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El Velero Restaurant

) #7 of 19 Restaurants in Playa Hermosa €€ - €€€ , , Seafood
Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (34 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there for Taco Tuesday having high expectations given the reviews, and was not disappointed. The tacos are crispy, and have either chicken, beef or fish, pico de gallo, lettuce, and beans (although they will customize them as requested). Great setting on the beach. I...More

Thank jvisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant several times while staying in Playa Hermosa for 8 weeks. By far, their theme night meals were the best tasting and the best deals. Taco Tuesday and BBQ night filet mignon - yum!

Thank Tabetha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here every morning, fruit plate and pineapple pancakes are a must! always amazing, staff is friendly.

Thank Wambus
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were staying at the hotel for a couple of nights. The food was great. Everything was fresh and properly prepared. Great view and great food. Bring bug spray.

Thank ckboop
Reviewed 25 April 2017

All of my meals were amazing. Particularly the tacos (love em) and the Surf & Turf bar-b-que. The service was also very attentive. All prices were very reasonable.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

we went back to eat again but now they have the gate locked period I guess you have to be checked into the hotel to use the restaurant in the past we have gone there to have lunch or dinner and then go swimming. thank...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We visit Costa Rica for five weeks in the winter and never miss visiting our favorite Play Hermosa Restaurant. Always hugs from their very special waiters, Luis, Hernado, Joshua...the best. Love "Taco Tuesday" and BBQ on Wednesday night and Saturday. We enjoy breakfast, lunch, and...More

Thank chhillinn
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Best taco Tuesday! On the beach hearing the waves crashing eating tacos and frozen margaritas! They also have excellent breakfast.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ate a late lunch here just after checking Into our rooms. The restaurant was just off the beach, you could watch the people walk buy and hear the waves. I had a chicken sandwich with salad for lunch. The chicken was cooked nicely but...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were here for Taco Tuesday and they were sooooo good! There is a chicken, fish and beef taco on the plate.You are sitting almost on the beach. The atmosphere is lovely.

Thank Curious27
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a "happy hour" at El Velero Restaurant? What time is the happy hour? What is the cost of a cocktail?
17 April 2016|
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Response from Patti A | Reviewed this property |
It's from 4-6pm. But it does not include beer or all mixed drinks, cocktails. The drinks are reasonably priced for a resort bar. I think that their pina coladas and strawberry margeritas were around $6. - same with other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506-2672-1017
  • E-mail
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