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All 25 Santa Elena Restaurants

Restaurante Mar y Tierra

Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
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Mission Viejo, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very tasty meal. I went there for dinner upon a recommendation from a local and was not disappointed. Clean, great service and nice view. It is upstairs so don't miss it. Prices were reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Let me begin, We are English, and very picky. Loved it, owner great, all food great. Surf and turf perfect. Spend dollar here. Pura Vida.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The food and wine was great but pricey for the area. But that said, it was well worth it. We had appetizer, entree and dessert here and it was all good. The cheese plate had a good variety that paired well with white or red wine. I can't remember much about dessert except that I loved it. :) I would... More

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Fox Lake, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The owners told us they had only reopened 5 days before our visit. The food was very good, we had an appetizer of bread and local cheese from the Monteverde cheese company, and ordered pasta and a typical plate, both good also. The children of the restaurant owners were adorable, and the daughter, maybe 6 years old, visited us a... More

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Kingston, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We ran out of time to visit the cheese museum so I was delighted to get to sample the cheese tray. The cheeses were delicious! We also had great steak and a good bottle of wine. They also have a good sampling of expensive alcohol. It wasn't cheap but it was worth it.

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153 reviews 153 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We were walking around Santa Elena and thought this looked like an ok place for dinner. The food was ok but nothing special. The staff were very friendly and the service was good

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Oakland, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

But the meal was really pretty mediocre. The restaurant has a prime location in the center of Santa Elena, but just wasn't that attractive.

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St. Louis
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147 reviews 147 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

There are many restaurants in Monteverde. Our guide recommended three "sodas", which are places that serve traditional or "typical" Costa Rican cuisine. We tried all three, and ranked this one #3. The other two were Tico y Rico (which we ranked #1), and Sabor Tico (which we ranked #2). See my reviews of these latter two sodas. We went here... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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172 reviews 172 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We had steak dishes which where nice but the sides veggies and chips awful. Disappointing for such a nice steak and expensive

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

I had the special on xmas day. Admittedly I should have asked how much the special was. I had the pork ribs, which when BBQ'd were about $12. The rib (singular) was fatty, and cost 25 on the bill. They should have said this was so expensive, as the rest of the meal was decently priced. Feel somewhat cheated.

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Additional Information about Restaurante Mar y Tierra

Address: Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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