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The Bakery

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Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
2640 0560
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more...
The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more! Great lunches and dinners, coffees and refreshing drinks.
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  • 35
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy for my tummy

Delicious food from breakfast to dinner. The mint lemonade is a must have as well as the beer battered fish tacos.The staff is nice and respectful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Alina A
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Delicious food from breakfast to dinner. The mint lemonade is a must have as well as the beer battered fish tacos.The staff is nice and respectful.

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We kept coming back to a the bakery for the pizza and smoothies. Monday night is eat all you want pizza night. The staff are lovely and the seating outside perfect.

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Abington, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We ate here for breakfast and dessert... Most days on our 8 day trip. The pastries were fresh and the desserts will be a craving until my next trip! The Ferrero Roche dessert was delectable, the brownie with vanilla icecream was amazing. I'm not sure what they put in the brownies, but they were so moist and served warm.. I... More 

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Bakersfield, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great food and staff. Everything is fresh and very tasty. Both air conditioned and outside seating. Must go to in Santa Teresa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The owners are so polite... and the food... mmmm... the food is so delicious. The best part of the place is outside with a wonderful view of passion fruit which is growing around and over the roof. Just perfect

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

we keep coming back here for desserts, they are all amazing, esp. the cheesecake nd chocolate cake ;)

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I have eaten a lunch plus on another day a bakery item and both were above my expectations. Had a Chocolate desert that was super.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Yummie focaccia and cakes! ideal for take-away but you can also enjoy it with a coffee in the cafe. REAL bread, which is hard to find on Nicoya...but, a little pricey.

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Everything! Just give me everything you have on the menu! Best in town. Also Nice art on the walls (who you van buy) :)

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great place for lunch and also has amazing cookies. Make sure to buy a duche de leche cookie...it is a must have!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: 2640 0560

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic

Description

The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more! Great lunches and dinners, coffees and refreshing drinks.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?