We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Mesa de Monique y Andre

$$$$
French, International
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
16 Malinche | Behind Hotel El Sitio, Liberia 16-5000, Costa Rica
506 2666 5081 / 88114202
Add hours for La Mesa de Monique y Andre and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 52 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
We Keep Going Back

We had dinner again with Monique and Andre on our last visit to Costa Rica. As Four Seasons Residence Club owners, we spend 3 to 4 weeks a year in Costa Rica and always make an effort to have dinner at this lovely couples home. The dinner was exquisite as usual with perfect wine pairings and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Wunderlust2
,
Westchester,NY
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Westchester,NY
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We had dinner again with Monique and Andre on our last visit to Costa Rica. As Four Seasons Residence Club owners, we spend 3 to 4 weeks a year in Costa Rica and always make an effort to have dinner at this lovely couples home. The dinner was exquisite as usual with perfect wine pairings and a wonderful personal touch... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buckeystown, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My wife Karen and I eat at Monique y Andre's almost every time we are in Costa Rica, and sometimes two or three times during our stay. The atmosphere is elegant and relaxed starting near the pool with sparkling wine and progressing to the pergola for appetizers, both delicious and elegantly prepared and paired with one of Andre's superb wine... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This hidden gem of a restaurant is tucked away in a lovely Liberia neighborhood. We have eaten here various times, but the Valentine Dinner is a highlight. Monique and Andre's beautiful home and yard are made lovelier by the strewn rose petals along the walk and in the pool. The gracious and knowledgeable hosts guide you through a culinary experience... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westchester,NY
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We again visited Monique and Andre during our last visit to Costa Rica. We took along our friends who were traveling with us for their first visit to this wonderful venue. As usual, we were greeted by our hosts with a cocktail in their beautiful backyard. The food, from appetizers to main course, was again, a joyful and tasty experience.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The complete experience from walking in to their yard, to saying our warm regards on the way out, was remarkable. It was fun on our first visit to Costa Rica, to enjoy the local fare in various towns, but we had the good fortune to have local friends who recommended a visit here for a special event. It was a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

One more time for a very very especial day with friends and an outstanding meal at Andre and Monique, a spectacular and memorable night. In this occasion to celebrate the beautiful wedding of friends in Costa Rica, the welcoming cocktail in front of their gorgeous pool, so tropical and delicious and just the beggining of such unforgettable experience. It's always... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were fortunate enough to be invited to dine at Andre and Monique's house. It could not have been a more perfect way to end our trip to Costa Rica. There home is so beautiful and decorated with pieces that each have a special story. We were greeted with a beautiful blue cocktail while we admired their wonderful yard with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We received a very warm welcome which included a heavenly drink. It's the best meal I've ever had, absolutely delicious. Ten courses including dessert. It seemed as a personalized preparation. Each plate was better than the last, we couldn't decide which was best. And to finish it, a dessert that explodes in your mouth with flavors you can't even imagine,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

reservations are a must,very elegant meals,I do believe 4 coarse meals all home cooked by the French Canadian couple.bring a swim suit as there is a swimming pool.no pets allowed unless they are Service animals.You are eating in their home,with all the elegant dinner wares,best wines ever!!!!!!!!!!!!! no one will walk away starving,you will be full just after the 1st... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westchester,NY
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Our second time with Monique and Andre and it is still the best dining experience in the area. Monique and Andre make you feel right at home. It's as if you are at your Uncle and Aunt's house, who happen to be excellent chefs. The wine pairings that Andre chose were right on the mark. I highly recommend a visit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed La Mesa de Monique y Andre also viewed

Liberia, Province of Guanacaste
Liberia, Province of Guanacaste
 
Liberia, Province of Guanacaste
Liberia, Province of Guanacaste
 

Been to La Mesa de Monique y Andre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Malinche | Behind Hotel El Sitio, Liberia 16-5000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: 506 2666 5081 / 88114202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 75 - 75
  • Cuisine: French, International

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Mesa de Monique y Andre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?