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Fusion in Playas Avellanas & Negra

Villa Deevena

Foodies drive from all over Guanacaste to sample the fare at this hidden gem. It's worth the search for this otherworldly restaurant, the brainchild of chef Patrick Jamon (let the jokes begin: jamon means 'ham' in S…
Mexican in Playas Avellanas & Negra

Jalapeño Eatery & Market

There's something special about this glorified taco bar. Ingredients are all organically produced or locally sourced. Tortillas are hand-rolled; hot sauce and other condiments are homemade; chickens and eggs come fr…
Cafe in Playas Avellanas & Negra

Lola’s on the Beach

Hang out at this stylish beach cafe while waiting for the waves. Slanted wood chairs are planted in the sand beneath thatched umbrellas. A tree-stump bar overlooks an open kitchen, where the beachy cuisine is tops. …