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Restaurante Morpho's

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Costa Rican, International
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50 metres Este of the Banco Nacional | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
506-2645-7373
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 194
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  • 68
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice lunch

Good service and good, but basic, food. No complaints. Morpho's was recommended by a number of Sta Elena residents and did not disappoint. Was nothing great but everything was good and the wait staff was very friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
GrizSC
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Columbia, SC
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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489 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Being from the USA I eat a LOT of burgers. I challenge anyone anywhere to make one better than Morphos. It was that DAMN good.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This dish at this restaurant was the best single dish we ate in our 10-day trip to Costa Rica. Similar dishes at other restaurants were good (B+/A-). Here it was spectacular (A++). We will dream about it for months.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the ambiance and the service.Food was fresh and tasty!Kids had a good time.We were a large group of people but were well taken care of.It was also very reasonably priced with big servings.

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Delicious food, enchanting atmosphere based on butterflies, and reasonably priced. Located in the town of Santa Elena.

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New Hudson, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have always found this restaurant both excellent and consistent with each visit. This is rare in the world of restaurants. The food here is a bit more expensive than many of the restaurants in the area however you are still getting great value. The restaurant is painted in a Morphos butterfly theme and features two floors of dining. The... More 

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Falls City, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

food wasn't all that good, but, the dessert of coffee, coffee ice cream and coffee liquer was fabulous.......their house special

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Columbia, SC
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Good service and good, but basic, food. No complaints. Morpho's was recommended by a number of Sta Elena residents and did not disappoint. Was nothing great but everything was good and the wait staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I enjoyed a hamburger and a beer for around 7,500 colones. The burger was huge and tasty. It was mid afternoon and I was the only one in the restaurant. Service was very good and attentive without being overbearing. The cloth napkin was a nice touch. So often in Costa Rica he napkins are good for one wipe and that's... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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233 reviews 233 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Situated just a short walk from the town centre, this is a great place for food. The food was excellent and the service good. The drink was equally good. Highly recommended!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

With all kinds of food and almost in the middle of the hotelarea of Santa Elena this is a very good option to dine here. Staff is also very friendly and helpful. We had here a nice and good dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 metres Este of the Banco Nacional | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: 506-2645-7373

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
  • Cuisine: Costa Rican, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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