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Jardin Tropical

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Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
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Main Street | Frente Capitania, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0428
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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92 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We had the fish casado, quesadia, cheese burger and burger supreme. The casado was favor full with a small salad, rice and beans, a squash mashup and breaded fish. The quesadia was huge and the hamburgers were good but a little dry. Everyone left full with plenty of food for under 10 bucks a person. Pretty good for a beach... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch today. A warm welcome, cold beers, and drinks. All locals eating here which is always a good sign. We at chicken quesadilla's they were very good with the super hot sauce. I would recommend the place for a more authentic experience.

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Thank Simon B
Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Ate lunch here after a day at the beach and it did not disappoint. Great typical cuisine for a very reasonable price.

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Thank bcvina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The whole snapper is fabulous. Ate here 2 times during our visit. Love the jar of pickled, spicy vegetables that they bring to the table with the meal. Good service, genuinely friendly.

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Thank Carol M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I tried several sodas in Coco and this was by far the best in town. Their batidos (kinda like smoothies) were off the charts, the Sopa de Pollo was amazing, like your grandma made it amazing, the whole Red Snapper was bananas and the service was fantastic. Love this place will definitely come back.

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Thank Sarah B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Jardin Tropical had fantastic food. I had the Fried Red Snapper, but the other folks in my group each tried something different. We all loved our meals. The smoothies are fantastic, too. Kiwi Mango, Blackberry, Strawberry, and Orange were the flavors we tried. Seriously, when you are new to a town and want to find the best place to eat,... More 

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Thank Andrew J
Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We just enjoyed discovering the local typical meals at this restaurant in Playa del Coco. Costa Rican cuisine is not much elaborated but here the food was fresh and the service with friendly. Pura vida for us!

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Thank bobbytoronto2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

The best soda we had in Costa Rica. Food is cheap, plentiful and tasty. The smoothies were the best we ever had, including much higher priced places. Service is attentively and very friendly the Tico-way. An authentic way to eat in Tourist-crowded Coco.

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Thank Reiner G
Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

If you're looking for local, this is the best, the waiter at the door smiling inviting guests in.....always with a smile and a handshake. The cassado are a perfect tico meal, nice variety and quantity. Will be returning again.

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Thank mg20072016
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is a great place to come and eat authentic gallo pinto and your steps from the beach. The food is freshly prepared and the coffee here is delicious.

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Thank Lisa F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Frente Capitania, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0428

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