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Habaneros

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Seafood, Mexican, Barbecue
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Santa Teresa | Playa Cielo Hotel, Santa Teresa 44444, Costa Rica
+506 2640 1106
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Beautiful beachfront Mexican fusion restaurant located in the highly rated...
Beautiful beachfront Mexican fusion restaurant located in the highly rated Playa Cielo hotel. Daily specials according to the catch of the day (lobster and fish are a house specialty!) Combined with a rich diverse menu, serving fresh ingredients to your table. An amazing selection of delicious, naturally flavored maragaritas, to sip while watching the incredible sunset views. Come and enjoy our food and atmosphere!
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  • 34
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Memorable beach restaurant

Great food, service & location - and not expensive. I especially recommend the lobster tacos. Our hostess was Ruth & she did an excellent job of looking after us on both occasions we visited.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Michael S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great food, service & location - and not expensive. I especially recommend the lobster tacos. Our hostess was Ruth & she did an excellent job of looking after us on both occasions we visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

allan was quite possibly the friendliest bar-tender of all time. his pepper-laced margaritas rank on all-time best margarita list. the lobster tacos were hands-down the best meal served during trip to santa teresa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

All the food was extremely fresh, music was great (live band one night), Carmel flan was delicious and the variety of Jalapeno Margaritas was the icing on the cake. We were just passing thru Santa Theresa last year and had one meal and were hooked. Actually came back to stayed for an entire week in the Playa Cielo Cabanas and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Spent a couple days in Santa Teresa last week and ate here 2 times. The first night was so good I followed up the second. I had the Lobster tacos 2 different nights and asked for some changes to the plate without issue. The margaritas were the best I've had in all Costa Rica. The owners are just plain old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stayed at Playa Cielo for 4 nights and ate several meals at Habaneros. The fun festive vibe set in the absolute most beautiful setting just can't be beat! When talking with other travelers and even locals I always asked for restaurant recommendations and Habaneros made the list nearly every time. Even our taxi driver that has lived in Santa... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Lobster tacos were fantastic. They were very accommodating of a lager group - all had a great meal by the ocean.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Delicious food right on the beach. Loved the red snapper and the lobster tacos! The wine was chilled which was also appreciated on a warm night!

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We were staying in the villa on the property of the restaurant so we ate here several times. Everything we had was delicious! The chips and guacamole were a perfect poolside snack. For lunch I had the fish tacos, I don't love fish, but I LOVED these! I still can't stop thinking about the lobster tacos we had at dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Habaneros is DELICIOUS. My boyfriend and I went for lunch. The hotel that its connected to is so beautiful. The service and scenery were so great. We ordered the nachos as an appetizer, and I ordered the seared king sea bass as an entree. My boyfriend ordered the chicken burrito. My fish was soo good. It was ridiculous. We also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great food and service! Make sure to bring your bug spray if you plan on being there during the green season.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Teresa | Playa Cielo Hotel, Santa Teresa 44444, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 1106

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mexican, Barbecue

Description

Beautiful beachfront Mexican fusion restaurant located in the highly rated Playa Cielo hotel. Daily specials according to the catch of the day (lobster and fish are a house specialty!) Combined with a rich diverse menu, serving fresh ingredients to your table. An amazing selection of delicious, naturally flavored maragaritas, to sip while watching the incredible sunset views. Come and enjoy our food and atmosphere!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?