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Cafe de Playa

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood,
La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1621
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“octopus” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Seafood, Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 24 February 2018

They have the best spot on Coco Beach for sunsets and happy hour drinks. Staff is always friendly and professional. Awesome place!!! Food is great too!!

Thank Janie H
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My wife and I spent 6 days at the Hotel at Cafe de Playa. The service was excellent, the staff was very helpful and professional. Everyone spoke both Spanish and English. The location on the north end of the beach is quiet at night and...More

Thank skabutz1888
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Met a couple staying here at one of the other restaurants said to try the grilled octopus. Thought we would give it a try. Keep an eye out for it or you could drive right by it and not notice. It was good. The restaurant...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Yes, there are hammocks on the beach you could be getting pina coladas or Imperials in. There are a variety of couches and casual tables on the beach front facing a fabulous sunset and eating very well prepared fare. Highly recommend the octopus or seafood....More

Thank Melody T
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Good place to grab some lunch and drinks and to sit on the beach. They have beach chairs you can use if you are eating and or drinking there. Food is pretty good. We like to share the fish and chips. It is right next...More

Thank happyinparadise101
Katherine M, Director Comercial at Cafe de Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hola! Thanks for your nice comments, we will continue improving our services and dishes to keep your happiness in paradise! =)

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant had changed up its menu and has a new chef...Been coming to this part of the world for 14/ years now and have to say that Cafe de Playa is one of THE best restaurants in Coco now. Their seafood and steaks are...More

Thank denise1_10
Katherine M, Director Comercial at Cafe de Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you Denise for such a nice opinion!

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We picked this boutique hotel because of its location. Beautiful beach and far enough out of town for peace and quiet but still able to walk to all the activity within 15 - 20 mins. The staff were absolutely amazing and very accommodating. The room...More

Thank Shawna H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It is the best place in Coco! The view was breath-taking. And people are nice and very approachable. I loved it.

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We were drawn in by the view and live DJ. Stayed for the service and food. Excellent views of the beach and incredible spot to watch the sunset. Try the Dirty Monkey- it's like an adult banana split in a cocktail glass. Our server kept...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I could say a lot of things about this place, most of the stuff that you would hear from everyone else. The service is friendly, the food is quite good. The view is extraordinary. It’s a total no-brainer to go to this place and have...More

Thank IrelandPubCrawl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Chorrera Street | 900 Meters East from Zi Lounge, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1621
  • E-mail
An elegant beachfront retreat Café de Playa is a slice of the Pacific Paradise, with welcoming accommodations and luxurious living. Indulge in the bounties of the sea, the fruits of Costa Rica and beverages from around the globe. A world unto itself, Café de Playa is the ideal beach front venue for lodging, entertainment, romantic dinners, weddings, private events and activities for every mood.
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