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Cafe De Playa

$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar (corner), Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner went there for the view but that was all that was good!, After ordering our food we waited an hour then had to ask for cutlery and a napkin so they gave us one set! Great view but bad service and over priced when it came to pay the bill only one guy was allowed to... More 

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Thank shereen w
cafedeplaya, Gerente at Cafe De Playa, responded to this review

thank you Shereen for your opinion, is so important for us to know about it because we want to bring a better service everyday , and also I want to apologize for the inconvenience , could you let me know the day and at what time was this problem? More 

Mishawaka, Indiana
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were five of us and we had a great time. Nice breeze. Plenty of shade...and ocean! Food was amazing! Nice selection. Something for everyone. One had American Cesear Salad with grilled chicken. Grilled mai mai was great! All was great! Waiter seemed a little new and unsure of the menu but we were in no hurry. Make sure you... More 

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Thank Carol S
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A bit pricey; otherwise, a great place to watch the sunset and dine. Outdoor dining. Hammocks and seating along the beach front.

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Thank PEGGPATT
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

over priced for so-so food. This is the 3rd time I have been there in 2 years and most likely the last. It isn't terrible but for the amount you are paying you are better off trying some place else.

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Thank nonrevgringo
Delta, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by this stunning oceanfront restaurant for a drink and bite to eat. Good, fresh mango seafood cerviche. Pricey but worth it. Friendly service.

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Thank christine g
Edmonton, Canada
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I like to go to the beach on Friday night to watch the sunset. This is one of the best places. Situated right on the beach. Small size menu and a little expensive. I had the giant shrimps with coconut and my partner had the avocado and shrimp salad. Both of us said our food was very good. Service was... More 

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Thank bandbtravel
Lincoln City, Oregon
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great view. Great food. Good service. My friend didn't like her shrimp spaghetti. She said the sauce tasted like spaghettios. But the remaining 3 loved their food.

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Thank lori s
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The view of the sunset is one of the best on Coco beach. We had a great dinner. They also had a terrific band so we stayed until way too late and enjoyed some extra cocktails. Our favorite spot in Coco by far.

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Thank David O
Derry, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went here for lunch, the service was attentive and good. The food however was mediocre compared to the other meals we had at other restaurants. I had the Mahi Mahi with ginger sauce. Not much ginger sauce and no sides. It was very expensive as well.

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Thank buckminster19
Hewitt, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

not a place to waste your money. Lie about their happy hour and bill you incorrectly. Not just to me , but everyone in the group of 12

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Thank Arnie1946

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar (corner), Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?