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Jalapeno Eatery & Market

Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9270
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (58 reviews)
“tacos” (15 reviews)
“tortillas” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned after several days in the area. This was the only breakfast place open in this low season. No problem! The best gallo pinto and fruit bowls at very reasonable prices. Love this place!

Thank Cliff B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My wife and two boys stopped in for smoothies during an ATV trek. The smoothies were delicious. 15 minutes later my two boys were with the owner and his wife in the back feeding and playing with their chickens. The chickens are the charge of...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Salad and smoothies were fantastic! The owner was super nice and the workers were so friendly. Great place to chill with enjoy a cup of coffee also

Thank Linda H
Reviewed August 1, 2018

My wife and I had lunch here. The food (and smoothies) were fantastic and it was fun chatting with the owner and his wife.

Thank Damon P
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Went here twice during our stay in Playa Negra. I had a salad and a burrito both were fantastic. The portions are very big. Staff was friendly.

Thank ryannnnn2018
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Great food - nachos were super delicious... Everything is made from scratch and gallo pinto was on point!

Thank Nick_Gizmo
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We met Mike after our surf session at Playa Negra as him and his son were coming out of the water with the fresh fish they had just speared while freediving. Found out he was the owner of Jalapeno so we swung by and ordered...More

Thank Glenallen C
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Food was really good. I had the Fiesta Salad and my two boys had the quesadilla. Staff was very nice, spaces was clean and well kept. Were were lucky and got to meet the owner of the restaurant/market and his family. Very sweet family with...More

Thank Amelia B
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Freshest fruit we have run into and the breakfast burrito was to die for!!! We have some of the pickiest eaters ever and they couldn’t stop raving about this place! We will hit this again for sure!!!! So good. Not place to miss!!!

Thank HCapon
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This place is so amazing! All the food is fresh and locally sourced! The tacos are amazing. They also make their own sauces in house to compliment the menu items. Yum!!

Thank Jessica J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9270
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Familiar, friendly, fun and casual restaurant with a variety of fresh, local and organic .We serve delicious, fresh and healthy food. Our tortillas are rolled by hand with no lard or Manteca added. Our home-made hot sauce has become famous for its great flavors and a secret recipe of mixed species for our meats
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