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US$6 - US$60
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Sponsored by: Zarpe

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Zarpe is a do not miss!
1. Zarpe is a do not miss!
"fresh and creative take on craft cocktails "
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2. Craft Cocktail Paradise
2. Craft Cocktail Paradise
"We enjoyed some of the best craft cocktails at Zarpe."
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3. Cool environment
3. Cool environment
"The ambiance is cool and inviting, with attention to every last detail"
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Reviewed 25 January 2021

We enjoyed coming to this venue several times through-out our trip. It is as close to a speakeasy as you can get for the area. Great bartender with a classic selection of cocktails.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

Zarpe is a must see for playa del coco. Located in the Las Palmas area. This is a boutique bar thats a gem worth experiencing. Great place for classic drinks with a bar tender that is extremely experienced at making memorable drinks.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

After traveling a lot through Costa Rica and seeing what’s available for craft cocktail options, we’ve realized more and more just how much of a gem Zarpe is! Seriously don’t know many other places in the whole country making such good drinks and mixologists who...are always learning new things and are some of the best in the business. Coco is lucky to have this place.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Tourist813768, Owner at Zarpe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2020

Wow...thank you so much! This is especially lovely to hear after such a challenging year. 100% credit goes to Alexander and his team. We are fortunate to have hardworking, driven, and passionate team members.

Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

I have no words.. this place is all I need to satisfy my alcoholic needs, wants, and aspirations. Starting off with the personnel; Alexander the manager is so knowledgeable about anything and everything to do with mixology. Can you believe he ferments his own ginger...beer!?! Second, Sebastian is the total showman. Always cracking jokes, always putting up a show, truly a beautiful chemistry between the 2! Last but not least the rest of the guys and I believe one gal just joined the team are all so friendly, hospitable, and welcoming. The place itself is located outside of the main strip which I absolutely LOVE. This location allows me to get away from all the craziness and hectic atmosphere that comes with the main Coco strip. The decoration and set up of the bar itself is fabulous. My favorite feature is being able to sit in a comfortable bar with good AC and strong WiFi. Highly recommend coming here for a quick drink, also big groups and special events are welcome due to their spacious salon. Keep up the good work y’all!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

We had a wonderful time at Zarpe. Sebastian and Alex took great care of us. They were both friendly and creative with their drinks. I recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a nice, classy evening out away from the main strip.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 6 January 2020

The folks running this bar seemed to care less about new business. I was invited to the New Year event. Even after two calls and messages left. They refused to respond and inform me if I had a confirmed reservation or if they were sold...out. It is very embarrassing to be invited, then be refused at the door.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 28 September 2019

Very congenial and helpful staff, great drink menu, comfortable ambience. Went for a quick drink, stayed for a few. Unlike anything else in Coco.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

The overall atmosphere of this establishment is a laid back eclectic feel with friendly knowledgeable bar staff. My family was able to bring food in from a neighboring restaurant, Soda Mediterranean, and enjoy our drink selections. Our beverage total was $21.00 for 2 cocktails, 1...virgin cocktail, 13% tax, and gratuity. In Chicago a person will pay $14.00-$17.00 for a drink in a place like this and that doesn't include tax or gratuity. Alexander and Alex were very accommodating and knowledgeable about their craft. See you guys soon, definitely before we leave.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 11 July 2019

This place has some unbelievable drinks. Not the cheapest of places at approx $14 a drink - but well worth a night cap here. It's location is also very cool - with a number of incredible restaurants surrounding it. The courtyard it's located in has...such an amazing atmosphere - where each restaurant owner points you in the right the direction - whether it be their establishment or not. Definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 19 June 2019

The mixologist are very good and know what they are doing. Ambiance is nice and relaxing. Good service. Small portions of food available.

Date of visit: June 2019
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  • Value: 5