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$$ - $$$, International,
Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0062 ext. 3
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Amazing seafood, service and all! Great drinks, great kids plates, so fresh, clean and delicious! The servers are the best and so friendly!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jmiller210
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Great creations created by the chef. Locally sourced, sustainable, and absolutely delicious. Pricing is very good for the level of cuisine.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 2018ScottW_
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Food was delicious, crudo ceviche, tenderloin, octopus. Nice wines. Only comment is very uncomfortable chairs and tables. Chose your table!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Holkin
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent choice....if you want a modern costarican chef, with attention to detail and good service in a nice location, try this place. We were there for dinner and had a lovely time. They took care of the whole group, kids, young adults and adults. Creative...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AMajch
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We tried breakfast, lunch, dinner and even sunset cocktails here and everything was great. The staff is super friendly and attentive and the location is amazing.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank pamg294
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

1st night we had a few beers here, dug a certain one was sweet, 2nd night ask for same beers guy gives to friend, he says looks a bit lite, bartender says, its same. Brings them to me I grab mine say humm looks lite,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bruz1111
Reviewed March 8, 2018

So lucky to have enjoyed 3 meals a day here during a 7 day yoga retreat at the hotel! The food was amazing -- healthy and with many locally inspired dishes. The tenderloin with raviolis was amazing in particular. I had most of the menu...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank miche603
Reviewed February 9, 2018

As we stayed at the Hotel Tropico Latino, and didn't want to walk through the clouds of dust along the main road in Santa Teresa, we opted for this restaurant in the hotel. What a pleasant surprise! Superb staff and somewhere behind the scenes, a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Argentcedar
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, high class, polite, great service, fast delivery, good wine and a killer beach to take your digestif on if you like. Try the catch (Fish) of the day. Thanks guys 🤙

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Wally T
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten all over the world and this is world-class cuisine. The food is art, made with passion and creativity. The service is friendly, unpretentious and phenomenal. I almost want to keep it a secret! So good!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank carhar62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0062 ext. 3
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¨Cuisine That Plays Your Senses¨We offer creative alternatives that break through the traditional cuisine frontiers. Enjoy the sense of peace and tranquility that our delicious dishes inspire while seated next to the Pacific Ocean.During your stay in Santa Teresa, Shambala Restaurant offers you an innovative dinning option. We specialize in healthy dishes with fresh and organic products.
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