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Mary's Restaurant

3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0153
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Pizza, South American, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza's are fine -- but the daily dishes written on then chalkboard is where this place really shines. Got the shrimp coconut soup which was fantastic and my wife got the dorado fish which was one of our favorite dishes we ate on the trip....More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The food at Mary's restaurant was delicious! I had the seafood platter of the day and received a mountain of scrumptious fresh seafood cooked to perfection. The atmosphere was inviting with live music and billiards area. It was a fun night. Highly recommend!

Thank lleger74
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We pulled our quads up front and enjoyed dining in this restaurant. They take pride in fresh local ingredients prepared well, as they should. The bar and wine list was also better than average. A huge plus, they took credit cards!!!

Thank EatSantaBarbarian
Reviewed 2 August 2017

BY FAR the best dinner we had during our 10 day stay in the Mal Pias area. The food is phenomenal! What makes it so special is there is an new menu daily of fresh locally sourced ingredients. These items are unique and flavorful. I'm...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Mary's is a cool little place for dinner. We had a group that ate pizza and seafood, and we all enjoyed the meals. I definitely recommend Mary's!

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The staff were excellent. Food was very good, but as I said, pricey. We were staying in Mal Pais at the Buenos Aires hotel, so it was farther than we would have liked.

Thank idaWINTER
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The food here is amazing, great for families or couples the ambiance is super nice, and the fact that they grow their own products is GREAT. Specially since I am sensitive to pesticides and overall a vey picky eater. Multiple healthy options.

Thank Ana P
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Low-key dining experience with live music and pool tables. Great for large groups and families. Seafood was very fresh; pizzas were yummy, drinks were strong, but overall a little on the pricey side. [Visited Feb 2016]

Thank mochi_monday
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

For my stay in Mal Pais we found this restaurant right down the way from Vista de Olas. I was blown away! As a graduate from a culinary institute I can attest that this restaurant was absolutely amazing. I wanted to come back over and...More

Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What you first notice with this place is the fantastic atmosphere - a fantastic mix of 50's diner and your local surf shack. But what's really extraordinary with Mary's is the love and respect for the produce. From the adjacent farm where they grow their...More

Thank Frida O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0153
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