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€€€€Italian, Seafood,
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0073
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Central American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in to the moment you leave and everything in between was outstanding! The ambience, the food, the staff, everything was above my expectations! This restaurant alone will be a reason to come back to Costa Rica!

Thank Ashley H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tasting menu. Service was very attentive. Decor is beautiful. Great food and ambiance. Wonderful evening.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff. Super accommodating with our our kids. We all loved everything. Seafood tasting menu was excellent. Make sure to get there early enough to watch the sunset on the patio before the meal!

Thank alexhaseley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue, very friendly staff, expensive, tasting menu was dull and uninteresting. I wouldn’t bother going back.

Thank david p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abbocato is a hidden gem - if it wasn't for TripAdvisor, we very well may have missed it! We had two wonderful meals there and wish we could have had more. The highlight of the restaurant are the people. Paola and Erica waited on us...More

Thank Kristin C
A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food Tasting menu and dinner with the scenery is fantastic The chefs and waiters are always taking care of you Lunch with octopus salad, tuna and the cannelloni was amazing Favorite: Abbocato cocktail

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We are about to eat at Abbocato for the third time during this visit to Costa Rica, and I. CAN’T. WAIT! The ambiance is lovely, the food is outstanding, the wine selections and signature cocktails are delicious. And it’s all wrapped up in the warm,...More

Thank Jody P
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We rolled into this place wearing baseball caps, and ripped jean shorts not knowing how fancy the atmosphere was. This didn't matter one bit to owners/chefs. Everyone treated us like royalty! We were made to feel so at home there, we didn't want to leave....More

Thank hk2000442
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The four of us opted for the individual selections instead of the price fixed 5 course meal. We all had some thing different all were beyond comprehension. Chef Paola was our waitress and explained the many variations available to us of the many ingredients available.....More

Thank proquipincbill
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We made reservations for Abbocato from the states due to the great reviews on Trip Advisor via email. We were lucky that they had just reopened after a 2 month break. They change their menu daily and we were delighted by a choice of Meat...More

Thank Lexibelle
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Sherry C
10 August 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hola, Sorry but not we do not have this service. Abbocato
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23 January 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes we can help you, please write us to our webmail or call (506)2672-0073. Regards, Abbocato
Michael B
8 June 2016|
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Response from relaxing_dad | Reviewed this property |
That would be the last "seating time", definitely not when they close. Not sure if they are open this June, like many others, as it is a very slow time in the area. Definitely call ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo  >  Playa Panama
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0073
  • E-mail
To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
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