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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 24 restaurants in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Cary, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

One of the best options in town. Atmosphere, food and service were all very good. A bit pricey but worth a visit.

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Connecticut, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Not dressy, but excellent selection of food and wine. Very attentive staff. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We spent our first dinner here in Costa Rica at blue morpho's it was a mistake. We got the food real fast and it was raw and chewy. The service was pretty bad too. In all it was way expensive for what it was like. Stay far away

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Yorba Linda, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This was a recommendation from someone we rented a house from in Arenal. We had the corvino casado which was good. Service was good and friendly. Worth the visit.

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New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had dinner at Morpho's while visiting Monteverde. We both had casado, which was good. What bothered us was the rudeness of the man who was one of our servers. A large group came in while we were eating and he made no secret of the fact that he would like us to leave in order to move our table... More

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Collingwood, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Good food good service very helpful. Had the local staple casada. Meat rice beans and lots of veggies. Good price, nicely decorated big portions , waiter never stopped running. Tip is included in Costa Rica they don't tell you that, standard 10% leave extra if really good. But explains lack of service in other spots.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here, but felt like the prices were a bit high compared to the other places in Monteverde where we felt like we enjoyed equally comparable meal quality. Great ambiance!

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is mostly for tourists but not as expensive as Amy's or The Treehouse. Good sandwiches but service rather slow. Staff speak English.

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arlington
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

we went to dinner at Morpho's. We had a vegetarian combination and a palm salad. I also had one of their mixed drinks - Morpho's sunset or something like that. The food was good - the quantities were more than adequate. The drink was very good. The environment is fun - painted walls, big butterflies, etc. The prices are like... More

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Excellent traditional Costa Rica fair. Located in town center, right next to the Monteverde Orchid Garden.

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