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Cafe Playa Negra

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Costa Rican, Peruvian, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9351
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped by for a beer and ended up having an amazing burrito and mahi, wife had a cple tacos that were the best ever

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Split a traditional Peruvian ceviche and fish burrito along with a couple pisco sours and we were happy. Very casual yet well presented. Gracias.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a Monday night and it wasn't that crowded. Very comfortable with an open environment and a smaller hotel as part of the property. Nice touch with surfer videos showing non stop in large scale on one wall the whole night, with a couch and chairs in front of it so you could just relax with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best place in Playa Negra in all categories. The atmosphere was super chill, all good vibes. The staff was outstanding. We were not hotel guests, but we were still treated like family. At first we weren't sure if it was a public bar/restaurant, but as soon as Daniel and Amanda saw Us were were greeted with huge... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a week in Playa Negra and I think we went there almost every day even if just for a drink. The white marlin especial was perfect. The tuna ceviche was great and even better with patacones. Even the burger was great. Don't miss out on the ice cream sandwich at the end of the night either. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and food is really good. Very close to the beach with reasonable prices for both lodging and food compared to places right on the beach. Right in middle of the town so easy walk to all the other places within playa negra.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This simple surf cafe served good food and had a nice vibe. Enjoyed the fish tacos and burrito. Drinks were tasty and refreshing. Attentive to gluten-free needs.

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Thank DavidJCK
San Bernardino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and friendly people! My family loved the tacos and the Red Snapper here. I loved their pecan and pear salad. A great place to stop for a coffee or a meal. We went several times because we really enjoyed it. I noticed most people went for dinner, but we found the meals great at all times of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nice Ambient and lovely host! Food is very good and abundant! It's a very Surfers Place ! There is a screening on the wall with surf's documentary ...cool !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We spent our friend's last night at playa negra at CPN and enjoyed our decision a lot: the crew is super cool, the mojitos are awesome (some cilantro and red pepper in there...) and the food is very well done - definitely a must-go! We'll be back to check out the desserts :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Costa Rican, Peruvian, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle principal, de los Pargos | Contiguo a Remax, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5150, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9351
Description
Great 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.

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