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El Banco de los Mariscos

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in Santa Barbara $$ - $$$ Seafood,
Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
+506 2269 9090
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 25 reviews

Reviewed January 5, 2016

Great seafood, the paella for 2 was delicious and had enough food for 4 people! Definite local feel, not touristy at all. Bit of a language barrier if you don't speak Spanish.

Thank Emily U
Reviewed August 2, 2015

If you have a large family and you want to treat them with good seafood at very convenient prices, this is the right place for you. The restaurant is big and spacious, excellent & fast service, good parking space and a large (I mean large!)...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you are a seafood lover I highly recommended this place, besides it mixed the local cuisine, steak house and of course their specialty which are the seafood, it is located just 30 minutes away fron Heredia down town in Santa Barbara town.

Thank Costa Rica B
Reviewed October 8, 2014

We ate there twice in our stay. The fish was some of the freshest and tastiest we have ever eaten. The house wine specials were also great.

Thank Vincent_Ohio
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Nothing fancy, but lots of seating and the seafood is fairly priced. Great family place and don't leave without ordering one of the many different bowls of ceviche. mmmmm ceviche.

Thank mark s
Reviewed June 26, 2014

This restaurant is in a very nice setting in Santa Barbara here dia Costa Rica . It has a lovely large terrace the service is very good and the food delicious. The sea food is of very good quality and the portions are plentiful. You...More

Thank suzanaji
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Ate at El Banco de Los Mariscos twice while in Heredia (Santa Barbara) while staying at Finca Rosa Blanca Inn.It was recommended by Toto at the front desk and our tour guide, Manolo. For dinner we sat outside and had the nicest waiter who spoke...More

Thank srk60
Reviewed December 26, 2013

At last a good local seafood restaurant with fresh food at very reasonable prices. Very good selection of local fish. A bit of difficulty in ordering if you don't know Spanish.

1  Thank Rochelle2602
Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I really loved Costa Rican seafood but this place was a disaster. We ordered a sea bass filet with avocado and it came buried under cheese and drenched in oil. We couldn't even taste the fish! Unfortunately, this was a waste of...More

2  Thank katiek0
Reviewed September 30, 2013

They have the best whole fish fried with no bones. The staff is very good and on the ball. The restaurant is got a lot of open air and plenty of room.

1  Thank Ray W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Costa Rican
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +506 2269 9090
Phone: 2269-9090
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