We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Centro Comercial Pueblito Sur. Local #7 | 650 North from Lizard Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0413
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (20 reviews)
“croquettes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 Hours
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Centro Comercial Pueblito Sur. Local #7 | 650 North from Lizard Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (179)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely tapas. Great bite to eat in groups because their foods can be shared. You can taste the freshness with every bite. Interesting menu that does not lack any flavour. ~Pura Vida~

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Linus C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great menu of various tapas with some main course selections. We ordered way too much and didn't care because everything was so good. Also has a decent amount of vegan options if that is something you're looking for. A bit off the beaten path in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bigtime23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. We took carry outs twice and enjoyed it very much. Service was great, very nice couple. Everything fresh and homemade. This was a delicious break from rice and beans. Especially, if you miss Spanish cuisine, this is the place. Los duenos...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gabriela P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kaixo is a phenomenal little place off the beaten path in Playa del Coco. The native Spaniards who act as chef and service staff provided European-style fair with endless pinxtos (small snacks) that rival any tapas you might find in Spain. Try the homemade croquetas,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank blaireburns
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This place serves more like a food from somebody who likes to cook but not an actual chef. We ordered 7 different dishes for our group and the size of all of it was more like an appetizer not the actual meal as it says...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Who knew cuisine could be so good in a far flung tropical paradise. But, that is exactly what Kaixo is- fine cuisine. The owners are a young man from Spain, his wife is a Tica. We have been there twice in just two short weeks....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DStull
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Sylvia and Carlos at Kaixo are # 1 because they deserve it! So glad to see them at the top of the charts! Can’t wait to return and have the “Madame “ for breakfast. ...... and the great selection of dinner options! Did I mention...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

worth a visit while in CR. The food quality and service were incredible. A lovely small owner run restaurant/cafe with daily specials. Highly recommend

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fesoicher
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had a few great meals here. The owners are lovely and the food is delicious! The restaurant is air conditioned and great for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank JenniferM7827
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We ended up going to Kaixo as a nice surprise. We love tapas and we love Spain, added that I am eternally in love with El Coco... so we had a little of all we love in this small place. It is managed by it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Michele M
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Playas del Coco
Hotel La Flor de Itabo
14 reviews
.26 km away
Hotel La Puerta del Sol
205 reviews
.37 km away
Hotel Coco Beach & Casino
318 reviews
.63 km away
Hotel Savannah
18 reviews
.67 km away
Nearby Restaurants
124 reviews
.41 km away
Che Sirloin
123 reviews
.03 km away
Le COQ Lebanese Health Food
705 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
El Coco Tours
13 reviews
.47 km away
Playas del coco
316 reviews
.60 km away
Alessandra Cola Art
9 reviews
.63 km away
Diamante Express
21 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
27 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Kaixo G | Property representative |
Thanks Sherry for the recomendations! ;)
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Pueblito Sur. Local #7 | 650 North from Lizard Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0413
  • E-mail
Restaurant and showroom located 100 meters from the beach in Playas del Coco. Decorated by local artists. With vegan options, gluten free, European breakfast, and our specialty, the Spanish tapas and smoked salmon. Our bread is homemade.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing