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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 #8 of 25 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
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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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 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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250 reviews 250 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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 reviews 3 reviews
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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Whitby, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Enjoyed a fish dinner delivered from Morpho's to hotel, so had to come in and try it out. Everything was excellent and left no room to try dessert. Decor was enjoyable and service was top notch. Definitely worth a visit.

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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Came to the restaurant after reading all the good recommendations. Had a big disappointment... Service was poor (reply poor!), Food wasn't tatty as we expected and the price was HIGH for no reason. Yes, the restaurant looks very cool and nice - but i would say there are much better restaurants in Santa Elena....

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Ventura, California
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15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We went here after a night hike as many of the other restaurants were just closing. Nice atmosphere and friendly service. We ordered casados which is Spanish for "married man" is a Costa Rican meal using rice, black beans, plantains, salad, a tortilla, and an optional entrée that may include chicken, beef, pork, fish. We had the chicken and beef.... More

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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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