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Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0062 ext. 3
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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International, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. A pleasant surprise. If you're looking for something above buyers and pizza this is the place. Away from the dusty road. Beside the pool and beach. Great service. Good wine. Fabulous fish tacos and shrimp casado. We were there for lunch. Highly recommended.

Thank KCT55
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are staying at Tropico Latino and go for breakfast everyday to Shambala. The service is top notch and the food is great. We had a couple of rainy evenings and just walked out our door to the restaurant for dinner the food is tasty...More

Thank deuce232016
Reviewed 5 August 2017

For a quiet relaxing dinner off the main road this is a must. Located on the grounds of Tropico Latino Hotel. We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Dinner was exquisite. Portions a bit small with the appetizer. Great staff and service. Very private,...More

Thank Curt E
Reviewed 24 May 2017

As it was pouring down buckets I decided to try the hotel's restaurant which seemed to have an interesting menu. The waiter was very professional and described the chef's culinary background (Barcelona) and his food philosophy (new Costa Rican cuisine). I ordered an appetizer and...More

Thank citizenoftheworld70
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Probably the highest quality and price of food in Santa Teresa. You will pay for a great meal. Great atmosphere at night and the staff take great care of their guests.

Thank mikeshuttles
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Not being guests of the hotel, we wanted to eat something in the evening. Ordering the menu was simple, but the waiter insisted to order not only one plate, but to taste more, even because the chief is so famous for his cooking. He reminded...More

Thank ruthwessel
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Shambala was incredible food. Unexpected was the menu selection with gourmet meals. The Tuna Takaki wow - we ordered two nights in a row. Chef Randy thank for the warm greeting. Thank you to Andy and Marcos for making our dinner and time at Tropico...More

Thank Dawn V
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went to the Hotel Tropico Latina for massages and facials and had a coffee afterwards. The coffee was delicious. I had icecream in mine.

Thank Lisaht44
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Can't believe we paid $10 for a sad sad breakfast burrito. A great deal if you love a cold tortilla though!

Thank TravelRob999
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We stayed at the hotel connected to this place for a week. The food is good but the menu is limited. They open for lunch at noon not a minute before and then the kitchen closes from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily. So you...More

Thank hoofheartedthistime
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0062 ext. 3
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¨Cuisine That Plays Your Senses¨We offer creative alternatives that break through the traditional cuisine frontiers. Enjoy the sense of peace and tranquility that our delicious dishes inspire while seated next to the Pacific Ocean.During your stay in Santa Teresa, Shambala Restaurant offers you an innovative dinning option. We specialize in healthy dishes with fresh and organic products.
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