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“Best seafood I ate”
Review of El Coconut

El Coconut
Ranked #40 of 217 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: This setting could just as well be in LA or Paris; beautiful teak terracing, all handmade wood furnishing and the shining cobber from the bar and the lamps give that warmth and good feeling we all enjoy. The wait staff takes pride in being members of Team Coconut for years. It is their personalized attention that permits them to remember each client and their likings. Nowhere else will you feel as Welcome and Well attended as here. Every day the same words are repeated "The Client is the King". At El Coconut you will also find a truly professional kitchen where the main ingredients are "Heart & Soul". Who could be able to resist an Avocado filled with sauteed Shrimps, A Tropical Lobster prepared with fresh pineapple, raisins and ginger or not to forget the Surf & Turf even big enough to satisfy the hungriest surfer. Where else in Costa Rica would you find a temperate wine cellar of almost 1000 bottles? Nowhere that we know of. Our wine selection goes from the easy drinking Latin American table wines to finer selections such as Chateau Neuf du Pape, Penfold 389 and many more. Our seating capacity is more than 100. We are used to and truly enjoy arranging your special events; be that "The President's Club", incentive dinners, rehearsal dinners or weddings. Let us make your night that special night.
Reviewed March 7, 2013

After a long day of sun and surfing, it was great to sit on the beautiful open deck of El Coconut. The menu offers a prix fix or a la carte. The service was great and the host gave us great recommendations.

This place was right across from witches rock.

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Thank Janner519
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

El Coconut was recommended by our hotel and outside of the shrimp/avacado appetizer the meal was very dissapointing. The happy hour drinks were weak and we were double charged for them (it took them 15 minutes to correct the bill). The alfredo sauce was a sea of butter and the chicken was tough as leather. Would defintiely not return here, especially given the price paid.

Thank Matt R
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

We loved this restaurant! Our server was prompt and friendly- never missing a beat. My husband dropped his napkin, she swept in with a new one immediately. Our pasta and seafood were the best meals that we have had this entire week. The wine selection was very good, and the Live music was awesome! We will tell all of our friends about this gem!

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Thank Aly_hudson
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

I went there with a big group (8 people) two nights ago and had an incredible time. The service was great and the food was superb. Definitely the best steak I had in Tamarindo in the week that I stayed there.

Its not overpriced. $25.00 for a bacon wrapped filet with two sides and an appetizer or entre? Yeah, good luck finding that anywhere else in a tourist resort, especially food of this quality.

The owner, a nice blond woman who you will always find greeting visitors outside, came over to our table and sat with us for a bit. She was very friendly and accommodating.

Definitely recommend this great spot!

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Thank Charlie B
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

My wife and friends really enjoyed the food, drinks and dessert at the restaurant. Most of all, the service was great! The owner and our server Davis made our evening very enjoyable and we were in town all the way from Bk, NY. Would definitely return!!

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Thank souffrant23
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