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La Pecora Nera

3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (64 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So good we went back a second time in one week! Great service and if your early a nice quiet, romantic setting!

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time at La Pecora Nera. The service was warm and friendly and extremely hospitable. The food was absolutely amazing. And to complete the experience the ambiance is so beautiful and charming! We absolutely loved this place!

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is pricier than many Costa Rican restaurants but for a reason. Excellent service and quite tasty food. Highlight was a delicious starter of baby squid (one of that day’s specials), and the other plates were good rather than great. Octopus was tasty but could...More

Thank RG_LondonUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located 80m down a gravel alley almost immediately next to Le Chameleon hotel. Don’t be put off by its location. The food is really good, and the chef is supported by a family team who strive to make the whole dining experience...More

Thank robinjn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant yesterday evening. To make it short it is the best restaurant in puerto viejo area by far! The team and chief are very nice and take care to you, the place is very nice and last but not least the...More

Thank Laurent T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great meal! Above and beyond what was expected. This place is a hidden gem. The chef and his family were most gracious.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food in a gorgeous restaurant in a warm family atmosphere. Pizza dough was a little flat but papardelle was excellent.

Thank juliehudson1215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place provided me with one of my favourite meals during my whole holiday - gratinated ricotta and potato ravioli in a pink sauce - absolutely delicious. My friend and I bumped into an American couple who had lived in Puerto Viejo for 6 years,...More

Thank Persephoned
Reviewed 7 February 2018

It is always an excellent experience for both the meal and the discussion with the chef! I highly recommend the place.

Thank olivierbeaume
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We ate dinner here one evening. Recommend making a reservation. The food was absolutely amazing if you are a foodie it is a must to visit. The staff was so nice and the owner was very accommodating. He actually has a wine cellar that he...More

Thank Julie B
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2018|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
5-10 every day except Monday, when they are closed.
17 November 2017|
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15 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490
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