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El Barco Restaurante & Bar

Playa Coyote | Costa de Oro, San Francisco de Coyote 50906, Costa Rica
+506 2655 1003
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Bar, Seafood, Costa Rican, Latin, International, Pub, Central American
$$ - $$$
Playa Coyote | Costa de Oro, San Francisco de Coyote 50906, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Stuning Sunset in Costa de Oro - Playa Coyote. Great and tasty food, friendly owners, you feel at home. Yes, I drive 3 hours with my family from Monteverde just to go to watch the sunset and lunch and dinner, I've eaten at many restaurants...More

Thank Ronny R
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The place is right on the beach. Owner Frank is amazing and the food excellent. We had ceviche and pinchos de camarón in a sour and sweet sauce.. “ para chuparse los dedos” ... recommended 100%

Thank Max R
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a find and delightful in every way! The hosts were friendly, helpful, and gracious. The food was fresh, hot, with perfect flavorings. The view was out of this world..... must go for sunset! And how could I forget the bar? Reasonably...More

Thank janet583
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Great environment, right on the beach, with beautiful sunsets, nice bar, great food in a very welcoming, come and stay a while atmosphere. They thought of it all.

Thank Witching
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The owners are very hospitable. El Barco's location is perfect, an outside patio facing the beach, hammocks, and a slack line to play on. The food is very good, and we've tried 5 different meals It's a perfect day to have a drink, go for...More

Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were on a typical (for our group) road adventure north from our homes across the Bongo river divide and scouted out possible lunch spots. This was at the top of our list and we are so glad we found El Barco open on the...More

Thank Wefish88
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Well appointed and well maintained establishment. Beautiful bar and phenomenal beach. The owners are wonderful and interesting to talk to.

Thank Mandkim
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We are here several times (3 times!?) and it was delicious everytime! Great food and drinks with an awesome view, all the while listening to great 80's music!

Thank KathC829
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We are dinner here a couple of times. The restaurant is an open air restaurant on the beach and is very clean. The service was prompt and friendly. We were also able to rent a surfboard here and there is a slack line close to...More

Thank sabrinatravel
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The evening we were at El Barco it was very busy with locals. The owner and staff were very friendly. Dinner was nice with a good selection of wines to choose from.

Thank LouF744
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 12
Bar, Seafood, Costa Rican, Latin, International, Pub, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Coyote | Costa de Oro, San Francisco de Coyote 50906, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  San Francisco de Coyote
  • Phone Number: +506 2655 1003
  • E-mail
El Barco Restaurante & Bar is placed in front of the pacific at the beach Costa de Oro (Playa Coyote): a place in paradise! Just come and see and relax. And if you are hungry or thirsty - then enjoy our food and drinks! Attention: Company holidays 2017 from september 10 to october 4!
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