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La Vida Loca

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
011 506 2670 0181
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
“beach bar” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, South American, Costa Rican
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
DETAILS
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Service & quality of food v dependent on time you go. If more than 10 people total, skip and find another place. We had vg seafood tacos midday; then mediocre @ night when every table filled & bar stools filled and then some. Same w...More

Thank BriaBoston
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Hey if you want a smallish pizza snack size the pizza is good here. A bit pricy for the size but the pizza base is yum the staff are nice and it's next to double six beach.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Found this charming place at the top of the beach in Cocos. Over a rickety bridge and into a great chilled out and quirky bar hangout. A few cool beers later spent a great evening chatting to and mixing with the fantastic mix of beautiful...More

1  Thank M2013H
Reviewed 25 March 2016

A group of expats dropped in for the live music and dinner. There was a DJ playing crap music very loudly. I ordered the happy hour pina colada. Excellant! But my friend ordered one and was told they had no pineapple. He mentioned that this...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 19 March 2016

La Vida is a terrific open-air bar and cafe on the beach at Playa del Coco. The beer is served ice cold in the bottle, but ask for it in a plastic cup so you can take it down to the water"s edge, only a...More

Thank morroguy
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Went there last year and was very surprised by the renovations by the new owners Amber and Lauren. They are fun, cool girls from Miami who did a great job with renovations. One of them is always there, and they are engaging and friendly. It...More

Thank pabbott4557
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Cheap beer and happy hour. 1000c food nothing to write home about advertises free popcorn haven't seen it yet service slow but great place to watch the sunset on the beach and meet people

Thank frannie1155040
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Waited patiently for 15 minutes and was never greeted by a server to give me a menu or take my drink order. They weren't even busy. Plus they allow their patrons to smoke in the restaurant.

Thank Hard2Please4Travel
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Imagine being in a Costa Rican restaurant, at the beach, gazing out at the azure Pacific and chomping down on Pork Schnitzel - yep German food! It was pretty tasty but a little on the dry side. The German potato salad was quite good. The...More

Thank historyknut
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped here last night. It was our first dinner here for the week! Score!! Things were a little confused at first with the waitress on if dinner was going to be able to be served but then met Lauren the owner and she couldn't...More

Thank Kathy J
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terri c
What time is happy hour at LVL?
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What nights do you have Djs or live music? What time is happy hour?
8 February 2017|
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Response from Kevin G | Reviewed this property |
They have music every night, the place is seedy, it's a late night bar, doesn't get going till after 12am. Don't misbehave in this place the security are fearsome and very brutal. Also all the Indo girls in the bar are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: 011 506 2670 0181
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