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Stella's Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
International, Costa Rican, Cafe, European
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Across from Casem, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5560
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On our way to the Cloud Forest reserve we stopped at Stella's for breakfast. We had learned about Stella's from Fodor's and thought it sounded like a good choice. I had the Huevos Ranchero's, coffee, and split some banana pancakes with my wife. So amazingly good!!!! I loved the portion side and freshness of everything. Our pancakes were fluffy and... More 

Thank Bill K
Sabanilla, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, great service. The place is very nice and the bread and coffee are just amazing. Highly recommended.

Thank Marco P
Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in the neighborhood, give it a try. The baked goods are amazing and the service is top rate. You can sit inside or, if outside, you can watch the incredible assortment of birds feeding out back.

Thank ptesche
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fresh food & great service. A must if you visit Monteverde. Order a hot chocolate and some pastries.

Thank Miguel R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Please try the banana cake is the best I have ever had. Great coffee, sandwiches and chocolate cake. It's a most in Monteverde!

Thank Mariann G
Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice selection of breakfast and lunch dishes available at reasonable prices. Good coffee. French toast and waffles were particularly good. Sit out back and watch the birds at the feeders.

Thank Mike N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the smoked salmon croissant to share - we are not particularly small eaters, but this one sandwich fed us both nicely. Stuffed full and tasty, slightly firmer croissant than you might typically expect, but fresh and definitely satisfying. Coffee and passion fruit smoothie were excellent. Fare was mid-range, about typical for specialty dining.

Thank JnJmouse
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired of tromping around in the cloud forest with your binocs? Come to Stella's and enjoy their patio bird feeders for a more closeup look. The food is good too -- We ate here several times while we were staying nearby. Cajun Chicken Wrap and other sandwiches were good, and portions were large enough to have some leftovers for breakfast... More 

Thank rollngstone
Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

stella's offers a welcome respite in santa elena with delicious food and wonderful drinks. watching the bird feeder is a welcome extra. a nice place to sit and chat with friends. very olvely smoothies!

Thank janetperlman
Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt like I was in Stowe, Vt. Food was hit and miss. Presentation beautiful. Great Bagels. Good Lasagna. Very bland pesto pasta. Good Sandwiches. Good iced tea. Pretty birds to look at in the garden.

Thank Travelinman721

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $16
International, Costa Rican, Cafe, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across from Casem, 60109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5560
Stella's Bakery has been in operation for 23 years and offers the best home cooked meals, pastries, baked goods, sandwiches,shakes,smoothies and many more delicious items you can taste while in Monteverde. Please visit us, we are open Tuesday to Sunday from 7:00 a.m till 4 p.m Also we count with dinner options during the high season with organic and exlusive options.

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