We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Banco de los Mariscos

Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
+506 2269 9090
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (131)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

21 - 27 of 27 reviews

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
Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Great place, it was full but the service is quite quick and good. Nice environment, we are coming back again for sure.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed March 5, 2013

I was very impressed with the waiter´s attention. He was very kind, helpful and was willing to explain and recommend without recommending the most expensive dish. The cocktails and food were tasty. The restaurant is very spacious and it has a big parking lot. This...More

Thank Miguel S
Reviewed August 9, 2012

I have visited this restaurant a couple of times over the years and it seems like the quality of the food has gone down in recent visits. Although they still offer a great selection of fresh seafood, there seems to be more grease on the...More

Thank trotterMom
Reviewed April 9, 2012

My family and I have been going to this restaurant for the past 10 years and have never had a bad experience. This is one of the best seafood restaurants in Costa Rica that isn't located right next to a beach. This isn't a dressy/formal...More

1  Thank Jenny P
Reviewed November 27, 2011

We checked out Mariscos based upon our Fodors book recommendation, even ordering what Fodors suggested, and boy was the food off - I mean way off! The fish was drowned in beshemal sauce (had I known I would have asked for it on the side);...More

Thank BostonianinDallas
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Santa Barbara Hotels
Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort
687 reviews
1.13 miles away
Hotel Desire Costa Rica
29 reviews
1.58 miles away
Hotel Monte Campana
413 reviews
1.81 miles away
Pura Vida Retreat & Spa
172 reviews
2.18 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
La Lluna de Valencia
117 reviews
1.54 miles away
La Casona del Cerdo
65 reviews
2.27 miles away
Marfil Cafe Galeria
31 reviews
3.20 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Museo de Cultura Popular
52 reviews
3.56 miles away
Ale Tours Costa Rica
9 reviews
3.65 miles away
Cathedral
127 reviews
3.59 miles away
Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum
150 reviews
3.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Banco de los Mariscos staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
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
Description
Phone: 2269-9090
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing