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“Not cheap, but yum!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Restaurante Morpho's

Restaurante Morpho's
Ranked #5 of 43 Restaurants in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Surrey, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not cheap, but yum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

We went to this restaurant to have dinner with friends we made while zip lining. We knew ahead of time that it would be more pricey than our usual haunts and we'd had a late lunch, so we only ordered two salads and one main dish to share between two adults and 2 kids. The food was plentiful and very good; I think worth the price. The restaurant seated 12 of us at one table, quickly and easily, but it did take a while to place our orders and get our food. We ordered the hearts of palm salad, the salad with chicken, and the avocado sea bass. The drinks were pricier than you'd find at a soda, but that's to be expected too. We finished with two slices of their peanut butter pie (that I heard about on a tripadvisor review) and it was AWESOME!! We actually went back the next night after dinner at another place and took a slice to-go. The waiters were friendly and we had fun taking pictures with the beautiful butterfly murals outside after dinner.

Visited March 2013
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North Haven, Connecticut
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47 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant, a little pricey”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

I went here for an early dinner one night, and had a pretty good experience. The food was good (not great), the waitstaff was very attentive, and the ambiance was nice. I had a really great fruit drink that I would recommend if I could remember exactly what it was. I mean, the food wasn't the best I've ever had and it was a little on the expensive side, but overall it was a good time.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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london
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

Great helpful service and a fantastic dinner! The ambiance of the surroundings and our waiter was wonderful at recommending things in the area to do.

Visited February 2013
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Best place in town!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013

I choose this restaurant because it was... pretty! It's right near the orchid gardens, is painted blue, looks interesting architecturally and it has butterflies all over it! So we went in... The chairs are all wood, lights and candle holders stick with the motif. It is by no means frilly or girly, it is just really nice.

The service was really good and the men serving speak excellent/fluent English. I liked seeing that no one had an empty drink and we quickly joined that level of service. I had a great chicken dish (mushrooms & wine sauce), my husband had beef (he had nothing but beef in Costa Rica and would recommend it to anyone!). We followed it with dessert which was also really good - clean plates all around for each course. Well done Morphos!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Morpho”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2013

Our meal here was very delicious, the service was friendly and efficient, and the decor inviting. Prices the same range as other restaurants in the area.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kay W
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