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Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0073
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“lasagna” (13 reviews)
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous view of sunset and excellent dinner. Wonderful staff and food. Would love to go back and visit again.

Thank kentval192
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was truly fine dining at it's best, the decor, tables, ambiance was amazing. It's one of those places you'd probably propose to someone at or be proposed to. The wine I had was delicious, and the chef personally came out to talk about my...More

Thank brimeeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place and dramatic views and great service, but the food was not as good as I expected. Very dramatic, but expensive and just ok...

Thank Troutmonger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I made a reservation during our trip to Costa Rica after seeing all of the amazing reviews on Tripadviser. I made the reservation for 5:30. We sat on the terrace having a cocktail while watching the sunset then were seated at our...More

Thank 7548ds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Playa Hermosa and promised ourselves we would visit this restaurant and I am pleased that we did. The hosts deliver exceptional customer service, attentive without being obtrusive. The food and drink service was efficient but not rushed and the food was very...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

There really aren’t enough words to say what a special experience it is to dine here. Andrea and Paola are masters of their craft. We have been here for lunch and dinner on many occasions. The first time you visit here, you’re made to feel...More

Thank SandyBeach235
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great place for sunset and a romantic dinner. Very intimate and warm staff. Wine list was solid for CR and the food was amazing.

Thank dtkuesis
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Abbocato has an eloquent setting for an eloquent fine dining experience. I like to arrive before sunset to enjoy a special drink by Paola on the patio by the pool watching the sunset explode into color. There is an extensive menu, but I always choose...More

Thank Bette G
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Upon reading positive reviews on Trip Advisor, we chose Abbocato for our final supper in Costa Rica. Since we would be dining on a Saturday night, I emailed the restaurant weeks in advance to make a reservation, and received an immediate confirmation. The restaurant is...More

Thank cupcake_amy
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I was excited to go to this restaurant after reading the reviews, but it fell short for both my husband and I. My husband had the tasting menu of meat, and I had teh tasting menu for seafood. My tuna tartare was okay, but not...More

Thank hpda2
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Questions & Answers
3 February 2018|
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Response from marlboro1 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on when you are going. I would check [timeanddate] website to see when sunset will be for the date you are going to be there.
Sherry C
11 August 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hola, Sorry but not we do not have this service. Abbocato
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24 January 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we can, please contact us to our restaurant (506)26720073 or write us directly to our mail. Regards, Abbocato
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo  >  Playa Panama
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0073
  • E-mail
To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
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