Malpais & Santa Teresa

Costa Rica

Restaurants and Bars

Unlike Santa Teresa there isn't such a large choice of bars and restaurants in Mal Pais. Listed in a south (Cabo Blanco) to north direction (Cruce of Santa Teresa) you find the following bars and restaurants in Mal Pais:

Restaurants in Mal Pais
Mary's Restaurant Casual Fine Dining Street Evening $$$
Rancho Mal Pais Soda /Bar Locals Bar Street Evening $
Papaya Restaurant International Fare Oceanview Evening $$$
Caracolas Restaurant Costa Rican Beachfront All day $$
Vista de Olas Restaurant BBQ Specialties Oceanview Evening $$$
Surf Camp Restaurant /Bar American-style Patio All Day $$
The Place Restaurant /Bar BBQ Patio Evening $$
Ritmo Tropical Restaurant Italian Street Evening $$

As of January 2015 we count a staggering 74 places to eat in Santa Teresa! Here you find them all, listed from south to north, starting on Playa Carmen and ending on Playa Hermosa 14 km further south: bars, bistros and restaurants in Santa Teresa Costa Rica.

Santa Teresa Restaurants: Playa Carmen
Playa Carmen Restaurant Italian Beachfront All Day $$$
Frank's Place Restaurant Costa Rican Patio All Day $$
Las Olas Restaurant /Bar Seafood Patio Evening $$
El Principe Bar Lounge Patio Evening $$
Chop it Snacks Salads and Snacks  Patio Day $$
Product © Bistro Fish Market and Lunch Patio Day $$
Nativo Bar Sports Bar and Snacks Street Evening $$
The Bakery Bistro Belgian Bakery Street Day $$$
Pure Restaurant Fine Dining Street Evening $$
Dora Bistro Italian  Street Day $$
Las Piedras Restaurant Argentinian BBQ Street Evening $$
Tacos Snacks Mexican Snacks Street Evening $
Coral Blanco Soda (what's that?) Costa Rican /Seafood Street All Day $
Rincon del Arte Restaurant Argentinian Street Evening $$
Kasava Bistro Gourmet Snacks Street All Day $$$
Anjen Bar /Soda Costa Rican Snacks Street All Day $
Soda Amistad Soda Costa Rican Street All Day $
Petit Copain Snacks Snacks Street All Day $$
Fogón Soda Costa Rican Street All Day $
Umi Sushi Bistro Japanese Street All Day $$
Amici Restaurant Italian Fine Dining Street All Day $$$
Horizon Restaurant Vegetarian Tea House Oceanview Day $$
Brisas del Mar Restaurant Casual Fine Dining Oceanview Evening $$
Katuna Restaurant Asian Cuisine Street Evening $$
Cayenne Bistro Vegetarian Patio Day $$
Mafra's Bakery Italian Bakery Street Day $$
Marisqueria Bistro Seafood Street All Day $$
Zula Inn Restaurant East Mediterranean Street All day $
Shambala Restaurant Casual Fine Dining Beachfront All Day $$$
Banana Beach Lounge Beach Bar Beachfront All Day $$$
Tap House Bar Bar Street Evening $$
Habanero Restaurant Mexican Fine Dining Beachfront Evening $$$
Red Snapper Restaurant Seafood Patio Evening $$
Sandwitcheria Bistro East Mediterranean Street All Day $$
Steak House Restaurant Italian, also BBQ Street Evening $$
La Yunta Soda Costa Rican Street All Day $
Ranchos Itauna Lounge Beach Lounge Beachfront Evening $$$
Almendra Bistro Coffee and Sweets Street Day $$
Tacos Teresa Restaurant Mexican Street All Day $$
Disfrutalo Bistro Breakfast and Snacks Street Evening $$$
Santa Teresa Restaurants: Playa Santa Teresa
Ordered by location: From the Santa Teresa Soccer Field to Playa Hermosa
Pollos Gustazo Soda Costa Rican Snacks Street All Day $
Chicken Joe's Rotisserie Specialty Chicken BBQ Street All day $$
Pita Snacks East Mediterranean Street All day $$
Chivo y la Gata Restaurant Italian  Street All day $$
Burger Rancho Restaurant East Mediterranean Street All day $$
Pizza Tomate Restaurant Italian Street All day $
Don Jon's Restaurant International Fare Street All day $
Funky Monkey Restaurant Sushi and Snacks Patio Evening $$
Zwart Cafe Bistro Café, Lunch and Arts Street Day $$$
Pura Vida Soda Costa Rican Street All Day $
Maracuja Bistro Juice Bar Street Day $$
Olam Bistro Health Food Patio Day $$
Gumbo Limbo Restaurant Italian Ocean View Evening $$
Otro Lado Restaurant Italian Patio Evening $$
Pronto Bistro Italian Patio Day $$
French Bakery Café French Patisserie Patio Day $$
El Bosque Soda Costa Rican Street All day $
Lo del Che Bakery Italian Bakery Street Day $
Ginger Cafe Restaurant Breakfast and Lunch Street Day $
Alma Restaurant Fine Dining and Sushi Patio Evening $$$
Kika Restaurant /Bar Argentinian /Live Music Street Evening $$
La Lora Amarilla Disco /Bar Live Music and Parties Street Evening $
El Pulpo Restaurant Italian Patio Day $$
Contraste Sabor Soda Costa Rican Street All day $
Tiquicia Soda Costa Rican Street Day $
Al Chile Viola Restaurant Casual Fine Dining Street Evening $$$
Roca Mar Lounge Beach Lounge Beachfront All day $$$
Milarepa Restaurant French Cuisine Beachfront Evening $$$
Flor Blanca Restaurant Fine Dining Beachfront All day $$$
Makana's Restaurant International Fare Street Evening $$
Tapas Restaurant Spanish Ocean View All day $$
Pranamar Restaurant Health Cuisine Beach All day $$
Koji Restaurant Japanese Street Evening $$$
Couleur Bistro Coffee and Snacks  Street Day $$

A soda is a small, simple Costa Rican restaurant, serving typical local dishes. The best deal is normally the "Casado" which includes rice, beans, salad and a serving of fish or meat.