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La Casita del Pescado

$$ - $$$
Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Playa Brasilito, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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Munich, Germany
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The place is simple: plastic chairs, plastic plates, cheap cutlery. The fish was very fresh and tasty, the calamari were however so tough we could not eat them. Good taco chips, bad French fries, rice and raw vegetables (a bit boring). Nice freshly squeezed juices. Friendly service.

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Thank Isabeloula
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on Tuesday night . It is delicious . We had a combo with lobster and mahi mahi. Seafood is fresh and very tasty . Prices are very reasonable. The view is outstanding for viewing the crashing waves and sunset !

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Thank Emser71
Southsea
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband wanted Red Snapper for lunch so we stopped after a morning at Playa Conchal and it's a lovely little find. Food was lovely and staff very friendly and helpful. A real rustic Costa Rican restaurant - lovely

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Thank kaikouramonkey
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We caught a 22 pound RockSnapper and asked if they would cook it up for us. They grilled half and sauteed the other half in a garlic butter seasoned sauce (which was amazing). We were completely satisfied and our sides were very tasty. There was a mishap, however as were quoted $15 dollars, which we asked him to repeat because... More 

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Thank ronaldd180
San Jose, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Shared the red snapper and margs with my companion. The snapper was perfectly cooked and was flaky and moist. Margs were strong, exactly was I needed after leaving the watered down resort drinks.

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Thank abwilhelm
Chicago, Illinois
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144 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This is why the 3 stars. There is seating directly on the beach and the sunset views are amazing!!! Would go back for drinks and to watch again. The menu is limited to mainly seafood and a hamburger. There are salad options but no chicken. That being said we stayed for drinks and the view and move on for dinner.... More 

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Thank Kara S
Norfolk, Nebraska
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We came to Brasilito to do some horse back riding and enjoy the beach.. Then we found this place which was recommended by out horse riding tour guide Jose Matagalpa. The red snapper was very good. The ceviche was OK but nothing extraordinary. My wife had the shrimp cocktail which was a bit different but good after some hot sauce.... More 

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Thank LUNKAA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The portions were small, the service was forced and they take the dollar at 500 colones when everywhere else it been taken at 540-550. On top of all this they add 10% adder for a service charge...go elsewhere.

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1 Thank marvin z
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This restaurant had the best Shrimp with Garlic that I've found in 6 months of traveling in Costa Rica. The price was reasonable also. Great location, right on the beach.

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Edmonton, Canada
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

this place is right on the beach, has super friendly staff, and super amazing food. i could have eaten here every day. the shrimp and rice was my favorite meal. the shrimp were huge and full of flavor.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Brasilito, Brasilito, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?