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Coco's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
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Main Street | 75 meters Norte de Correo Postal, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0665
11:30 - 09:00
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Munster, Indiana
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very good mexican restaurant in samara. went there twice . liked their food and service. portion size is more than adequate and Prices also very reasonable.

Thank Venkat V
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant expecting a relaxing and fun experience. The ambience is nice and looks fun. The service was beyond horrible. First the wait staff appeared to not know who should wait on us. We gave our drink order to 3 different waiters when they asked us for our drink order and actually received them after we were... More 

Thank joni42
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Coco's last night for our last dinner in Samara. Service, atmosphere and food was great. Back in Canada tonight and miss Samara already.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit we didn't get any food, but instead were there for drinks. Their margaritas are good and priced comparably to other bars and restaurants in the area. Our second visit was to get something light to eat. I decided to try the daily special which was nachos. I was not impressed. They had very little flavor even after using... More 

Thank Barry E
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Coco's 3 times while on vacation with family in Samara. It was our 'go to' place because of its great food, especially burgers, and its authentic, clean atmosphere. The best restaurant in town!

Thank sundeca
Surrey, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food. A little higher price than the average touristy restaurant in Samara, but I'd say it's worth it. The staff are all quite nice and accommodating. The buffalo shrimp tacos are my fave. Looks like a fun place to have a few drinks. We went on slightly off hours because we had young kids with us (always eating... More 

Thank lovetowander5
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. The food is good and they have happy hour everyday! But, the best thing about Coco's is the owner's and the staff! Thanks for a terrific time!

Thank Crazy C
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Charming restaurant tucked in the monkey filled trees just off the beach in Playa Samara, a funky surfing village on the Pacific coast. Delicious, generous portions of Mexican comida. Wonderful place to meet and make friends from around the world. Oh........and killer margaritas!!!!! M y C

Thank mylalance
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

My boyfriend and I ate here three times during our 5-day visit to Samara. The food is great, and so are the drinks. We chatted with the owner during one of our visits, and he was just so hospitable and lovely to talk to. If you're looking for a restaurant in Samara with solid food, you must dine here. It... More 

Thank brooklynkb
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Just returned from a family vacation in Samara, CR. We found this gem of a restaurant in downtown Samara. We were looking for authentic Mexican food and found it here. The waitress was great and met all of our needs. The owner visited our table and chatted for a while. The cook was obviously very good at his job! Plus,... More 

Thank Teresa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | 75 meters Norte de Correo Postal, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0665

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