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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 …
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…
Supermarket in Playa del Coco


Stop at the Automercado and pack a picnic for the beach.