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Backyard Bar Playa Hermosa

) #4 of 10 Restaurants in Playa Hermosa $$ - $$$ , , American
APDO 284 Playa Jaco | Central Pacific, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
+506 2643 7011
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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“burrito” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Central American, American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
APDO 284 Playa Jaco | Central Pacific, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to stop by on a Friday or Saturday night to watch the surf competitions! Pretty spectacular and you will have a front row seat in their backyard area. The food is ok - typical bar food. I would not go for just the...More

Thank Mallory M
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the ultimate spot if you like to surf or watch it. the bar has their competitions during the week and a good crowd with a chill vibe makes it all good

Thank steven b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite thing about visiting the backyard is the atmosphere and ocean view. Watching the surfing and drinking a cold one. The mint lemonade is a great refreshing drink to try too. The food is about what one would expect. Tasty and nice. The price...More

Thank wheats68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great and a must visit is you are in tow, there is always a lot people and from many different nationalities. Great place to meet new people and to watch the sunset, staff is always friendly.

Thank Melib2906
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for first morning in Playa Hermosa after a red eye. Great service and great food. Beautiful ocean view

Thank Sudsy G
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Food is average at a high cost... nice view of the beach good for hang out for drinks ONLY. Nice view of the beach waves and surf tournaments and that's about it!

Thank mmduque
Reviewed 7 June 2017

One of the highlights of my trip. From the super fun and helpful staff, to the gorgeous location, to the yummy fresh food- everything was wonderful. Only the rain kept us from coming back the next day! We even watched an international surfing competition with...More

Thank MorganTV
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went early on Saturday for the surf series. Arrived via taxi around 2 pm, it was fairly quiet & we took a table out in the grass front, in the shade with a direct perfect view of the beach. We enjoyed apps of wings...More

Thank tuckerboi
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice evening spent here after a hard day hiking through rain forest, just what we needed to relax and unwind. Highly recommend the Cuba Libre have it with flora de caña rum, extensive menu including vegetarian options. Kick back in the chairs outside overlooking...More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Backyard is the perfect place to spend a Saturday afternoon; drinks, surf tourney, bocas or barbecue... get there early to get a good table by the rail!

Thank Lynette G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Central American, American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: APDO 284 Playa Jaco | Central Pacific, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 7011
  • E-mail
The Backyard Bar and Restaurant Located next to the hotel on the beach in Playa Hermosa, The Backyard offers you an amazing open air dining experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on our oceanfront terrace from 8 a.m. til 10 p.m. daily. Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. til 11 a.m daily. Free typical breakfast for hotel guests. Theres nothing like a quiet breakfast on our oceanfront terrace. Lunch and dinner plates are served from 11 a.m. til 10 p.m. Great salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, burritos, ceviche and of course or world famous wings will keep you satisfied for lunch or try our fresh seafood delivered daily. Tuna, mahi-mahi, lobster, jumbo shrimp, whole red snapper or ceviche. U.S.D.A new york strip, filet mignon, pastas or our local dish "casados" arroz con pollo, arroz con camerones. Hopefuly you'll have time to try them all.
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