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Mary's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Pizza, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
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Mal Pais de CobanoPuntarenas | Costa Rica, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0153
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enchanting restaurant with absolutely delicious food. Highly recommend the lobster and dorado and great vegetables. And perfect chocolate brownie and ice cream. Service was impeccable. Delightful experience.

Thank lyndahlevy1
Asunción, Central, Paraguay
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There's not many places to go on an empty stomach when dinner time comes! We went for their wooden oven pizza which was good! All plates on the menu looked super good as well. Definitely order the brownie for dessert!

Thank JorgeCibils
Osceola, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be scared away by the view from the road. The exterior hides a much nicer, and charming interior and there is great food to be had. I'm not typically a big calamari or octopus fan, but had heard good things about the seafood pizza. Glad I gave it a try because it was delicious.

Thank William W
manchester, UK
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We shared a pizza and salad here, and both were very good. The pizza seemed homemade and was just about large enough for 2 people. The menu is a mixture of specials and pizza, which hopefully indicates that food is prepared fresh and when available. The only down side is that the prices are on the high side, so like... More 

Thank Sef_UK
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great fresh interesting dishes. Nice atmosphere and Erika took great care of us. We ordered the octopus dish which was cooked perfectly. The only issue was it came with beans that had some sort of animal bone which as we are pescatarian's that was a bit upsetting. So if you are a vegetarian be sure to inquiry since the menu... More 

Thank dgeftraveler
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

First, it looks like a hole in the wall dive. It's not. Step through the door, and you find a very clean, ample, well-kept and well-thought out space. I had the seared tuna--it was fresh, high-quality and delicious. We also had goat cheese and pepperoni pizza. It was outstanding!!! If you're in this area, there aren't all that many restaurants... More 

Thank Martin A
Canton, Michigan
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited Mal Pais many times and have been to Mary's many times over the years. This visit was utterly disturbing. Mary's has more than doubled their prices and cut their menu in half. To say that this is over priced would be putting it mildly. You can get twice the value and great food just a mile or... More 

Thank Matthew B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great food, fun people , nice place !! Good place to hang out and listen to life music, always fresh fish , great chefs!!

Thank pachamama
Houston, Texas
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We started out at a loud beach bar restaurant and weren't feeling it so we decided to try Mary's. We had driven by there earlier in the day and thought it looked interesting but they didn't serve lunch. When we arrived that night the place was empty and I thought uh oh not a good sign. Boy was I wrong.... More 

Thank kevmac10
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We loved Mary's. Food is good, drinks are great and they have 2 pool tables which kept the kids awake while waiting for our order. Very low key, relaxing and friendly restaurant. Feels like a Mal Pais neighborhood restaurant. Cool spot.

Thank surfdoggg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mal Pais de CobanoPuntarenas | Costa Rica, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0153

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?