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The Bakery

50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0560
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (295 reviews)
“pastries” (140 reviews)
“bread” (75 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went here for breakfast every day and it was wonderful. Fresh pastries and fruit. friendly staff.

Thank KCO1990
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

I tried many things from here. Crazy mushroom sandwich was bit too salty. But other stuff was all good. Fresh baked everyday. Free Wifi was helpful also.

Thank BKMOM2015
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This delightful little cafe is teeming with friendly staff, bubbly music, air conditioning, and a relaxing atmosphere. I ordered the iced coffee (coffee, shot of espresso, milk, and vanilla ice cream) and it was delicious! The tomato and oregano foccacia was warm and tasty. Everything...More

1  Thank Jess M
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Sliced seared ahi on a fresh baked baguette with field green, tomatoes, an aiole...I was not expecting this to be sooo good!...yumm!

Thank sevenrays
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Food and service good. Donuts are great. Good place for a sandwich lunch and great salads Only negative was the lack of Costa Ricans working at the place.

Thank TripMember071320151
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Smoothies and homemade cookies, is what I had for breakfast. Also went for a quick lunch and had a great beat and carrots salad. Delish!

Thank CristinaBoeri61
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Spectacular croissants, delicious cheesecake, wonderful avocado tacos...good service. A little pricey but worth it. Only take cash as in most restaurants in the area.

Thank Susana C
Reviewed July 7, 2015

As a student abroad in Costa Rica the Bakery catered to all of our comfort food needs as well as maintained some local flavor. There were pancakes with nutella, pastries, fresh fruit and granola, and it is one of the only places in the country...More

Thank bumpsetspike12
Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great pastries!! Nice for brunch too! Very European feel, melded perfectly with local flavor. You can't go wrong ordering.

Thank SLPinsky
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Came here a few times for coffee/breakfast and would go back. They offer high quality food and coffee and you can't beat the a/c. It's a mini oasis off the street. My one complaint is the price. Just seemed a touch expensive for what you...More

Thank CanPoli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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