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Restaurante Alma de Santa Teresa

Metros Norte Hostal Brunela 200, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 1055
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“jumbo shrimp” (5 reviews)
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
“tasty food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, Sushi
$$ - $$$
Metros Norte Hostal Brunela 200, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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21 - 30 of 114 reviews

Reviewed June 24, 2014

The sushi was warm and I'm pretty sure we got sick off of it. Just make sure it feels/smells fresh. We really liked the place, but when you get sick it's really hard to recommend it. Friendly service though!

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Hidden on the back of a narrow entrance you we`ll find true delicious fusion cuisine. Simple, well balanced dishes with fresh local ingredientes. Great rolls, with very creative and unique combinations. The owner and chef, Alma and her staff provided great food as well as...More

Thank JaGuarCR
Reviewed June 1, 2014

We originally planned to go to Kika for dinner, however the owner was on vacation and the restaurant was closed - but to our luck Alma was close by and we wondered in. I am so happy we chose this place! We began with king...More

Thank Alexisscott21
Reviewed May 3, 2014

This restaurant was just divine. The food was delicious and as the cafe was set off the roadside you escape the dust for an evening! Lovely family owned business and great friendly staff. A definate must if you are in the area.

Thank 81LucindaB
Reviewed May 1, 2014

We were looking for a place for diner, and looking at the good TripAdvisor reviews, we have decided to go to Restaurante Alma. Nice atmosphere as you can chat with the chef while she is preparing your sushis :-) Nevertheless, the smell of fried food...More

Thank cess_venise
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Visited for dinner on a steamy April night and it was amazing. Food was excellent, especially the fresh local fish and seafood. The waitress made an effort to give us the fish monger's number so we could get our own fresh catch of the day....More

Thank wacko_654
Reviewed March 16, 2014

We love the laid back atmosphere of Costa Rica, but we waited over 2 hours from when we ordered to actually get our food, which is just unacceptable. There are only about 10 tables in the restaurant and had we known the wait for our...More

Thank Jenna A
ROdrigoVera1, Owner at Restaurante Alma de Santa Teresa, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2014

Receive our more honest apologize, but this day arrive 15 people for a surf academy and next of they, a lot of people at the same time, you are in the end of the line in our kitchen and yes we recognize the delay, (Not...More

Reviewed March 11, 2014

The restaurant is a hidden jewel up a hilly hill, built all in wood with beautiful natural suroundings, the food thou tops it's all with it's fresh fish to fresh herbs and spices. If your looking for some real goooood food you've found it at...More

Thank Walter C
Reviewed March 11, 2014

the special Alma cevince we had here at Alma. The portion was HUGE and was so tasty we squabbled over the last mouthful. We also had the jump shrip (excellent) and a tasta pad thai which had delicate flavous which were slightly ecliped by the...More

Thank Annalisa L
Reviewed March 7, 2014

After discovering Alma on our trip in April 2013 we were looking forward to visiting again. Thankfully the food did not disappoint and we returned two nights out if the past three! The restaurant itself has a nice atmosphere and is located off the main...More

Thank esbwb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $14
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
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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