. In the evening your are surprised with some home made chocolates / desert like treat (remember : the kitchen is really good!) that decorate your room when you get back. Swimming pool available. Again, great service.

Oscar, greetings from the Dutchies! You were right about the restaurant!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank el-chefe-lico
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place for Food and a View”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

We had Breakfast here and it was amazing, the Typical Gallo pinto was superb and the morning view of the beach was astonishing, it's a great place to relax having a great cup of coffee.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank ErickRQ
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Staten Island, New York
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good Food with a View”
Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch here. Fish and chips were very well prepared. Fish larger than expected, soft, fresh and fried lightly with a crunchy exterior. French fries are tasty. Pina colodas, frozen were fantastic. Chocolate souffle put the finishing touches on the meal. All this while gazing at the ocean and the bright blue sky.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Tracy T
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