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“A Magical Experience! ”
Review of Abbocato

Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$55
Cuisines: Asian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
Reviewed 4 April 2021 via mobile

The setting, on a gorgeous hill, overlooking the Papagayo bay, is the only thing that could compete with the scrumptious food! I ate there twice during my stay. Both times I opted for the prix-fixe seafood dinner and it was absolutely delicious each time. The flavors are balanced and the plates well portioned... and oh that view. The owner/chef/restauranteur combo of Andrea and Paola have created a magical and welcoming gem of a restaurant. I hope to return to CR soon and eat here again!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 14 March 2021 via mobile

Beautiful view and food! 5 star place! Highly recomended. There is a Pool with infinity edge in a magnifiqué external area.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 March 2021

Usually when you come to this part of the world you expect rice, beans pizza and sos so meats. Ah, but what a surprise to find this exquisite romantic restaurant in the hills above the El Mangroove hotel. Run by an Venetian born chef, this international menu is first rate. Meal was perfectly prepared from meats to fish, beautifully presented by knowledgeable staff. Excellent wine list. Get there early for sunset!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 15 February 2021 via mobile

Dinner was very good and nice setting. However, when we got the bill they overcharged us. We thought were ordering a $65 bottle of Tempranillo (I clearly pointed to the $65 bottle) and they brought a $130 bottle instead. We drank it because it was Tempranillo and we didn’t know better. When we tried to correct the mistake when getting the bill, they disagreed and continued to way overcharge us. It’s a nice setting and good food. But, just be careful at this place as it’s very pricey and the receptionist/Maitre D lady is dishonest. Also, it was Valentine’s Day and it kind of put a damper on the evening.

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank Balberts99
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Reviewed 3 February 2021

I can not recommend this place enough. Andrea the chef, and his wife are two that I will absolutely remember from my trip in Costa Rica. The food is incredible and so so reasonably priced. We actually ended up coming back two days after during the day because we knew we needed to see those incredible views during the daylight. We had sunset drinks and if we didn't have reservations elsewhere, we would have easily stayed the rest of the evening. If you are in Guanacaste, hands down, you need to come to Abbocato.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Thank mollyhiebert
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