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Coco's Mexican Restaurant and Taproom

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Updated 14/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Food and ambience

Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Coco's is a Great Mexican restaurant with a onsite brewery. 2 gringos artisan brewery makes super good world class IPA and other beers. Stop by and try a cold one with your meal
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, Central American
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there numerous times over the last few years. Consistent service, food and drinks. Always a great spot.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 24 May 2021

Went here for dinner on a whim and ended up being a good choice. They have their own brewery, and we both really liked the beer. My husband struck up a convo with the bartender, who told us more about the brewery's history and gave...him a quick overview of the brewing facilities. Food arrived quickly and was good- he really enjoyed the fajitas. Recommend for a chill spot to drink good beer and relaxMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 17 March 2021

The staff are so accommodating, the food delicious and the price reasonable. We keep going back for more! Try the nachos

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 17 March 2021 via mobile

Cocos is a great little bar on the streets of Samara, CR. The bartender was kind, and as soon as we tried speaking Spanish, she quickly switched to beneficial English, although the menu was in English. I had the veggie burrito, and my wife had...the fish tacos, and both were plenty and flavorful. Several beers and drinks to choose from we came in around 1:30 pm, so it wasn’t busy. Most were still at the beach. **CC and cash are accepted as most places in CR. Parking can be tricky since there are no signs; just don’t park in front of driveways, and you should be safe.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 9 March 2021 via mobile

We stumbled upon this spot looking for anyone who might have access to the UFC 259 fights. This spot had multiple TVs, a diverse beer selection and a solid atmosphere. The staff said they always play the fights and have beer flowing! Only complaint was...that they closed around 10p (due to COVID rules) and we didn’t see the last couple fights.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 12 January 2021

We ordered food for the whole family and 4 of us got sick. The hamburger was the only thing that didn't cause stomach issues. We didn't expect real Mexican food but the dishes were not even close. The beer was the best part.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2021

We had a terrible experience here where our orders took over 1hr and 15 minutes to come out and the order was incorrect. When we wanted to pay the bill, it took us another 20 minutes to hunt down the wait staff. The food left...a lot to be desired.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great mexican food, and the service is very friendly! The lemonades are very good. I recommend the lobster tacos!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 28 December 2020 via mobile

We came here mainly for the beer. The Dos Gringos microbrewery is next door, and its brews are served at Coco’s. I tried three different IPAs as part of a flight, and all were at least equal in taste and quality to what I would...find at a really good microbrewery in my home area of Philadelphia. Both hazy-ish and clear IPAs are on offer. I also tried a wheat, which was decent. The Mexican food is also good, with freshly prepared guacamole and salsa. Why I hadn’t heard of this place before I visited Samara is a mystery — the microbrewery may want to invest in better marketing, as their brews are certainly worthy. Any doubts I had about finding flavorful beers in Costa Rica were put to rest.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 November 2020 via mobile

The food was great, ( fish tacos, portobello quesadilla, beef & chicken fajitas, ground beef tacos but to spicy for my daughter)very knowledge waiter/bartender, amazing tap beers selection Happy hour good deal

Date of visit: November 2020
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Toni M
25 July 2018|
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Response from W8526JNpatl | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Either call ahead or place the order in person and wait to take home.
6 July 2017|
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Response from ajj0rdan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they accept credit cards.
Susan E
24 April 2015|
Response from jandm9002 | Reviewed this property |
Here's the way a Margarita is made. 2 oz Tequila, preferably something good like 100% Agave, or Reposado. There is a huge difference between Tequila quality. 1 oz. Cointreau, orange liquer 1 freshly squeezed lime. There... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coco's Mexican Restaurant and Taproom

Yes, Coco's Mexican Restaurant and Taproom offers takeaway services.

Yes, Coco's Mexican Restaurant and Taproom is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Coco's Mexican Restaurant and Taproom is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4