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La Pecora Nera

3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (65 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Puerto Viejo. Great food wonderful service and incredible location. You will need reservations and suggest you locate it during daylight hours as it is off the main road south of town.

Thank Harry280
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family member was in this area last year and when she heard we were coming she recommended. We are so glad she did! My husband and I have been in town 3 weeks and just had more family join us so decided it was...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Want a surprise? Take a journey to this wonderful place hidden out in the woods in a beautiful wood structure with people who greet you as an old friend and let you know they're glad you're there. Then settle in because your dinner is going...More

Thank Cleo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew such sophisticated excellence could be discovered tucked away just off the beach road in a tiny corner of CR? I recommend a reservation as this place was bumping. We had the fresh lobster pasta, poor little fellow-he’d been swimming freely just hours earlier....More

Thank cathigreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Down an unprepossessing lane you get to a real joy of a restaurant. Chef is a gem, originally from Italy, been in CR 16 years. He takes a personal interest in all the customers, even making sure where we sat for the best view. We...More

Thank PalindromeR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the restaurants in Puerto Viejo we visited had very poor service and only decent food. La Pechora Nera was the exception! The food was awesome and the service was great! Great setting and reasonable prices for what you got.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this restaurant via trip advisor and decided to check it out; I was staying near Play Chiquita and it was less than 15 minute walk away. We turned down the gravel road and after a minute we could see the restaurant setting... WOW!...More

Thank Radyellow8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, good wine, friendly service and amazing italian coffee (coffee + amareto). Would recommend!

Thank pierrickdedeken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best restaurant in the country. The staff is very attentive without pestering. The owners are charming and the food is unbelievable! Classical Italian seafood dishes in the CR jungle. The most beautiful open air design you can imagine and candles lighting the...More

Thank allenhornerema
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Eladio the chef is awesome! The food is exceptional as well as the service. Ebony and the rest of the staff help to make this an amazing dining experience. I can’t say enough about the food we went 4 nights out of 5. Bon Appetit!

Thank Jennifer B
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9 April 2018|
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Response from Sharle O | Reviewed this property |
Most appetizers, we share, are 8000 to 10000. I recommend pescado or tuna carpaccio. Pastas 9 or 10,000. Mains are 13 to 16,000. Mains come with a salad, vegetable sides, a starter soup, and house made breads. We share, it... More
28 January 2018|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
5-10 every day except Monday, when they are closed.
17 November 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490
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