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Vida Hermosa Bar & Restaurante

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Just south of Jaco | 350 Mtrs al Sur de la Cancha de Futbol de Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Playa Hermosa 5523-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2643 6215
08:00 - 22:00
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was by far the best tenderloin I have had in Costa Rica and they had so really great live music going on. Great environment right on the beach. You can't go wrong with this.

Thank EarthFIT
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our meals and drinks at Vida Hermosa but waited 2 hours for our meal (it was Semana Santa)!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect stop for an ice cold imperial by the sea. We stopped for a quick drink, took in the lovely sunset and watched a local performing a dance and balance routine on tightrope between the trees. The service was warm and laid back. Nice place for a quick bite and adult beverage.

Thank FreeportLisa_g
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat or just enjoy a drink in front of the beach. Nice mood and good food : The Chicken Bowl is very tasty :P

Thank hotmane
Portland, Maine, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for a drink or food. Breakfast was a treat. The staff was really helpful and friendly.

Thank Kari G
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once you get over the cost of food. We had dinner here twice. Food is great and you get what you pay for. Service falls off towards the end of your meal. You may have to walk your bill up to pay. Have a mojito though.

Thank bigjeffer
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great view sitting at the bar overlooking the beach watching the surfers, excellent menu with great selection of smoothies, milk shakes plus all the usual options, lots of good veggie choices on the menu, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free all marked clearly on the menu. Portions are on the big side and good value for money. Good music, great atmosphere,... More 

Thank Tracy G
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Stopped in for breakfast a few mornings with friends. We each got acai bowls with fresh fruit that was delicious. Great view of the beach as well.

Thank Kacey548
New York, New York, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Such a pretty view, right on the beach. Really clean and open air. Delicious food, generous portions and kind waiters and waitresses. If you're lucky, you'll meet a few cute pups there! There were two tightropes in front of the restaurant which were fun to try (not so fun after a couple beers!) If you like good food, good drinks,... More 

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We dined here April 2017. Absolutely beautiful location and the atmosphere is wonderfuly laid back and fun. Our kids played on the beach, did the balancing ropes and enjoyed the owners dog that roams around. Our drinks were yummy and entrees good. Our mistake was ordering the mixed ceviche as a appetizer. Two people in our party shared this appetizer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Just south of Jaco | 350 Mtrs al Sur de la Cancha de Futbol de Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Playa Hermosa 5523-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 6215

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