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Cafe de Playa

€€ - €€€, Seafood,
La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“hamburger” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

During the high season this place holds parties. Drinks were good, we didn't try food. Seemed like all the visitors know each other and it is a party for those who had come to Coco for years.

Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Johnny D recommended my husband and I come here for lunch, and so we did. The view is spectacular and very relaxing. My husband had the octopus and I had the shrimp avocado. Willy was our waiter and left us waiting for nothing. It was...More

Thank AliBug
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a couple night out and were a bit disappointed. Good location, average food, average service and expensive. Will not go back. Better places in Coco not too far.

Thank Lucbou7
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Service is great. food good need to change up the menu.Good wine list. Great sunset views. Love the surf and turf.

Thank alc933
Katherine M, Director Comercial at Cafe de Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hola! Thanks for your comments, we are working on some updates in our menu so stay tune to see what´s new.

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We did not stay here, but found it while cruising town in our rented golf cart. We parked and were walking on the beach and came upon this gorgeous setting for viewing the sunset. We sat on their beach front bench and had a couple...More

Thank vkerr74
Katherine M, Director Comercial at Cafe de Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks for such nice comment about our venue, we really hope you can visit us again soon!

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Cafe de Playa is an elegant boutique hotel and restaurant and then some, located on the beach in Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica. Being in a bay on Costa Rica’s northwest Pacific coast, the westward facing beach is a perfect location for sunsets. Our group...More

1  Thank IanSteer
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Nicely appointed restaurant on the beach 700 meters north of Playas del Coco's main street. The dinner menu is simple and prices are higher than others in the area but the atmosphere makes the deal. The view of the bay is stunning. Very pleasant, open...More

Thank hungeryhobo
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I enjoy Cafe de Playa, they have a lovely staff an a great DJ on Sunday afternoons. I really enjoyed my meal and the staff were very nice. I though they was too much shrimp on the menu and very few vegetarian options. Shrimp is...More

Thank DanceEquations E
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

If you are lookkng for authentic Costa Rican vacay... this is the place. Wonderful staff. The food is the best I tasted in entire area. Chef and staff awesome. Willie was the best host and deserves a medal for dedicated great service. Do have the...More

Thank avrilleb2017
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This was our most upscale meal in Playa del Coco and it didn't disappoint, yet the price was reasonable. We enjoyed the patio seating watching a gorgeous sunset.

Thank 692evaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621
  • E-mail
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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