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Papagayo Seafood


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US$10 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, Sushi, Costa Rican, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews seafood swordfish red snapper shrimp cocktail mashed potatoes caesar salad fresh fish sea bass catch of the day second floor the main street fish of the day costa rica an appetizer recommend this restaurant pura vida coco
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our driver had recommended this location and so glad he did. Everyone was very nice, friendly and food was very good. The restaurant is on the second level overlooking the side show of tourists below. Would recommend having a meal here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Xplortheglobe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let’s start with the good , this place is on the second floor so there was a slight breeze the whole evening . We loved watching the hustle and busses of the town . The waiter was one of the best servers we had in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner a couple of nights ago and the food was very good. We had the catch of the day options and you can have it prepared in several ways. The Cajun calamari was very fresh and nicely seasoned. We did Veracruz and macadamia...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 123cherylcra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Papagayo with a party of 7 including 2 children. We were beat after a long day of fun, looking for good food without the frills. we found all of this at Papagayo. Muy tranquilo lugar para un grupo de 7 con 2...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tranquila_Chiquita
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the mixed seafood platter and the kids ate up the fish fingers. The portions were very generous and cooked perfectly. We will be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CapDiz
Reviewed 17 November 2018

6 in our group. Appetizer - seafood platter was delicious. Gumbo was way too spice, we we're from Louisiana. Each couple shared a stuffed lobster...could have done without the squid. A little pricey.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gretchen C
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Great service and staff. Very friendly and personable. The food was some of the best we had while in town. I had the Steak and my wife’s Ceviche and son’s Mahi Mahi were perfect. Cheers Marvin and until next time!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Russollini
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Thx Edwin for the fivestar service and plates best lobster in town so fresh !! A must to go in playa del coco

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marccynthia
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The seafood here was absolutely delicious! We ordered the Fish of the day, which was Mahi Mahi and the shrimp jambalaya. The fish was small but sooooo tasty, blackened to perfection with pineapple on the top (Costa Rica pineapples are unbeatable). The jambalaya was nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 2 November 2018

we come to this restaurant every now and then to have their "catch of the day". It´s always fresh and delicious and you have a choice of different preparations. The staff is very friendly and attentive. We can definitely recommend this place!!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Denise B
8 June 2017|
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Response from tennisplayerbbb | Reviewed this property |
I only saw outdoor dining. It was very comfortable.
I would like to ask the owners of Papagayos Seafood about their staff and management. Mainly about customer service. Handling of unsatisfactory food served to client. We spent 234.00 on 4 meals and 5 cocktails and a Coke. 2 of our stuffed Lobsters the tail were mushy and grainy. We told your staff and they gave us s whopping 2300 colones off our entire ticket. Should have just slapped me and told me to leave! Our server never came to see how our food was for 30 minutes. Not good. I've owned 2 restaurants for 25 years and if my staff pulled that kinda crap with my customers they would be finding a different job. Also your Chef on the evening of feb 25 needs training. Presentation of stuffed lobster was terrible. I've seen dozens of pics from there and were beautiful. I'd be glad to send you my pic. Thanks Joe
22 February 2017|
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Response from myrthj2017 | Reviewed this property |
Your partially right on Tico time and i was nice and cordial to all involved. Glad your food was acceptable, mine was not my wife's was. BUT I never heard a word from the owners (who aren't Ticos) or management and that's... More
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