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50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0560
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Juices where inspiring, today we'll go back to try the smoothies. We had a pizza, was super nice, although a bit overpriced. (We are in Santa Teresa in the end...)

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Thank Asís Y
Farmington, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic place for breakfast. In fact, we went twice! Delicious coffee and milk, juices, and smoothies. The food was just as delicious! We had the avocado on toast with 2 poached eggs and an arugula salad! Another day we shared the tropical fruit salad and then the Eggs Extravaganza and a breakfast burrito! Put this place on... More 

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Thank Anschaper
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Hi Anschaper. Thank you, the avocado toast is indeed one of our more popular dishes for breakfast! If you are still in town please do feel free to join us for lunch or dinner too! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

AWESOME fish tacos! And I live in SoCal so I can attest to how tasty they were! My husband and I also shared a caprese sandwich that was also tasty, as it came on fresh baked sesame ciabatta. I took some sweets home as well. The only reason I give 4 not 5 stars was that the service was off...we... More 

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Thank Karin M
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Hi Karin. We are super delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food and sending apologies that you weren't tended on quicker on your last visit here. We hope you give us another chance to show that we can provide better service next time. More 

Sebastopol, California
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257 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat a lunch or snack... Good bakery and good bread. Have a great air conditioner working all the time. Staff is friendly!

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Thank ricardofr
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you, we know our customers appreciate the air conditioner although we do have space outside as well. Specially in the evening for dinner people appreciate the choice of air condition versus the slightly cooler (but still warm) air outside. We hope to see you soon again! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent pastries. Very friendly staff. Very reasonably priced. We stayed a few miles away and I went 3 of the 7 mornings to get breakfast for family

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Thank Harry S
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

We are so thrilled you came back multiple times for breakfast! Next time you come please feel free to pop by or lunch or dinner as well, we are open until 10pm every day! More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do for anyone visiting Mal Pais or Santa Teresa. The breakfast is incredible and a perfect way to start the day!!!

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Thank Joan V
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you Joan! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious & smoothie was so yummy too! We had lunch here but I actually had the baked eggs which was so yummy! My partner had a salad which was also really tasty. Good food and reasonably priced!

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Thank claire178
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you Claire, we are very happy you enjoyed your visit! We serve breakfast all day until dinner, so feel free to come back for eggs any time! More 

yorkshire
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the cheapest but the quality is quite good. We ate here twice and were very happy with the service and the quality

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Thank buddyorbison
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for your top rating! We do our best in always keeping on top providing the best quality possible for our guests. More 

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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bakery is clearly one of the hot spots of the Mal Pais area - often crowded but service is always on top! For lunch you HAVE TO try the crispy avocado taco, for breakfast either settle with an amazingly baked croissant, or try the open faced avocado toast with poached egg. The ginger ice tea and lemonades are also... More 

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Thank Frida O
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review, we are very happy you have enjoyed your breakfast and lunch here. You are also welcome to come and try dinner in our patio garden! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bakery is well known to people in the area for a reason. We like to pick up different pastries to have with a cup of coffee. I don't know the name of our favorites as we just point. If you have a question about a flavor or filling there is someone willing to help answer your questions. Does it... More 

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Thank Nancy C
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are glad you enjoy our pastries! Also feel free to stay sometime for breakfast, lunch or dinner - we are open all day long until 10pm. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0560
Description
The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, pastries, coffee and refreshing drinks! We are open all day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time in between. Fusion cuisine with fresh daily products and original flavours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?