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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pastries” (101 reviews)
“bratwurst” (50 reviews)
“bread” (54 reviews)
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German, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed today at Tom's German Bakery. Being Germans ourselves, we enjoyed the great German (Bavarian) beer, Bratwurst, the unbelievable chocolate cake, the Laugen roll and the cheese plate (unseen so far in Costa Rica). You may wonder about the interesting combination, right? The secret...More

Thank hdegen
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband and I were in Tabacon and on the way to Tamarindo stopped for a quick lunch at the bakery. Best meal we had in Costa Rica.

Thank lindapende
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Loved this place. The two ladies who served our food were super friendly. And was a native German. We ordered bratwurst for lunch and what we got,we not really expecting. The bratwurst, bread and mustard was delicious. What we were surprised by was the salad...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast and everything was great. Stephanie was friendly and food was amazing! We had the gringo, which was excellent. Coffee and baked goods were phenomenal.

Thank codysud
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is an informal outdoorsy restaurant that is attached to the bakery. We had seen the German Bakery signs all over the road, even telling you the distance to the restaurant and stopped for lunch, but never saw the "we don't accept credit cards" sign....More

Thank Rose Mary G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here during a three hour road trip. Wish we could have stayed longer or we could have returned to have breakfast. Nonetheless it was perfect for tea time. Pastries and breads were all home made and had that home made and non commercial feel...More

Thank Natasha G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for breakfast if you feel homesick and are from Europe. They serve German sausages, cold cuts, cheese, and, most importantly, breads. The bread is as close to the real German Shwarzbrot as you can get in Costa Rica. They make...More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped along our way from Arenal volcano. Lots of signs. There were 10 of us. We all got different pastries. No one was disappointed. I spent a few years in France and it was nice to taste authentic european pastries again. Not overly sweet. Just...More

Thank Brett K
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice place to sit down and enjoy some pastries. You can also order different dishes. The staff/owners are very helpfull.

Thank EricaStefan
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We just stayed in Nuevo Arenal, and visited , the Bakery several times again. Great Cheese cake and Pastries, My Favorite are his Fresh Giant Pretzels With his special Hot mustard, Muy Delicioso,. See ya again in June

Thank Guapote1963
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Algún mail o whatsapp del lugar? gracias
17 April 2017|
Response from eDDie B | Reviewed this property |
+506 2694 4547 info @ arenalboattours . com
Google Translation
Eigentlich will ich über Tom, sein Laden und das Restaurant nichts wissen da ich seit 15 Jahren und das jedes Jahr vor Ort bin und ziemlich in Bilde was so abgeht und sich abspielt Bescheid weiß. Pura Vida
6 February 2015|
Response from cocooboloo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, dann wissen sie ja auch dass sie sehr übertrieben haben mit ihrer Beschreibung. Waren sie auch in Samara......da sind Preise..... Sind sie sich auch über die Qualität die es bei Tom gibt bewusst? Sie können ja auch eine... More
Google Translation
Hi, ich war im Januar 2015 bei Tom's Bäckerei, ein sehr tolles Restaurant und spitze Essen. Die Preise die sie da aufgelistet haben....sind eine dicke Lüge......warum schreiben sie denn solche Lügen her???
5 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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