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Papagayo Seafood

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Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0298
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Boston
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Customer service was great, but the seafood was a mix of fried & raw, when medium rare was requested by both of us. My raw stringy tuna was returned to cook medium rare & returned to our table fried hard. My husband said that if the swordfish had come w a bun, tomato and lettuce, it would have made a... More 

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Littleton, New Hampshire
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for lunch and drinks. The swordfish with orange pepper sauce and the Ahi tuna with Valencia sauce were both fabulous with great mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables. The service was friendly and the people watching in downtown Coco was fun.

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Thank Lars1463
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Due to the reviews and locals recommendations my children and I came here for dinner we got the seafood platter which consisted of shrimp calamari and fish the fish tasted like chicken we got about 4 pieces of shrimp and it was fried extra crispy it looks like the bottom of fried chicken grease we also got the shrimp in... More 

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Thank Tayla A
Auckland, New Zealand
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in here for drinks while our friends returned from their diving trip. A great selection of drinks with the best view of Playa Del Coco performing below you.

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Thank Cliff A
Prince Albert, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by the owner who is very friendly. He made great recommendations that were first rate then catered to by excellent staff. Everything was delicious right down to the wine. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Wally H
Costa Rica
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good seafood with your choice of preparation. The best mashed potatoes ever! A fine place for people watching. Appreciate the attentive service.

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Thank nancy e
Saint Paul, MN
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here Dec 23 after a long day of travel. I sat upstairs and had a perfectly seared tuna steak. Good coffee too!

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Thank mkb0909
Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a late lunch and enjoyed the Ceviche and Catch of the day. The service was professional and the food good, including a nice little Ceasar salad starter 'compliments of the Chef.' There is a more formal dining area adjacent to the balcony that would be great for dinner and we even were able to buy a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious meal here while on vacation. We all ordered seafood and every dish was fresh and very good. The house salad was service was very good, too. If you are staying in Playa del Coco then this is definitely a place you should go to eat!

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Thank TX-LC
New Vernon, New Jersey
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lunch we had was delicious. The service, not so good! When you sit there practically eating your napkin out of hunger and need to ask for your meal, there is a problem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Costa Rican, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street/Bulevar Principal, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0298

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