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Papagayo Seafood

€€ - €€€Seafood, Sushi,
Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0298
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (149 reviews)
“swordfish” (26 reviews)
“shrimp cocktail” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Costa Rican, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 672 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here to have a lunchtime seafood meal for my Husband's 65th. Was not disappointed. We all had various seafood dishes which we all superb and washed it down with local beer and the ladies had a wine each. Service was also excellent. Would return.

Thank cinders77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently ate at this restaurant that was recommended to us. The 3 of us didn’t enjoy our meals. The shrimp were small and had too much sauce on top. My husbands fish was over cooked and dry. Now the cocktails were delicious. I had...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The end of January was rodeo time in Playas del Coco and we had first row seats in The Balcony to be able to watch and take photos of all the action. We also enjoyed a wonderful seafood appetizer with some Imperial cervezas before ordering...More

Thank dcstuart
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great restaurant with fresh food, great view of the nightlife and streets. Highly recommend! Nothing bad to say, food was amazing.

Thank Morgan A
Reviewed 9 April 2018

delicious seafood. great waiter and staff. open air balcony for a nice breeze but its loud from street below tho.

Thank Linnea P
Reviewed 5 April 2018

My wife and I decided to eat here based off their tripadvisor rating and the open air balcony. We were sorely disappointed. The cocktails were overly sweet, and the food (we both had fish dishes) was underwhelming. And even though there were only a handful...More

Thank WorldTraveler9076127
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The drinks at this restaurant were good. The location was nice as well. The food, on the other hand, was not impressive at all to me. I had the New Orleans style shrimp and trust me there was nothing New Orleans about them at all....More

Thank lauriebethmet
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant. The fish was incredible and is prepared with your choice of preparation and toppings. Our family was large enough to sample most all of the offerings and they were all delicious. The price was very good. The location of the restaurant...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This place came recommended and it was certainly worth it. Great service and all of the dishes we had were excellent. All of the seafood is caught locally so availability changes daily. We will be going bavk when they have lobster.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Whatever you ever heard about this place before, it is no more... the place changed adminstrations, probably a few times over and it is currently a utter and total disaster of a place. Embarrassing to have even visited today and so upset. Came. Ordered. Waited...More

1  Thank ticojulio
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Denise B
8 June 2017|
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Response from tennisplayerbbb | Reviewed this property |
I only saw outdoor dining. It was very comfortable.
Myrth J
I would like to ask the owners of Papagayos Seafood about their staff and management. Mainly about customer service. Handling of unsatisfactory food served to client. We spent 234.00 on 4 meals and 5 cocktails and a Coke. 2 of our stuffed Lobsters the tail were mushy and grainy. We told your staff and they gave us s whopping 2300 colones off our entire ticket. Should have just slapped me and told me to leave! Our server never came to see how our food was for 30 minutes. Not good. I've owned 2 restaurants for 25 years and if my staff pulled that kinda crap with my customers they would be finding a different job. Also your Chef on the evening of feb 25 needs training. Presentation of stuffed lobster was terrible. I've seen dozens of pics from there and were beautiful. I'd be glad to send you my pic. Thanks Joe
22 February 2017|
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Response from Myrth J | Reviewed this property |
Your partially right on Tico time and i was nice and cordial to all involved. Glad your food was acceptable, mine was not my wife's was. BUT I never heard a word from the owners (who aren't Ticos) or management and that's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0298
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