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Las Caracolas

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Mal Pais $$ - $$$ Latin, Seafood,
| Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0525
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (54 reviews)
“casado” (17 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

I ate at many of the restaurants in Santa Theresa / Playa Carmen and this was easily my favorite for fish. The setting is pretty rustic and not at all fancy, but it adds to the charm. It sits right on the beach and has...More

Thank pranheim
Reviewed September 2, 2016

we came in and it was empty ( its all out side on the sea with a great garden ) but the food was wonderful and the location is fantastic

Thank sheila g
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our last night in the area. Great atmosphere and wish we would have went there before dark! Very friendly staff and very attentive service. Great seafood!

Thank Branderso
Reviewed August 17, 2016

My wife and I ate here one night on the recommendation of other travelers staying at our hotel. The restaurant was right at the bottom of the hill from our hotel so it was easy to get to. The restaurant is basically a bunch of...More

Thank TAmember08242016
Reviewed August 6, 2016

a raffinate soda on the beach, all very good, food, location, service and the bill too, little bit more expensive that a soda but its a great dea to eat here!

Thank scchacon84
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

A cosy restaurant with tables scattered around the beachfront property with a nice view and lights in the trees by night. We had the mexican food which was very good and tasty. The menu offered a big variety of things, so we dont know the...More

Thank Cille N
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This is by far my favorite place to relax and be beach side! The staff is amazing and the margaritas are on point !😍 I vote them best margos for sure!!🍸🍸👍🏻👍🏻💗 food is also delicious ! Can't go wrong here!!

Thank tonyag802
Reviewed July 20, 2016

We ate at Caracolas twice while staying in Mal Pais. The food was delicious and the staff made us feel like family. Situated right on the shoreline, you can enjoy the sound of the ocean waves while you dine. I wish we could import this...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Ate here three times during our stay and had three different entrees. Each one was equally delicious. After our first dinner here, we recommended it to every one we could. The food was the best we ate during our entire stay, the drinks were delicious,...More

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food with a great view. My ceviche was really fresh and tasted amazing. Would definitely go back again. Staff were also very friendly.

Thank Rachel M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 am
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0525
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