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Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill

Playa Ocotal Beach | 3km South of Playa del Coco on the paved road. Enter the gate of Ocotal and tell the guard Father Rooster., Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1246
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Great restaurant right on the beach.”
2 weeks ago
“Try to go at sunset”
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Playa Ocotal Beach | 3km South of Playa del Coco on the paved road. Enter the gate of Ocotal and tell the guard Father Rooster., Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is very nice for a beach bar. Food is OK but not great. One person in our group had the ceviche and was sick for the whole night. Fish fingers were OK but it's hard to mess that up. Service was good and...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun little restaurant right on the beach. Great food and great service. The staff was a lot of fun! Would highly recommend.

Thank Chris T
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the great review Chris T! And, thank you for your business...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great little place to go and i wish i was staying closer so i could've stayed longer. The food was good and probably a little more Americanized than other places. I ordered the patacones and a veggie burger along with the passion...More

Thank Haley H
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Haley H and for your business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I honestly could have eaten here for lunch every day. Service was great, food was great, and you can not beat the view!!! I honestly can't wait to go back!!

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach front set up. Two sets of swings were a nice touch. Food was way too expensive for what you get. Drinks were ok, not great. Service was average.

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable atmosphere. Great service. Good food. Lots of fun! Not so great weather night but Father Roosters was still a place to be. Fish tacos hit the spot.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the beach sitting outside is a great place to enjoy their delicious drinks and good food. Their frozen cocktails were great and refreshing and the food was pretty good too

Thank vampslayer01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place, good food , the price.....exorbitant!!! Prepare your wallet!!! It's in front of the beach and the decoration is nicely. Don't forget your flyer repellent.

Thank Sea Shell C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had lunch in there and it was amazing. Great sea food and others. I would recommend it for a quick bite or longer meal. Prices are like in other places in Costa Rica.

Thank typ01
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review typ01! And, thank you for your business...

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My wife and I went here for our 12 year Anniversary. The service is extraordinary, so kind and genuine. I got the fish of the day and my wife got Lobster both were made very well. We also got Mango margaritas that were on the...More

Thank Cornel M
Steve G, Owner at Father Rooster Beachfront Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review Cornel M! I will pass your comments onto our crew. Thanks for choosing us for such a special occasion. We are glad that you enjoyed it.

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leroykrazyboy
Hello, I will be in the Area and wanted to know if Father Roosters has a Happy Hour? I seen a video but it was posted a while ago with a sign saying there was so i just wanted to confirm. Thank you :) Leroy
26 January 2017|
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Response from Steve G | Property representative |
Hi Leroy: Thanks for the note! We run happy hour typically between the months of August and October, during the low season, in order to attract more business. The only place in our area that has a formal happy hour that I... More
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Kernowcats
Do you have any vegetarian options on your menu?
24 September 2016|
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Response from Sounderspa59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I remember that they had a vegetarian option or two. I bet you can get The menu on-line!!
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Judy S
How far are you from coco beach water taxi?
21 August 2016|
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Response from dominique p | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 10-20 minutes walking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Ocotal Beach | 3km South of Playa del Coco on the paved road. Enter the gate of Ocotal and tell the guard Father Rooster., Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica (Formerly Father Rooster's)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Ocotal
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1246
  • E-mail
Description
Father Rooster is the premier beachfront bar & restaurant on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The location and scenery combined with top quality (yet very simple) food and our famous frozen drinks makes Father Rooster a must see on your next visit to Costa Rica. This is the place where the locals and tourists sit side by side sipping cocktails, eating fresh Mahi-mahi and Tuna and watching the sunset over the Pacific. This is the place where Hemmingway would have hung his hat and the place that Buffet would write songs about. Its the place that you have been looking for all of your life... Come on in, and enjoy!
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