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“Really don't know what everyone is raving about...”
Review of Brisas del Mar

Brisas del Mar
Ranked #17 of 90 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Our restaurant Brisas del Mar is rated as one of the finest restaurants of all Santa Teresa and Mal Pais. Cosy and friendly atmosphere await for you with amazing international dishes that can only be outraged by the incredible ocean view... Open to the general public with ever-changing menu using the freshest local ingredients. The best Cockteleria withe the best ocean view under a sky full of stars... we welcome Large groups, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions!! Open for Breakfast/ Dinner, Reservation.
Sarasota, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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“Really don't know what everyone is raving about...”
Reviewed December 31, 2010

I think the food is just okay... the view, however, was fantastic... and the staff was 'frazzled' the night I was there, so the ambience was not great.

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los angeles, CA
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“a dining area second to none”
Reviewed December 30, 2010

had the pleasure of having dinner here last week, even though we failed to make reservations and the place was packed. the hostess asked us to come back later that evening and she would make sure we could eat, and sure enough we did. in the mean time, the bar whipped up an amazing caipirinha while we were waiting for our table.

the dining area is a beautiful deck that overlooks the ocean, and at night it's alit by hanging lights that make it seem like you and your partner are the only ones there. it's quite romantic, and they even bring out a chalkboard menu to your table! we shared the ahi spring rolls and i inhaled the mixed seafood grill (my gf had the mahi mahi w/indian curry over fragrant rice). dessert was a moist brownie topped w/vanilla bean ice cream. each of the staff members were so pleasant and accommodating, we had the best time here. we even bumped into our hostess the next day elsewhere for lunch and she remembered us and said hello.

the next time we're in santa teresa, we're definitely coming back here for dinner w/reservations intact...

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Sunnyvale, California
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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“Truly a dining experience”
Reviewed December 30, 2010

Food is excellent, probably the best in Santa Teresa. We have eaten there three times on our trip and plan to eat there again before we go home. I recommend you go to watch the sunset while you eat dinner, the views are spectacular. The restaurant uses fresh local fish and meat, and the menu changes daily. From the appetizers, to the main courses to the desserts- everything is fresh and tasty!!! I highly recommend you make the trek up the hill to this hidden gem of a restaurant.

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Vancouver
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26 reviews
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“Brisas has a wonderful view and great atmosphere.”
Reviewed December 27, 2010

We enjoyed eating at Brisas del Mar twice in our short visit to Santa Teresa. It's busy. Even with reservations it took quite a while to get a table. Brisas doesn't really have any competition as far as other dinner places with a view, so it seems to fill up even before the town does. The servers were warm and had personality. The drinks were cold, and they had personality too. The margaritas were my favorite. My food fave was the appy tuna wraps. Brisas is an enjoyable spot for a special dinner.

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews
“So good we ate there 4 times.”
Reviewed December 10, 2010

I am back at work and I'm craving some Brisas del Mar right now!

Brisas is such a cozy, laid back restaurant that we were lucky to discover right up the hill from our hotel. The gorgeous beach/tree top view, the fresh seafood dishes, the french press coffee, and the friendly service all make me want to take Brisas back home with me.

We even discovered a locally brewed IPA on tap there--what more could you ask for?

Definitely plan on a trek to Brisas--or two, or three, or four! :)

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