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Tom's Pan German Bakery

Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
+506 2694 4547
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pastries” (105 reviews)
“bratwurst” (52 reviews)
“pretzels” (23 reviews)
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German, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our drive from La Fortuna to Monteverde we saw the numerous signs for this German bakery. With much anticipation, we stopped to eat and take a break from the drive. We ordered three pastries and 3 coffees that totaled $25, seriously, this was overpriced...More

Thank dfwMom99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good coffe with good german cakes and left on our way to monteverde. More than a hour later we found out that we left our big and expensive camera at that their place. We call them and found out that they foud...More

Thank עירית ע
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got 2 pastries and a tuna sandwiches with 2 drinks. Taste good but cost just under $25 for 2 people for lunch. It's more expensive than I thought

Thank Choi Sze T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I lived in Nuevo Arenal for 3 months this was my go to, for Coffee, Chocolate Cake and WiFi. Did I mention Chocolate Cake??? OMG the best Choc Cake I have ever had! The German fair is wonderful too.. The Sauerkraut was the very...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here was amazing, the man working was friendly and as soon as he saw my friends pastry was a little over done on the bottom he immediately got her a new one to go. Not to mention the pitbull, Bruno, was the sweetest...More

Thank Ally R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on facebook while in Arenal and it said - places near you. The German Bakery kept popping up. So we were excited when we were on our way from Arenal to Guanacaste and we saw the bakery. We asked our driver to stop...More

Thank Jgifas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 5 yrs son told is the best chocolate croissant ever... and he is a expert :-) I order a sausage sandwich in multigrain bread: fresh bread, fresh vegetables, tasty but no spicy sausage. The strudel has the real apple flavor. The baguette es soft...More

Thank rzccr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Service is excellent and the food is out of this world. The bakery selection is extensive between breads and desserts; the meal options are varied and have all been awesome. The roast pork with dumplings is my favorite, and my friends really enjoyed the bratwurst...More

Thank Cregs1976
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We stopped here for a quick snack - I got a nice coffee and delicious fruit cake. Yummy! The girl from the bakery was super nice and advised us where to go swimming in lake Arenal. Definitely worth the stop!

Thank tezzzka
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were on our way from arenal to monteverde when we saw signs for the German bakery. We decided to stop in to check it out, but ended up leaving more than happy. First of all the pastries are amazing! We got a carrot cake...More

Thank lizzievanness
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nuevo Arenal
  • Phone Number: +506 2694 4547
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