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Mary's Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Pizza
3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0153
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, Costa Rican, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The pizza was good, service a little slow but hey...Pura Vida. Very quaint and nice atmosphere. Friendly people

Thank Barryrides
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Nicer restaurant than the rest of the city offers, although that is represented in the price. The atmosphere was charming and romantic, while still being fun for larger groups. The food was good overall, a couple dishes were a let down while others were exceptional....More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We found this on TripAdvisor when looking for a dinner option on Easter, and were thrilled that they were open on both a Sunday evening and a holiday! It is a family run operation and has Mediterranean decor with delicious pizzas made in their giant...More

Thank Summer Rose S
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We had a delicious meal at Mary's which my vegetarian daughter loved. Their roasted potatoes were outstanding and the service friendly. Watching the pizzas being made was a treat! They serve La Selva beer which is DELICIOUS. My older teens played with a local surf...More

Thank ArtemisBeth
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

During our stay in Santa Teresa we dined at Mary’s twice. It seems to be in the middle of nowhere, but step inside and you are greeted warmly by everyone including during our first visit a troop of Howler Monkeys. First of all try a...More

2  Thank Karl R
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Ate here last night. I had the fish, my husband had the octopus. We ordered 4 side dishes- broccoli, carrots, cauliflower and egg plant. Everything was fantastic. Great atmosphere. Service was great. Exactly what we wanted to find here in Mal Pais...We will go back...More

Thank cmhlaw
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We should have walked out when we seen the prices and realized we were the only ones in there. Were there 4 years ago and had great pizza for a semi reasonable price. Not only has the pizza gone downhill but the prices have gone...More

Thank Amundson567
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner on our last night here because of the reviews read online. Service was attentive. Food was pricey. We did not want Pizza (as that is what their everyday menu is) but luckily they had daily specials listed on their board. I had...More

1  Thank AGalucia
Reviewed February 18, 2018

My gf and i just had dinner there: waitress came and didn't even clean the table from the dust of the road and leaves. Food is quite good but portions ridiculous small!! The main dishes don't even include any side, not a small salad, not...More

1  Thank enricof777194752
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Can't say enough about the food and the atmosphere at Mary's Restaurant in Malpais. One of the best seafood meals my wife and I have ever had - so fresh and amazingly tasty. Excellent drinks too. Wait staff is super friendly, but service can slow...More

Thank rjonesgr
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0153
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