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Restaurante Morpho's

50 metres Este of the Banco Nacional | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
506-2645-7373
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Ranked #6 of 26 Restaurants in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Costa Rican, International
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Restaurante Morpho's is unique and you see that as soon as you approach the building. It is decorated with butterflies. Inside the furniture is wood and each piece is unique. The food is reasonably priced and tasty. They had a variety of Costa Rican food; including vegetarian. I would recommend eating there.

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Decor is pretty awesome - just about everything is shaped like a butterfly, even the tables!! Food is really tasty - big portions! Smoothies are really yummy - we only tried them "with water" but you can also get them "with milk" or "with yogurt".

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is our second time here and again we were not disappointed. Friendly staff and attentive. Great food and even greater value. Highly recommend the black pepper steak. Very yummy !

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The servers hustled, there were only 2 of them but you'd never know it! The food was incredible! We were full beyond comprehension but couldn't pass on the Hot Carmel Roll! The guanabana was purely delightful!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Morphos was recommended by 3 locals & it did not disappoint. We both ordered the special - sea bass - and it was outstanding. The special came with a beverage choice. We chose the house wine & the pour was healthy. Vegetarians staying in our hotel recommended Morphos to us too - they recommended the smoothies and salad.

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Monument, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We walked into town and our tour guide had recommended Morpho's when we drove past the day before. It was a good recommendation as we had an enjoyable lunch. Variety of menu choices, nice atmosphere.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Morpho's doesn't look like much from the outside. Even the interior is kind of kitschy with murals up all the walls. We went only at the recommendation of the taxi driver and because it was late and we were hungry. We left very pleased. There is definitely better food in town, and cheaper food, but Morpho's offered good food and... More 

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plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Good clean tasty food and it was served hot! Such a rare thing here! Chicken with passion fruit sauce was delicious and chicken breast well cooked not chewy. Lovely coffee speciality with ice cream and liqueur not to be missed!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was fantastic, I could not get enough of the Natural Shakes, all i can say is YUM!!!! The staff were so friendly. We were so glad that Christian from Rainbow Valley Lodge recommended this place to us, we ate dinner here 3 different nights during our 2 weeks in Costa Rica.

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simondmd
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The young waiter told us that service wasn't included to guilt us into tipping American style. I figured this out after the fact. Not cool at all. Food was pretty decent though.

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Additional Information about Restaurante Morpho's

Address: 50 metres Este of the Banco Nacional | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2645-7373
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
Cuisine: Costa Rican, International

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