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The Bakery

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Pizza, Sandwiches, Bakeries
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, 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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    Very good
  • 31
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  • 8
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  • 7
    Terrible
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 goodies

There was a great assortment of local specialties among the commonly found sweets found in a bakery. They also had great smoothies.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
smokeydabear18
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

There was a great assortment of local specialties among the commonly found sweets found in a bakery. They also had great smoothies.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Try the croissant with spinach and a poached egg or dolce vita French toast! Great atmosphere- a little bit pricey for breakfast, but you're getting good, fresh food for the money. Definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Something here for all. Enjoyed the atmosphere, great staff, very helpful, we all were thrilled and enjoyed all of our choices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Felt like I had been transported back to a trendy brunch spot in Hackney when I entered this spot. Full of young trendy people eating delicious food, had breakfast here after yoga and was very tasty western food,

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you want local Costa Rican comida then I'd go elsewhere - but for delicious smoothies and fresh breakfast, I loved this place. Good buzz. Just the tourists in here - but the quality is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I was there for breakfast. The food was fresh and good. The juice were freshly made and refreshing. they a good choice of croissant, pain au chocolat and other stuff for breakfast. The staff was really friendly as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I tried the fish tacos (average), the pizza (delicious), the chocolate croissant (fresh and amazing), the iced coffee (wonderful) and overall, i have to say its a very fresh very nice place. Free wifi, relaxed environment, everyone in the area loves it.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I took my breakfast there once... and then I could not go anywhere !! I am from France and it's really hard to find nice food especially cakes, croissant... Everything is amazing there !! Portions are HUGE !! I really suggest anyone to go there !! PLEASE OPEN ONE IN SAN JOSE !! =D

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

lovely breakfast, smoothies were delightful and I had breakfast burrito which was superb and my girflfriend had sausages and pancakes with maple syrup which was lovely, we'd recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The breakfast at our hotel was quite poor therefore we tried the bakery, fall in love with it and has breakfast here dor 4 straight days The terrace is great and fresh even in the hottest days Service was nice but relaxed, avoid if you re in a hurry. Its pura vida style. We had almost everything from the morning... More 

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Additional Information about The Bakery

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

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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, Bakeries

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?