Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Playa del Coco

Lookout

So many things to love about the Lookout: sustainably harvested Pacific oysters, locally brewed craft beers, and a small but intriguing menu of snacks, ceviches and sandwiches. And then there's the view. It's a stun…
Top Choice Seafood in Playas San Miguel & Coyote

LocosCocos

Best. Beach. Bar. And that's saying something in Costa Rica. On an amazing, nearly deserted stretch of beach, Henner serves up his secret-family-recipe ceviche out of an old shipping container. Ice cold beers cap of…
Seafood in Playa Brasilito

Papaya Restaurant

Vegetarians and seafood lovers, rejoice! For the former, there are all-day breakfasts, power salads and falafel wraps. For the latter, there are seafood salads, fresh grilled fish and jumbo shrimp. Come during the d…
Seafood in Mal País & Santa Teresa

Brisas Del Mar

It's worth the steep climb for sensational views and fancy-looking seafood at the poolside patio restaurant at the Hotel Buenos Aires. Begin with a specialty cocktail as you peruse the day's menu written on the blac…
Seafood in Nosara Area

Marlin Bill’s

Across the main road from the Guiones swirl, this old-timers' restaurant has views all the way to the ocean. The casual, open-air dining room is a perfect place to feast on grilled tuna, ceviche and other fresh seaf…
Seafood in Playa Brasilito

La Casita de Pescado

A no-frills place that's owned and operated by a local fisherman: the menu features his catch of the day. The seafood is super fresh, the preparations are simple and the location can't be beat. The tables on the san…
Seafood in Playa del Coco

Restaurante Donde Claudio y Gloria

Founded by Playa del Coco pioneers Claudio and Gloria Rojas, this casual, beachfront seafood restaurant has been a local landmark since 1955. The setting is perfect for watching beach goings-on. Food is consistently…
Seafood in Playa Flamingo

Angelina’s

Relatively formal for Costa Rica, Angelina's offers fine dining in a breezy, open-air setting, upstairs at the Plaza. Innovative seafood preparations feature tropical fruits and local flavors. Frugal travelers can f…
Seafood in Playa Tamarindo

Nogui's

This friendly fish shack has one of the best beachfront locations in town. It's a perfect perch for a sunset drink or seafood dinner. There's nothing special going on with the food – just basic preparations served i…