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Playa de los Artistas

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central American, Costa Rican
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| Across the street from Los Mangos hote, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0920
Today
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is very romantic. It is in the sand and by the water with beautiful wooden tables and cool decor. You'll probably want to ask for a seat by the water during the day, but at night there are less bugs if you sit closer to the kitchen. The menu was unique and the food was incredibly fresh and... More 

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Thank 1danielapeinado
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On the beach and candle-lit. Bring your sweetie here for a wonderful experience. If you can, reserve a specific table that entices you. Food is Italian themed and very good. I understand the menu changes frequently. Lasagna with swordfish ragu was a hit.

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Thank Jeff T
Hudson, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was not enough lighting to see hardly anything. Which was probably a good thing since the food wasn't at all impressive. The menu was hard to read, the waitstaff gave differing descriptions of the food. The food was expensive for what we received and it also had no flavor. We got stuck sitting at a low table and there... More 

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Thank Marushkapowers
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant we go to whenever we are in Montezuma. The setting is ideal; you have the choice of covered seating or seating on the beach. The food is a fusion of Latin and Italian, and is always of a high quality. Wait staff is very friendly.

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Thank Evan W
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pearl this place is!!! I had two dinners at Playa de los Artistas in the last 2 weeks, one with a group of friends and one romantic evening with my boyfriend and everything was perfect!! Location is breathtaking, food was delicious, very well prepared and presented. Service was impeccable! This Restaurant is a MUST!

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Thank ginanyc2016
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us from our hotel-owner and it was worth it! One of our highlights in three-week-vacations at Costa Rica. The food was creatively unique and delicious - the service very kind. The view and the atmosphere is great. The whole restaurant is built with a lot of love (even the toilet is a eye-catcher). A "must-do"... More 

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Thank Sebastian D
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived here with limited cash and they didn't accept cards. We didn't have enough money to really explore the menu but we did have two mains and a beer each. The setting is nice but it is very dark. The menu needs to be explained as it's not legible but the food was extremely good. Staff nice etc.

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Thank Stephen D
new york city
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Rarely take to TripAdvisor to write reviews but what a disappointing meal we just had. I just rushed home to brush my teeth to forget it. Scratching our heads at how this place is so highly rated and so highly recommended. Perhaps avoid the main courses and stick to the raw appetizers? We made the mistake of ordering the fish... More 

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It's been 10 years and at least once every two weeks I go there. A superb place to enjoy by yourself or with friends. Every experience is different, the chef changes the menu every single night!!!, He surprises its customers to its best and the quality is amazing together with the atmosphere,a romantic and different place since it is one... More 

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

A place with a unique location, very good food, good wine, good attention, definitely the best in Montezuma, enjoy a good dinner, quiet place, good prices

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Across the street from Los Mangos hote, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?