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Restaurante Mar y Tierra

$$ - $$$Latin, Seafood,
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6111
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were part of an organised tour and the group decided to go to the famous Tico Y Rico,but the place could not accomodate all of us. So my partner and I decided to walk further up the road and even if from the outside...More

Thank Vera C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was looking for some causy restaurant. Actually they did not have free table because of big group was coming, but the woman who looks like a manager managed me place somehow. My order was a steak. The meet was delicious, I like it medium,...More

Thank Earthlingman_Hun
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this little restaurant on a second floor above the fantastic Jiminez Bakery. We liked the menu, so up the narrow stairway we went...at the top, we found a bright and cheerful restaurant with a white cathedral ceiling painted with tropical flowers and vines....More

Thank redeco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super nice people the food was exceptional. Little pricy but it was a good treat. We recommend this restaurant it if you need a break from the sodas all around which are typically good.

Thank 82scottn
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Nice family run restaurant in a little town overrun by visitors. Very friendly and attentive staff. Enjoyed the Tortilla Soup and Chicken sandwich. We were there for lunch and highly recommend.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I ordered an expensive seafood entree with good variety, but each item was tough and chewy, except for the shrimp. If you order dinner, select a chicken or pasta entree instead.

Thank rgr1085
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We were exploring the town and noticed how busy this little gem was and just had to try it. Getting to can be a bit tricky and thus, the photos of the stairs from previous reviewers will help. We had lunch during our visit and...More

Thank ThomasinNC
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Just walking up the stairs besides the bakery you are entering a nicely decorated room with around ten tables. The staff is very friendly and you feel immediately welcome. Having a look at the menu, the prices seem very high - having a second look,...More

Thank Adibacke
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by a guy we met who had just eaten there...we were not disappointed. The food was freshly prepared and served with a kind of modern twist on the local cuisine. We had a dish of casados with pork and...More

Thank arttey
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst on a tour of Costa Rica, a group of us ate here one evening and the good was outstanding and service friendly and efficient. I had the steak with a proper sauce. It was cooked exactly as requested, medium rare, and the meat was...More

Thank ceri74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 6111
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