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Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula Restaurants

Café Playa Negra

  • Main street Map It
  • Playa Negra
  • Peruvian

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The stylish creation of Peruvian artist Andrea Raffo, this hacienda-like hall showcases her art, with squares of stained glass built into the walls. Andrea matches her passion for art with a talent for food, featuring such Peruvian specialties as ceviche and causa, cold mashed potatoes studded with shrimp and tuna chunks. The menu also includes mahimahi prepared five different ways, and a few familiar favorites like hamburgers and BLTs. Desserts are homemade and delicious, and the pisco sour cocktail is not to be missed. Saturdays feature two-for-one mojitos and sushi. The only drawbacks are the slow service and that a few of the menu items are not made from scratch (like the french fries). Take note of the operating hours: breakfast is from 7 to 10, lunch from noon to 4, and dinner from 5 to 9. There's also a separate art gallery and free Wi-Fi.

Restaurant Information


Main street, Playa Negra, Costa Rica

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  • Closed Tues. and Oct.


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