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Restaurante Alma de Santa Teresa

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Metros Norte Hostal Brunela 200, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 1055
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Alma provides an intimate, friendly atmosphere in which to enjoy delicious and plentiful Asian offerings - whether it be sashimi, jumbo shrimp pad thai, or a selection of fresh fish dishes, they deliver quantity and quality. And don't forget to try their true Chilean Pisco Sour.

Thank HotelCasaCecilia
Santa Teresa, Mal Pais
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We like to go to Alma restaurant with friends and special ocations. They serve delicious cocktails and very tasty food. We also joined the Thursday "Sexy night" Party and had SO MUCH fun. The music was great. We will be back for sure!

Thank funkmunk
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

Such a beautiful name wasted... what a frustration when NONE of the offerings of the night are fullfilled. They do not know how to make a mojito!!! I mean, terrible ...

1 Thank Percy W F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

The food and the cocktails were just amazing. The restaurant and newly built bar carry a great vibe out of the usual drunken type. The lounge atmosphere suited us nicely. Recommend the mojitos

Thank Hdrn B
Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had the pleasure of meeting the owner and chef! So friendly and warm! A must try is the Peruvian ceviche! Absolutely the best, and so fresh. The Thai fish was absolutely amazing as well.

Thank IslandBlue426
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Dinner here was good but nothing outstanding. Nice location off the main road, and very friendly service.

Thank Flinkster
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015

We started of with the ceviche and wound up there a second night just for an appetizer because it was so good. Two ceviche options to choose from, depending on what you are in the mood for. Atmosphere is a bit trendy, we were not there late but I am betting it fills up pretty quick.

Thank HKGerould
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Sitting in the open air bar, grasshoppers singing in the evening as it quickly transcends from purple into a smooth darkness, landlord Rodrigo preparing the restaurant and bar decorations, putting out the pastel coloured lights and hooking up the portable loudspeaker to commence its’ soft calypso club beat filling the warm air. Sucking in the cold zest of the tropical... More 

Thank Tobias W
Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner at Alma yesterday and it was fantastic. I ordered Da Pork and it was the best piece of pork I ever had (big fan of baby back pork ribs and such). The bbq sauce was excellent, even if a little more sugary than necessary, as is often the case in Costa Rica. The service was very good. Great... More 

Thank Charles-etienne L
mal pais
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Set back off the road a bit, this place is amazing! The chef/owner obviously takes pride in his work. The flavours as well as the presentation of the food was suburb. My wife had the pineapple boat stuffed with coconut rice and topped with seafood of all kinds. I had the seared tuna wrapped in seaweed and panko crumbs served... More 

Thank Catherine L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $14
Seafood, International, Sushi
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metros Norte Hostal Brunela 200, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 1055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?