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Chao Pescao Small Plates & Bar

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Peninsula Papagayo | Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
+506 2690 1234
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (29 reviews)
“empanadas” (7 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Peninsula Papagayo | Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We recently stayed at The Andaz Papagayo and ate at all the restaurants - Chao Pescao was our favorite. Service was friendly and relaxed. Food was good, not great - but usually when we eat Tapas we order multiple plates and the order more if...More

Thank 493Ron
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had dinner at Chao Pescape three times during our stay at the Andaz Papagayo. The service was excellent. The food absolutely delicious. My favorite was the fresh snapper, followed by the octopus. We shared our plates and I can't say that there was anything...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We visited Chao Pescao twice for dinner while staying at Andaz. Great place both for the food and the ambiance.

Thank WolfeStreetTravelcom
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Try the pork belly. Caramelized and oh so tender! Also, ask for the homemade hot sauce and chili oil. So good! ThiThi was our server and she was awesome. Overall, the best restaurant experience we had at Hyatt Andaz. Except for the cart service back...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We particularly enjoyed the mixology class at Chau Pescau with Jorge Pina. We learned so much and had fun doing it. The tapas plates, bar drinks, & live music were also great. Very high quality libations as delicious as any I’ve had in speak easy...More

Thank happyrx78
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Drinks are good! Little pricy! Staff were nice for the most part! Very nice decor and vibes! Beautiful bar! Didn’t get to try the food because most resorts kitchen close after 9/10 pm .. bummer!

Thank afglv
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is famous for its tapas, but to us they are more like real meals, refined and well presented.

Thank 81elsd
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We ate here our last night at the Andaz. They had live music, great drinks, fun atmosphere and fantastic food! My husband and I had the seared tuna with a salad and it was outstanding! Our server was upbeat and cheerful. The building is beautiful...More

Thank KMklein
Reviewed 23 June 2018

My wife and I were staying at the Four Seasons, but were told by many folks that this restaurant was one we should try during our visit. Sure enough the food was REALLY good (the soft corn tacos were outstanding), the selection was diverse, service...More

Thank davidb0wer
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My husband and I ate here 3 times during our stay at the Hyatt Andaz. We enjoyed sharing the tapas-style plates. The combinations of food and flavors were outstanding. The bartenders make awesome drinks too!! Sure to please any palate.

Thank Mamawezz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peninsula Papagayo | Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo
  • Phone Number: +506 2690 1234
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