Top Choice Seafood in Playa del Coco


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…
Costa Rican in Playa del Coco

Soda La Teresita

Located at the crossroads of the main drag and the beach, this place can't be beaten for people-watching in Coco. It's also your best bet for lunch, whether you're hankering for a torta (sandwich) or a traditional c…
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…
Supermarket in Playa del Coco


Stop at the Automercado and pack a picnic for the beach.
Fusion in Playa del Coco


The contemporary menu features fresh ingredients and innovative preparations, including a few enticing specials from the wok (think sea bass poached with scallions, soy sauce and sesame oil). Save room for a decaden…
Cafe in Playa del Coco


Part cafe, part funky retail boutique, Congo's interior is groovy with arched booths, rattan sofas and a deconstructed wood-and-granite coffee bar. They serve all the espresso drinks and an array of healthy sandwich…
Italian in Playa del Coco

La Dolce Vita

Set in the Pueblito Sur development about 500m north of the main drag, this is the local expat choice for wood-fired pizza in Playa del Coco. The restaurant is lovingly set in a brick courtyard sprinkled with candle…
International in Playa del Coco

Cafe de Playa

Take a stroll north of town and treat yourself to a delightful meal at this romantic beachside restaurant. The mighty Pacific is the backdrop and the surf provides the soundtrack. The menu focuses on local food and …