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The Bakery

50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0560
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (344 reviews)
“pastries” (158 reviews)
“bread” (90 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit the Bakery every day & it’s absolutely the best option in this wonderful corner of the world ! Super Service - multilingual staff - very high end ingredients with a overwhelming taste & Style ! Just Wonderfull - every partner & business owner...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank guzmanco
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was December and Holidays there was no one sitting people down, so we had to wait standing for a table to get free and literally run for it. Afterwards the missed one of the plates and we had to wait almost 45 minutes for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FaridA551
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate at the Bakery 5 times during our stay and absolutely love it. The place is beautifully decorated, has a great selection of food ranging from fantastic baked goods and breads, to breakfast, salads and tacos. The avocado and egg toast was a favorite...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sharshir
131katrins, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much and glad you enjoyed our food! We rescently renovated the restaurant and it is super nice to hear that people are liking what we did to the place!

Reviewed 5 days ago

we spend almost 3 month down in Mal Pais and tried almost every place to eat and ended up coming back to the Bakery almost daily. by far the best food, most friendly and happy service. Atmosphere is very realxing and inviting. order a specialty...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank chad d
131katrins, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much and glad we are meeting european expectations! :) And yes, we do try to cater for all tastes and needs so there are gluten free options too.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We needed good Wifi reception, as there is none at our hotel. We heard food and Wifi was good at The Bakery and decided to try both. They did not disappoint! We had a vegan chocolate bar and an ice cream sandwich: delicious!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank uniquenessfinder
131katrins, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Nice, glad we could help you out with getting connected and that you enjoyed our deserts!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing with a good vibe but the service got a bit mixed. Everything on the menu looks amazing as well as taste good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Destination562601
131katrins, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The baked goods are excellent and the food tasty unfortunately the ethics of the owner not so great. It is common knowledge among locals that the bakery does not adequately deal with their sewage. The system in place is not designed for a restaurant that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank sleusch8
131katrins, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you have enjoyed our pastries and food when visiting our restaurant. Hopefully to your satisfaction we can also inform you that we do have invested in a perfectly adequate residual water cleaning system to ensure we do our part to keep Santa...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the tuna open faced sandwich. Very flavorful. The root salad is to die for and the passion fruit cheese was brings us shivers at this moment!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CeliaJ650
131katrins, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed the passion fruite cheesecake, it is indeed one of our bestsellers! :) Thank you so much for your kind words.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bakery is one of our regular stops. The breakfast treats are wonderful and we especially enjoy the chocolate croissants! The pizza is extra thin crust but always delicious. My daughter really enjoyed the chicken schnitzel with mashed potatoes. There is something for everyone at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chisurf
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We love having returning customers like yourself, everyone part of our growing family!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent breakfasts, good coffee, nice setting and great service. We had breakfast here often and never got tired of it. Also does good lunch and dinner + great desserts and very nice bread.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Harriscoach
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, I think you included everything that we have on offer! :)

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Kandy F
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Lee F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can walk from Tropico Latino to the Bakery. It is less than 1.5km, or a little less than a mile.
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BarakL24
January 25, 2018|
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Response from brenthill123 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Regardless, you should go.
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BarakL24
January 25, 2018|
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Response from anatkangel | Reviewed this property |
No idea. I was there off season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0560
  • E-mail
Description
The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, pastries, coffee and refreshing drinks! We are open all day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time in between. Fusion cuisine with fresh daily products and original flavours.
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