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Papaya

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, Seafood,
200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 9125
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (31 reviews)
“tuna” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate here for the last night of our holiday and it was the best meal we had by some way. The tuna carpaccio and the 'surf n surf' were both excellent, a little pricey for CR but still excellent. The guy who runs the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really appreciated our time here. We were at the Westin and wanted to do something a little different. The service, food, and atmosphere was great.

Thank Fredstravelingfun
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We were here with our two daughters last night. The host and waiter was awesome, he knew who we were when we walked in (somehow) and made us feel very welcomed. He pointed out vegan dishes and basically said they could do whatever we wanted....More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Of seven nights in the Brasilito area, we had dinner 3 times at Papaya. Everything we tried was fresh, homemade and excellent. We also took fish tacos to the beach for lunch many days. Highly recommend. Good drinks too, though some are a little sweet...More

Thank 189kristin
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were staying at the Hotel Conchal, so naturally we ate several of our meals at their restaurant, the Papaya. Was pleasantly surprised each time! Everything seemed to be made fresh to order. The lobster salad had a huge lobster tail on top which was...More

Thank Shelley18705
Reviewed 2 April 2018

First the place smells. It's a mixture between rotting meat and sewage. The food was good, tasty, savory and nice presentation but way overpriced. The bartender was great!! Really personable, nice guy. He is their best asset. I wouldn't eat here again. Anders is just...More

Thank williambeckham31
ConchalHotel, Manager at Papaya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

So sorry for your experience. We had an isolated incident when we found a local fish supplier was dumping their garbage in the parking area without our permission. This was rectified very quickly on the night. We actually have a zero waste policy where any...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We came to Papaya to hear one of our favourite local singers, Darrin Talbot, (who had also recommended the restaurant to us) but sadly he had rebooked. We decided to stay anyway and were very happy with our meal and the service. We shared the...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Super attentive staff, great live music and delicious food. Cute decor too. Brasalito has some great restaurants.

Thank I406EUamyd
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Last time we came it was a 3.5 of 5- this time it gets a 2. Starting with the waiter- we always get the guy who runs around like a chicken with his head cut off- a bit older tall skinny guy. Table of 8...More

Thank Marie-jo B
ConchalHotel, Manager at Papaya, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Firstly, we always recommend reservations, particularly for larger groups. Our restaurant is very small, seating around 40 people with a very small staff. Its very rare we do not get drinks out to the table within a few minutes and...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We ate at the restaurant while staying at the Conchal hotel. The open 2nd floor setting is lovely with a cooling breeze. The guacamole was superb and went down well with a passion fruit mojito. We also ate the marlin cerviche, sesame crusted tuna, my...More

Thank Beverly M
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2 January 2018|
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Response from ConchalHotel | Property representative |
We generally close only on Wednesdays, also during periods in low season for staff vacations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Metros Sur Del Puente | Conchal Hotel, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 9125
  • E-mail
Description
Informal dining in a beautiful relaxed environment. Serving super fresh seafood, steaks and vegetarian options. Live dinner music through high season Tuesdays and Saturdays. Breakfast and dinner specials daily (best value in town!) and Happy Hour with signature cocktails and local beers 2x1 Chef Hilda Rodriguez creates signature dishes including cocounut Mahi-Mahi, lobster with mango chili salsa, fresh seared sesame-crust tuna, Thai style coconut curries, and our famous Surf 'n' Surf. We highly recommend reservations in high season.
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