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El Velero Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , Seafood
Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
+506 2672 1017
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (31 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
“nachos” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The breakfast was delicious and the service was great! Best eggs we have had all trip. Very friendly staff as well and nice water front open air location in the Hotel vellero.

Thank sandybaham
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are breakfast twice and dinner once. Everything was very good. Waiters are friendly and you feel welcomed. For dinner we had the red snapper and ribs. Tasty!

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best and most honest staff in Playa Hermosa. Our favorite place. Good prices And good food. We have been coming for ten years. They remember our names The staff make u feel at home. The hotel is lucky to have such great staff Joshua works...More

Thank frannie1155040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy great local fare and excellent fresh seafood in one of the nicest small beach towns you will find in this area of Costa Rica

Thank OtreblaSolrac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not stay in the hotel Velero, but we were frequent guests in their bar. Luis was the first bartender we met during our vacation and he just became an irreplaceable resource, amazing bartender and just a great local person to know... Go have...More

Thank ViolettH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting and delicious fresh food. Service was friendly and excellent. Mahi mahi was good and kids loved chicken wings. Cocktails were delicious as well. You can come off the beach in shoes and shirts or cover ups.

Thank Jenniecab
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We come here 2 or 3 a year and this is our daily go to breakfast location. The breakfast menu covers it all, from costa rican, to American to vegan all available. the food is great, reasonably priced, and the staff are the best. The...More

Thank andrew l
Reviewed 19 November 2017

My title says it all. Choose your risk factor. They didn't have lobster the night we ate there. They didn't have ingredients for a Black Russian, dirty martini or a bloody mary, and the spaghetti bolognese was NOT palatable.

Thank 50onthego
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times. Service is great. Food is good. Especially we love Taco Tuesdays. My favorite breakfast spot in Hermosa too. Sitting here watching black tuna jumping in ocean and listening to waves crash adds to the experience.

Thank Clinton B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had what was advertised as St. Louis style ribs, but they were not lean like those we've made/eaten in the States. The portion was rather small, especially factoring in the waste of fat and gristle (which didn't seem to bother my husband, as he...More

Thank internationalmama
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18 April 2016|
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Response from Patti A | Reviewed this property |
It's from 4-6pm. But it does not include beer or all mixed drinks, cocktails. The drinks are reasonably priced for a resort bar. I think that their pina coladas and strawberry margeritas were around $6. - same with other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 1017
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