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Restaurante Las Olas

$$ - $$$
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
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Playas del Coco, Guanacaste. | Costado Oeste de Farmacia Aloe, Playas del Coco 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2670 2003
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

it does not look like much from outside and there are more fancy places to eat, but if you want great local seafood at a reasonable price, this restuarant is highly recommended. The food presentation was surprising nice and the food was fantastic. If you had this service, presentation and quality in a US restuarant you would be paying 4... More 

1 Thank halsea
Kincardine, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

My wife and I enjoyed a very good evening meal here. The menu has some variety, the service was friendly and attentive. Overall it was good value with a family diner kind of atmosphere.

1 Thank Randy H
Marietta, Georgia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Wow - The food was great!! We had a family of 4 and each had a different meal and all really enjoyed it. My Surf and Turf was perfectly cooked and the steak was tender. One of my sons had the mixed seafood rice which was loaded with a variety of seafood and very tastefull. The rest of the families... More 

Thank acwild70
Vienna, Virginia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012

What can I say - I got sick after eating here - it kinda ruined my V-Day - not sure if I will head back any time soon. Everyone was nice, place seemed clean! My boyfriend did not get sick - :/

2 Thank cseegren
Herndon, VA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2012

We went to dinner at Las Olas based on a recommendation from our hotel staff. The food was excellent and presentation was spectacular. I ordered the herbed chicken and my husband ordered the stuffed lobster with an assortment of other seafood. Both very excellent dishes. The lobster was fantastic! Fresh and delicious. Highly recommend this place.

Thank DuaaE
Belen, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2012

when you drive by or look inside, this place looks like just another touristy resturant/beach bar with quirky decor. BUT the food is on a whole different level. Every thing was fresh local and over the top good. I ordered stuffed snapper and a seafood soup. I got a bowl of fresh shell fish with a whole steamed crab on... More 

1 Thank LauraARM
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

There are so many good restaurants in this small town. It is a wonder that they can all flourish. Las Olas definitively flourishes. It is expensive but it will be some of the best seafood you have ever eaten. It is much better than anything in Atlanta Georgia.

Thank Pilotdoc
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2012

The food was delicious. fresh fish, well prepared and served with many smiles by the friendly staff. And the sangria was the best on our trip by far. Highly recommended

Thank rrrast
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2012

The place was recommended to me by the maid working at the place we stayed. We really liked the Mahi Mahi we got and the other items were pretty good too.

1 Thank teazea
Columbia, South Carolina
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104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We had a wonderful dinner here. I had a stuffed red snapper that was to die for, my wife had three lobster tails, and my son had a filet. Everything was spectacular! Try the mixed ceviche - you will not be disappointed!

Thank tiebee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playas del Coco, Guanacaste. | Costado Oeste de Farmacia Aloe, Playas del Coco 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 2003

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?