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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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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (62 reviews)
“panna cotta” (6 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 3 days ago

Went here after several recommendations for my daughter's birthday dinner. The food was excellent! The service was excellent and the ambiance was perfect! Great Italian food!

Thank FabMsK
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was quite good in a good atmosphere, except that the meat ravioli was a bit undercooked. What I didn't like is when waiters are too "pushy" in their recommendations or desserts. No really means no. Also, please clean your toilets. For such a...More

Thank Faun88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. We went in the evening and it had a great ambience. The service was very good and the food was delicious. The head chef likes to make sure you are enjoying the food, which is nice. It...More

Thank Carla O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was totally amazing. It is definitely the best place I've eaten in Costa Rica (in the 7 weeks I've been here). The ambiance, wine, food and service were all impeccable.

1  Thank Lyra-Belaqua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated my friend's birthday at La Pecora Nera and the evening was simply perfect. The setting itself is gorgeous, tucked off the main road, with candle and relaxing lighting. The music is enchanting, the service is prompt and attentive and the owner himself comes...More

1  Thank chusma2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews were terrific for La Pechora Nera so I expected a fine meal but this restaurant can match ad exceed many fine dancing establishments that I have visited in my native California. We visited several good restaurants and our last night in Puerto Viejo,...More

1  Thank Robin H. B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing secluded location 75 m off calle 256 in Puerto Viejo. Arrived 30 minutes before opening, but Chef\Owner ILario came out and offered to start my meal immediately. That's Amore. The ravioli de jamon, ricotta y pollo was excellent. I felt like I was eating...More

Thank wheresmark7
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Beautiful restaurant, great, authentic food, fantastic service and wonderful ambiance. Highly recommend for all visitors to come for a special occasion.

Thank L0ve2travle
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and I love to connect with food when we travel. While we do not go out to fine-dining often it is truly amazing to find romantic places to share a wonderful meal. La Pecora Nera is one of these exceptional places. All the...More

Thank Bryce S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the best meal of our entire trip at La Pecora Nera! It is a beautiful setting, with giant trees hanging over the outdoor seating. The husband is the head chef, and his wife is out on the floor making sure...More

Thank gusto2111
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Wilbur J
16 October 2016|
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Response from Joe D | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.
9 October 2016|
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Response from KeanM | Reviewed this property |
It closed. Run by the same guy as Pecora Nets. The building is being redeveloped although I don't know as what
steve r
12 August 2016|
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Response from Charlie P | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they take calls in afternoon. Well worth it. A must spot
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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