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Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0073
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place only a half mile from our hotel (El Mangroove). Food is served with a 4 course seafood or meat fixed price menu for $55. It was worth every penny. Every course was tasty and novel. The owner Andrea is Italian and his wife...More

Thank pcamarata
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The title is basically the whole review. The view from the patio at Abbocato at sunset is incredible. Supremely gorgeous and definitely instagram worthy for you ladies. The service by Paola was also excellent. She was warm and made you feel at home. The food,...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Abbocato uses fresh ingredients and the chef has a wonderful way of combining them into food that not only looks good but is also visually appealing. The only reason it didn't get the highest marks was because they were understaffed and service was a bit...More

Thank robertsG4764GM
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our anniversary dinner while in Costa Rica. We were star4ting at the El Mangroove, which was only a mile from this restaurant and made it a very convenient dining option as a change of scenery from the resort...More

Thank dicedealer18
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place is incredible!! We were staying at the Andaz on our honeymoon and the concierge there arranged a taxi ($100 round trip) for us to get to Abbocato. It only took 25 minutes and was SO worth it. We were the only people there...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food , excellent service, beautiful setting. Will go again soon. They made our family feel very at home

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We reserved online and received a confirmation right away. This restaurant was barely two minutes from El Mangroove (where the food is mediocre I thought) so we decided to go out for dinner. The food here is very good. The desserts were fantastic. The chef...More

Thank suburb123
Reviewed 3 August 2018

What an incredible find ! Seriously one of the finest restaurants I've ever been in. Quality ingredients, unique artistry and blended flavors. The seafood soup is outrageous with its blend of fish, shrimp and shellfish in a coconut curry broth. The pork belly was fatty...More

Thank Rdatahoe
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This is THE best place to eat in Costa Rica. We are big foodies and seek out the best food wherever we go. We absolutely loved Abbocato and the owners are just the best. We ate dinner last night and are here again for lunch...More

Thank wpohler
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must for anyone that appreciates amazing food and service topped off with views that can’t be beat anywhere in the world. If possible book your reservation based on the time the sunsets for an over the top experience. We were a party...More

Thank stocway
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4 February 2018|
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Response from marlboro1 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on when you are going. I would check [timeanddate] website to see when sunset will be for the date you are going to be there.
Sherry C
11 August 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hola, Sorry but not we do not have this service. Abbocato
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24 January 2017|
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Response from Abbocato | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we can, please contact us to our restaurant (506)26720073 or write us directly to our mail. Regards, Abbocato
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 254, Km. 8th, | Hacienda Del Mar Project, Playa Panama 297-1005, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo  >  Playa Panama
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0073
  • E-mail
To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
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