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La Nena

$$ - $$$Caribbean, Seafood,
Cocles, frente la Plaza de Futbol | On the main street, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2537 9791
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (17 reviews)
“red snapper” (12 reviews)
“patacones” (10 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cocles, frente la Plaza de Futbol | On the main street, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service is quick and very friendly. The food is delicious. They have a passion fruit dressing that brings up all the flavors. Prices are affordable and the dishes are quite large, very good value for the money.

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I ate here on our way back from a day at Punta Uva. We've had a good mix of Costa Rican food after ten days, and this took the cake. It's modestly priced but executed better than every place we've been to...More

1  Thank Phillip A
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Very cute Cafe located outside of Puerto Viejo towards Punta Uva. I have had excellent ciiviche served with panicones (?) They are so yummy And fresh. The service is great in the kitchen it is open & super clean. I’ll be back for more items...More

Thank Angela M
Francesco B, Propietario at La Nena, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hola Angela, thank you for your visit and for your great review. Very happy you enjoyed our menu. Looking forward your next visit! Cheers

Reviewed 12 August 2018

The atmosphere at the restaurant is a beach feeling. My wife had the lobster and I had the shrimp. The food was prepared very well and the presentation was good. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank TinsleySC
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We came here the first time just by stopping along the main road (32) for a quick bite to eat.... it was so good we came back for more.... food is excellent!! Especially the red snapper and the jumbo shrimps.

Thank MarkG1504
Francesco B, Propietario at La Nena, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you guys for your kind review. It was a pleasure for us. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Best food we had while in the area. So tasty. Huge portions. If I’d had time I’d have eaten there again but only found it on the last day. The guacamole with plantain chips was delicious and the frijoles molidos with patacones was the best...More

Thank Acustomer2
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This place is great. The Typical Food is fairly priced and a lot of food. Service is awesome. We went twice in 4 nights. The Burgers are also FANTASTIC! Highly recommended.

Thank jdub832018
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Really good carribean rice dishes, sandwiches, burritos and nice atmosphere to chill out. Although it‘s directly at the street we really didn‘t realise. Dishes taste delicious and homemade. Prices are appropriate. Warm brownie was a highlight at the end of our dinner.

Thank Storyteller755008
Francesco B, Propietario at La Nena, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your great review! We are very happy to have served you and your family! Cheers Francesco

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Was so good and convenient to Caribe that we ate there twice. The red snapper, YUM! Very generous portions, the salad dressing is delicious and house made.

1  Thank cajun_gypsy76
Francesco B, Propietario at La Nena, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for giving us the maximum score. We are very happy you enjoyed our food. Pura vida!

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Cheap good food. Super prices and really good service. There is no aircondition - like most other places on the caribian side - and there is a bit of waiting time for the food (30min)

Thank Omar N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cocles, frente la Plaza de Futbol | On the main street, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica (Formerly Doña Berta)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2537 9791
  • E-mail
We serve Caribbean food, we use fresh local products to to let you taste a Caribbean experience. We are located in Cocles, just in front of the soccer field.
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