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Cafe de Playa

€€ - €€€, Seafood,
Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“octopus” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attentive wait staff, varied menu & food prepared as ordered. Excellent presentation.Good atmosphere & friendly patrons.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Café de Playa it’s a lovely place by the ocean where you can have a drink or have a lovely meal. The service is fantastic, the place is just by the ocean you can sit and watch the sunset ... and just enjoy! :)

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is off of the main road in Coco - last right before the end. Parking is in the back and it appears that the area can become filled quickly. We opted for an early dinner and our meals as well as drinks didn't...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

After a long day working with clients - great during the week to enjoy happy hour and sit almost front row beach front! Food is good - prices are good during happy hour. They have a special bucket of beers (7) plus an appetizer for...More

Thank 2013LindaCR
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had the most lovely lunch at Cafe de Playa at Coco Beach today! The view was beautiful, the food outstanding, and the service top notch. We thought the octopus and tuna tar tar were both standouts. My son thought the chicken nachos were the...More

Thank brownpelican29
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The restaurant is in front of the beach, so you can relax seeing the ocean while drinking or eating. It has some tables on the sand and others inside the building. The food is delicious. Good costumer service.

Thank xgc78
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We enjoyed Cafe de Playa so much, view, food, staff, that we had several meals (lunches/dinners) there. Fun bartender who likes to make special tropical drinks for guests. All servers were very friendly/helpful. Spent time on beach...lounge chairs available, a nice amenity.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

So our experience was a little weird and I honestly have no idea if Cafe de Playa is part of it or if the people we met with just use their space. When you go to Coco you will almost certainly get approached by numerous...More

Thank rsqdvr
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Good food and atmosphere. Service was great. Sunset was amazing. Amazing chocolate cake and ice cream dessert.

Thank vlw1949
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Oscar was phenomenal! The service and attention could not have been better. The food was the best we have had in Coco. We had the yellow fin tuna and the grilled chicken breast. We felt the prices were fair as the food and service were...More

Thank AlaskaRT
Katherine M, Director Comercial at Cafe de Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thanks for your nice comments! They will be always important for our improvement.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
Bar, Seafood, Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Chorrera | 900 Meters East from Lizard bar, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621
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An elegant beachfront retreat Café de Playa is a slice of the Pacific Paradise, with welcoming accommodations and luxurious living. Indulge in the bounties of the sea, the fruits of Costa Rica and beverages from around the globe. A world unto itself, Café de Playa is the ideal beach front venue for lodging, entertainment, romantic dinners, weddings, private events and activities for every mood.
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