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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” (278 reviews)
“pastries” (135 reviews)
“cheesecake” (33 reviews)
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7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
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 March 28, 2015 via mobile

Great coffee, good bread, very nice fresh smoothies and juices and pastries. Very nice staff, the only con is that there are not many tables inside and when it's burning hot during lunch time a table inside really is preferable! An absolute must when you...More

Thank OurCoolFamilyofSix
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great variety of sweet and savory pastries, full menu, and delicious coffee! The bakery offers healthy options for the conscientious traveler, as well as a range of sweets for those seeking cravings for brownies, pies and other delectable treats.

Thank cc702
Reviewed March 24, 2015

big portions & excellent food, but always pretty busy, since well-known. Yummy shakes and pizza. Tuesday closed.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed March 24, 2015

I love the bakery. I love baked goods, smoothies, coffee, lattes, and the like. Add all of this on top of the most attractive staff I've ever seen, what more could you ask for? The place was always packed everytime we went in and the...More

Thank Abchehabi
Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Bakery is a great place to start your day, and also to have lunch or an afternoon snack. Whether it's delicious coffee or yogurt smoothies paired with the most amazing pastries, or fresh eggs with a wonderful bread basket, it's a breakfast treat. I...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed March 22, 2015

The bakery is a good choice for breakfast. They offer Britt coffee and a wide selection of breakfast dishes. Most of them are on the sweet side and servings are not spectacularly big for the price but everything is fresh, delicious and nicely decorated.

Thank SandmannX
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Every time we come to Santa Teresa, our favorite beach in Costa Rica, we must stop for a meal here. The food is excellent, great menu, delicious pastries, etc. We highly recommend this place. You won't be disappointed.

Thank TonyandCeleste H
Reviewed March 20, 2015

My family stopped here on March 15th after an afternoon on the beach and before experiencing the beautiful sunset. We are always on the hunt for unique desserts and this little place delivered just that! Our one daughter had a large slice of marble cake...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed March 19, 2015

The food here are fabulously tasty and with a generous size and reasonably priced. It is a must do if you are in Mal Pais.

Thank QTVu
Reviewed March 18, 2015

The service in the whole area was something my husband and I struggled with on a daily basis, but The Bakery's waitstaff was so kind and attentive, we ended up dining there a couple of times. I must say that I fell in love with...More

Thank Taylor1836
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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