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“Best place in Coco to eat on the seaside”
Review of Cafe de Playa

Cafe de Playa
Ranked #22 of 110 Restaurants in Playas del Coco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $70
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: An elegant beachfront retreat Café de Playa is a slice of the Pacific Paradise, with welcoming accommodations and luxurious living. Indulge in the bounties of the sea, the fruits of Costa Rica and beverages from around the globe. A world unto itself, Café de Playa is the ideal beach front venue for lodging, entertainment, romantic dinners, weddings, private events and activities for every mood.
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Cafe De Playa is a really good choice for a sunset aperitive. The service was fast enough (especially for Pura Vida strandards!) and the place was perfect for enjoying the sunny late afternoon and the lights-decorated palms when the sun went down.
The atmosphere was great: waves crashing on shore, good music, good service.
Presentation of the plates and drinks where good. More expensive then at a Soda on the main road, but the quality that you get is not comparable.
The place is basically a beach club, with swimming pool, bar, restaurant, beach chairs, lounge seats. I understood that they even have suites.

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Thank Leonardo G
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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.

Thank billsaun
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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

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1  Thank Enrico P
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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!

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Thank el-chefe-lico
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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.

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1  Thank ErickRQ
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