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Cafe Playa Negra

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Rocky Point, New York
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on the first night. It Was delicious. Will definitely go back. My sister is a vegan and she loved the curry vegetables dish. Everything tastes fresh. Everyone in the place is so friendly also. If your going to playa negra have to stop in there.

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Carlos V, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review Pura Vida

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We are here right now staying in room 6. Bunk bed and queen bed. Very relaxed atmosphere. Lovely locals and dinner at restaurant downstairs was excellent. Chilling on the bed outside watching ticos and surfers go by. We do have an 11 year old and 14 year old with us. They are a little bored but they have their phones...

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Carlos V, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice words. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

It's clean, has the basic amenities, free access to wifi and has a restaurant/bar located on the lower main level of the place. Five minute walk to the beach and an awesome pizzeria just across the street. Pool was small but nice for a late night dip to cool off, also had an awesome little gallery that also offered tours...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We opened the restaurant at 5 PM, they have a variety of beverages and a wide range of foods on the menu. We enjoyed the MahiMahi, chicken dishes and the quesadilla. If you are looking for variety on the menu this is you place. The waitress's English was much better than our Spanish! Give it a try you won't be...

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your dinner at the Cafe and hope you liked peruvian food. Have a Great Day. Pura Vida

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The minute I met Carlos to talk about hosting a 50th birthday party / family reunion for our group of 30+ travelers, I knew I had found the right spot! He designed a menu for us that included tuna, ceviche, plantains, calamari, guacamole, passionfruit cheesecake, and so much more...all fresh and prepared to perfection! The kitchen crew even took special...

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

It was our pleasure. Super Pura Vida

Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Easily the best food in Playa Negra. Without question the best customer service. My family stopped for breakfast on the way to the airport and they were kind enough to make some delicious chicken sandwiches for the plane ride home. Everyone in the restaurant treated us like we were friends!

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thank you. Yes, Thats the idea, to make you feel at home. If we can do it, we will do it. Pura Vida

Kirkland, WA
Reviewed 8 January 2016

After a hot day at the beach, we found this cool oasis waiting. We had a great lunch for 9 that included the nachos, the shrimp salad, pork chop, and burgers. The beer was cold, the smoothies were delicious and the service was pleasant. All in all, a great way to coll off and refuel as we explored the area.

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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Great stop, must grab a lunch or afternoon libation at Hotel Playa Negra Cafe, fun vibe, open air, gorgeous surfing and swimming beach right in front. The best nachos I've ever had, with roast chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado, pica de gallo. Will go back for sure!

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Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Recommend a stay here. Awesome food, atmosphere, and good times. We stayed for 7 nights, if you are looking for the authentic Costa Ricin feel then this is definitely the place. Next door is Lula's tours and make sure you book your tours when you get there as there is so much to see and she is awesome. Across the...

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andrea021, Owner at Cafe Playa Negra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review. And yeap... its a bit dusty from january to april and then a bit muddy from august to october. Nature rules. Pura Vida

Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent !!! Tasty ceviche,simple grilled fish was perfect,tuna teriyaki was off the hook,pasta with shrimp in a cream sauce was rockin' !!! Not surprisingly, the Restaraunt was packed - it was during holiday time as well... Good service & a full bar make it an enjoyable experience for sure... Hotel & Restaraunt are basically in the middle of...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great hotel with good prices, A/C, wi-fi and swimming pool. The best food and prices for the adventurous that want to try the energizing peruvian ceviche or for the most conservative that want a fine Tuna steak or a good hamburguer. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Surf videos, bar and great music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cafe Playa Negra

Address: Main street | Frente Mini Super Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Negra
Price Range: ₹ 6,673 - ₹ 7,144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cafe Playa Negra 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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