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CUISINES
Peruvian, Grill, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good drinks. Very friendly and local atmosphere. Very reasonable prices. Not right on the beach so more local than touristy, but that’s probably the best part. Ended up heading there for lunch a few times. Ceviche and pork ribs are excellent

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Tipico! And more bang for your buck than anyplace else on Playa Hermosa. The octopus ceviche was the best I’ve ever had—not mushy, and excellent citrus. The whole red snapper (pescado frito entrada) wasn’t on the menu, but ordered it... twice. The tipico dishes were...also great. Good cocktails, too, at this little pop out bar and restaurant. Definitely as good, or better, than the expensive restaurants in hotels (like Roberto’s across the street), and significantly less expensive.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

I was referred to Pescado Loco [crazy fish] in playa Hermosa after complaining about the high prices at my hotel and was plesantly surprised with the cuiine. over the next 10 days I visited this establishment at least 5 times had several seafood dishes and...a local flavored curried pork chop that was absolutely delicious I highly recommend trying this restaurant if your in the playa HERMOSA area and do not want to pay 50 to 70 dollars a meal. Average price was around 15 to 20 for meal and drink [ American ] well worth the visitMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Wonderful Costa Rican people! Wonderful service ! Amazing tasty food ! You must go here ! You won't be sorry !

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

This was within walking distance from where were staying and we ate there twice in two weeks. It was very reasonably priced and the food was great. I had the whole Red Snapper...yum, and then the Calamari in garlic sauce...too much to eat.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

A short walk from our hotel, a block off the beach. A lively bar on one side, dining on the other and it looked like the family lives in the back. We had tempora shrimp and chicken with rice, with vegetables on the side. Both...were excellent with generous portions. The wine they serve was top notch as was the service. If we were staying here longer we would return.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 28 January 2020 via mobile

Stopped by here and discovered this gem by chance. The owner served us personally and was not only hilarious but extremely attentive to detail, accommodating, and professional. Do yourself a favor and stop by here to eat some delicious fish tacos or delicious guacamole.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 31 December 2019

I wish we tried this place sooner on our trip to Hermosa. My adult daughter and I went here for lunch while waiting for my husband and son to return from an errand in Coco. They ended up joining us for a drink when they...got back from Coco, and we left them to pay the bill :) The food here was so good, the service (from the owner I am guessing) was so warm and friendly, and the prices were so much lower than those on the beach across the road that the four of us returned the next day for our last lunch before flying home. Between our two visits we had garlic chicken, garlic mahi mahi, and rice with shrimp (all came with salad and fries). . All meals were just as good if not better than the pricier places on the beach. Beer was ice cold too!! If we had discovered it sooner during our one week trip, we would have also tried sitting at the cool little bar area just for some drinks. Love the decor and vibe of this place.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 17 December 2019

This is an unpretentious restaurant that serves as many locals as it does tourists. We really enjoyed the pescado casado - which is a very satisfying meal at a most reasonable price; and other dishes as well. It's also a very relaxed / friendly bar...where you're likely to quickly make some friends among locals.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 9 December 2019 via mobile

New owners took over and they are working very hard to get things right. Nice little bar. Good and friendly staff. Food is good too. Worth your while to pop in. Always meet nice people there too.

Date of visit: February 2019
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  • Pescado Loco is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3
    • Atmosphere: 3