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Stella's Bakery

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Across from Casem, 5655, Costa Rica
2645-5560
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Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast
Description: Stella's Bakery has been in operation for 18 years and offers the best...
Stella's Bakery has been in operation for 18 years and offers the best home cooked meals, pastries, baked goods, sandwiches,shakes,smoothies and many more delicious items you can taste while in Monteverde. Please visit us, we are open everyday from 6 a.m till 6 p.m
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great cinnamon rolls!

Based on a review in Fodor's, we decided to stop at Stella's on our way out of Monteverde. It's a little out of the way, down one of the omnipresent dirt roads, but well worth the trip. I'm not a coffee drinker, so can't comment on that, but the cinnamon rolls are amazing! Staff is very friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Mary920
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Upstate NY
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Upstate NY
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Based on a review in Fodor's, we decided to stop at Stella's on our way out of Monteverde. It's a little out of the way, down one of the omnipresent dirt roads, but well worth the trip. I'm not a coffee drinker, so can't comment on that, but the cinnamon rolls are amazing! Staff is very friendly and the restaurant... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A little off the paved road but well worth the short jostle down. The best cup of bottomless coffee we had in CR. Staff is super friendly and will speak to you in perfect slow understandable Spanish if you prefer and then back it up with equally perfect English. A mini Spanish lesson flanked in wonderful food, atmosphere, and coffee!... More 

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I liked everything about this place, the coffee, the passion fruit cheesecake, the breakfast, the conversations with the staff. A gem.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We enjoyed breakfast at Stella's while visiting Monteverde. Glenda was so welcoming and we absolutely loved the smoothies!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a must-visit in Monteverde. My husband ordered the house soup and I built my own sandwich- I did feel it was a bit pricey for what we received but hey, we were on vacation! Both were delicious. We had cool Imperial beers in the garden (great ambiance) and ordered a lemon bar for dessert (which was divine!) Overall-... More 

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We had breakfast here with omelettes, home made jam (delicious) with toast and the local meal gallo pinto bith with coffee and juice. It was excellent and we would come here again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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119 reviews 119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Stopped in for a coffee and a dessert. Both were great! The view from the outdoor seating in the back of the restaurant was wonderful. Wild life in the trees, birds coming down to the feeders.

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great breakfast after a morning of bird watching. Stella's baked goods, eggs and coffee hit the spot!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Stella' Bakery was a treasure we found while on holiday from Scotland, UK! An unexpected place to come across where you can eat delicious, freshly made foods (particularly wonderful baking) while carrying on with your bird-watching in the garden. This place helped us clock up even more exotic birds as they have provided a patio area which attracts many exotic... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We came to see the hummingbird garden, but the garden was gone. Not as described. Coffee and cake were dry. The service was slow.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Across from Casem, 5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: 2645-5560

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches

Description

Stella's Bakery has been in operation for 18 years and offers the best home cooked meals, pastries, baked goods, sandwiches,shakes,smoothies and many more delicious items you can taste while in Monteverde. Please visit us, we are open everyday from 6 a.m till 6 p.m

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?