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La Pecora Nera

3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (69 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed today

We went to dinner at La Pecora Nera due to the great reviews we read. The owner and staff were beyond attentive and friendly. The food was amazing! My husband and I have been on a low carb diet for 7 months and really enjoyed...More

Thank RAG19
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We live in wine county north of San Francisco. Needless to say, we have been to a few good Italian restaurants. Having also been to Italy a number of times, I could not believe this restaurant exists tucked away in this little corner of the...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Caribbean side of Costa Rica is rustic and wild. Imagine our surprise when we walked down a dirt driveway and through a magical portal into heaven (otherwise known as Pecora Nera). Such a beautiful setting! We were warmly welcomed by the owner/chef, who brought...More

Thank Truckee1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the hotel next door and wanted to try this as an different option one evening. It’s just great. The food, the host, the wine, the service. Spot on and highly recommended.

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to many, and this is one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever been to. Perfectly al dante pasta with phenomenal layers of balanced flavors. The chef definitely knows what he is doing. I simply loved the experience!

Thank pagarj
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Was surprised to found this great restaurant hidden away. A real gem that once you enter through the gates is full of hand crafted wooden chairs and tables made by the owner’s father. Good quality of food and value. Nice genuine service with a smile....More

Thank 7472lori
Reviewed 3 August 2018

For some reason I did not make it to this restaurant until my third trip to the area. The price was a little off putting for me, but it is so worth it. We had an early reservation and were greeting by the owner and...More

Thank JamiHo70
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner in the evening. It is a bit hidden behind some other houses, so don't get confused if you don't see the restaurant immediately. You just have to follow the gravel road for a bit and you'll see the lights and...More

Thank atousab4
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

You need to visit La Pecora Nera! Amazing food and amazing service! We had a real candlelight dinner. We went here to times! You get delicious bread and a glass of ex ameretto for free :-)

Thank T R
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were told by a local that this was a must visit while we were here and we were so grateful for the recommendation! Everything that came to the table was so fresh and delicious! The bread a dipping sauce was so flavorful. The wine...More

Thank amberkramer2018
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10 April 2018|
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Response from Sharle O | Reviewed this property |
Most appetizers, we share, are 8000 to 10000. I recommend pescado or tuna carpaccio. Pastas 9 or 10,000. Mains are 13 to 16,000. Mains come with a salad, vegetable sides, a starter soup, and house made breads. We share, it... More
28 January 2018|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
5-10 every day except Monday, when they are closed.
17 November 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490
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