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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, 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, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charming and exactly what vacation is about. Lunch or dinner overlooking the beach with spectacular drinks and great food !!! Please treat yourself to this place

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to have Lunch or dinner on the beach. Every item on the menu is amazing. The drinks are amazing and so is the staff. This place is very well run and the view is spectacular. The single best meal I...have had in Coco was the Skirt Steak from here. I plan to have it again. Do miss this placeMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 30 January 2021

I have eaten here twice and the food was excellent each time. Restaurant is on the beach and having dinner at sunset is an excellent time.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 January 2021

Went to this location a couple times for sunset eats and drinks. The food was delicious with some tasty cocktails. The only reason we didn't give a 5 was due to the service

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

Beautiful place, excellent ocean view, profesional and friendly waitresses, and very good food. It is one of my favorite places in Coco Beach!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 25 December 2020 via mobile

Everything about this place is AMAZING! It’s right on the beach. The setting is picturesque at night and maybe even more so during the day. The steak was cooked to perfection! The price is really good. The service is exceptional. It really made my stay...in Coco worth the trip. Note... they have hammocks if you want to go for a day visit.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 27 November 2020

I loved my stay here! Comfortable and clean room, very attentive staff, great food, and hammocks on the beach. I'll be back!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 November 2020

My family and I were looking for good places in Playas del Coco to have a birthday dinner and a few members of my family had already been in Cafe de Playa, they said the place was beautiful and the food was amazing. They were...right! Best choice we could have made. From the beginning, the service was great, the waiters were super kind and knew a lot about wine options and gave us great recommendations about the dishes. They were also very respectful of the specific Covid-19 protocols. The presentation of the dishes was outstanding, and the food was delicious. No kidding, best tuna tartare we’ve ever had! The steak was perfectly cooked and seasoned. The portions of every dish was more than enough. They were also very kind to play the happy birthday song in the speakers and put candles on our deserts, which were also soooo good (please, order the chocolate volcano cake). We all agreed that the prices were super ok for the quality and quantity. I fully reccomend this place, we had a great night.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020

The rooms were very spacious and clean. It was very minimalistic but with good taste. The food in the restaurant is very good, I recommend it. I would definitively go there again in the future. Thank you to Allison for the great service!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal of sea bass as the sun set on the beach. Great place for a date night. Pricey overall but quality balanced that out.

Date of visit: March 2020
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