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Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill

Playa Ocotal Beach | 3km South of Playa del Coco on the paved road. Enter the gate of Ocotal and tell the guard Father Rooster., Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1246
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
2 days ago
“Beautiful view”
1 week ago
“Very Nice”
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Playa Ocotal Beach | 3km South of Playa del Coco on the paved road. Enter the gate of Ocotal and tell the guard Father Rooster., Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 793 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyable atmosphere. Great service. Good food. Lots of fun! Not so great weather night but Father Roosters was still a place to be. Fish tacos hit the spot.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Right on the beach sitting outside is a great place to enjoy their delicious drinks and good food. Their frozen cocktails were great and refreshing and the food was pretty good too

Thank vampslayer01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place, good food , the price.....exorbitant!!! Prepare your wallet!!! It's in front of the beach and the decoration is nicely. Don't forget your flyer repellent.

Thank Sea Shell C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch in there and it was amazing. Great sea food and others. I would recommend it for a quick bite or longer meal. Prices are like in other places in Costa Rica.

Thank typ01
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review typ01! And, thank you for your business...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here for our 12 year Anniversary. The service is extraordinary, so kind and genuine. I got the fish of the day and my wife got Lobster both were made very well. We also got Mango margaritas that were on the...More

Thank Cornel M
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review Cornel M! I will pass your comments onto our crew. Thanks for choosing us for such a special occasion. We are glad that you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a group of 18 to his place and the food and service was excellent. If you are within the coco beach area, make it a stop for dinner!

Thank Mike M
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review Mike, and for your business... I am glad that you had a nice visit with your group.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the beach setting; lots of room. Great selection of craft beer; good value for appies and pretty big tasty burgers.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in Playa Ocotal, right on the beach! Food was fantastic, drinks were large and refreshing, and the staff was very attentive.

Thank Besti76
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The kind spirit of the Costa Rican people is full when you arrive at Father Roosters. The staff is friendly, funny, knowledgeable and very attentive. While staying very close to the restaurant, we have been luckily been able to frequent Father Rooster. The staff helped...More

1  Thank Joyfulaims
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much Joyfulaims for the awesome review! I am thrilled that you enjoyed our crew and the food! I am more proud of our team than of any other aspect of the restaurant and will share your words with them. Steve & Christine

Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a very popular location. We had to wait about 30 minutes for a table, but the photos I got of the sunset sure made that wait worth it. Food was tasty and had good portion sizes. i had the fish and chips. Both...More

Thank Bily_Bob
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Bily Bob! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our little restaurant. Please come back again soon!

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leroykrazyboy
Hello, I will be in the Area and wanted to know if Father Roosters has a Happy Hour? I seen a video but it was posted a while ago with a sign saying there was so i just wanted to confirm. Thank you :) Leroy
26 January 2017|
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Response from Steve G | Property representative |
Hi Leroy: Thanks for the note! We run happy hour typically between the months of August and October, during the low season, in order to attract more business. The only place in our area that has a formal happy hour that I... More
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Kernowcats
Do you have any vegetarian options on your menu?
23 September 2016|
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Response from Sounderspa59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I remember that they had a vegetarian option or two. I bet you can get The menu on-line!!
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Judy S
How far are you from coco beach water taxi?
20 August 2016|
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Response from dominique p | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 10-20 minutes walking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Ocotal Beach | 3km South of Playa del Coco on the paved road. Enter the gate of Ocotal and tell the guard Father Rooster., Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica (Formerly Father Rooster's)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Ocotal
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1246
  • E-mail
Description
Father Rooster is the premier beachfront bar & restaurant on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The location and scenery combined with top quality (yet very simple) food and our famous frozen drinks makes Father Rooster a must see on your next visit to Costa Rica. This is the place where the locals and tourists sit side by side sipping cocktails, eating fresh Mahi-mahi and Tuna and watching the sunset over the Pacific. This is the place where Hemmingway would have hung his hat and the place that Buffet would write songs about. Its the place that you have been looking for all of your life... Come on in, and enjoy!