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La Pecora Nera

3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (65 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Eladio the chef is awesome! The food is exceptional as well as the service. Ebony and the rest of the staff help to make this an amazing dining experience. I can’t say enough about the food we went 4 nights out of 5. Bon Appetit!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted by friendly staff in a charming outdoor dining ambience with exciting Italian food prepared by a passionate chef! What more could anyone want!! Thank you Ilario and Vivian 👏👏👏

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone to this restaurant twice now, in the past month. Both times the food was phenomenal and the service excellent. Wonderful atmosphere. A must in Costa Rica. You don't just get your meal, you get a whole experience. At two times during the meal...More

Thank Erinn K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No place in Costa Rica that I’ve experienced operates on the same level of fine dining, top-rated cooking and professional, knowledgeable service as La Pécora Nera. Everyone that works at this restaurant cares deeply about the food, it’s presentation, and the satisfaction of their customers....More

Thank camerongreenlee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to this restaurant reading all the good reviews but it was a big delusion. Food was average, but the italian owner's attitude is what really impressed us negatively. He was rude and arrogant! Seemed like he was mistreating my girlfriend...More

Thank RikiACAB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was lovely. Hidden away yet quite elegant and wonderful food and service. Wine "cellar" also.

Thank reneehake
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

So good we went back a second time in one week! Great service and if your early a nice quiet, romantic setting!

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time at La Pecora Nera. The service was warm and friendly and extremely hospitable. The food was absolutely amazing. And to complete the experience the ambiance is so beautiful and charming! We absolutely loved this place!

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This is pricier than many Costa Rican restaurants but for a reason. Excellent service and quite tasty food. Highlight was a delicious starter of baby squid (one of that day’s specials), and the other plates were good rather than great. Octopus was tasty but could...More

Thank RG_LondonUK
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located 80m down a gravel alley almost immediately next to Le Chameleon hotel. Don’t be put off by its location. The food is really good, and the chef is supported by a family team who strive to make the whole dining experience...More

1  Thank robinjn1
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9 April 2018|
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Response from Sharle O | Reviewed this property |
Most appetizers, we share, are 8000 to 10000. I recommend pescado or tuna carpaccio. Pastas 9 or 10,000. Mains are 13 to 16,000. Mains come with a salad, vegetable sides, a starter soup, and house made breads. We share, it... More
28 January 2018|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
5-10 every day except Monday, when they are closed.
17 November 2017|
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Response from Amilcar M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490
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