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Bistro Bon Appetit

) #10 of 33 Restaurants in Santa Elena $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice little restaurant , everything was well cooked, like everywhere else a steak is rump not sirloin. Pasta was good, portion size again a Latin American thing, always too big. The complementary little garlic bun was delish.

Thank frangii
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was very near our hotel (Cipreses) so we went here for dinner because it was convenient. It was terrific! I had the salmon. It was excellent, with a wonderful sauce. My husband had pepperoni & mushroom pizza, which was very good. The ambience...More

Thank RodgerandTom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place with my family. The food is good, Italian style -off course-. The server size is the right and the prices are good. Not so expensive (Usd 40 for a 3 people, no liquor included).

Thank Maynor C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a lunch. We had pizza as it is known as one of the best in Monteverde . Nice crust, simple and delicious! Great variety of choices (veggie included). Will recommend it for quality! the price was ok (for and expensive town as...More

Thank Fer2190
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A big selection of dishes with a huge array of pizzas. I had he ribs with BBQ sauce. Meat was a little overlooked but tasty. The chicken breast with mustard sauce was delicious. Good and friendly serviced. The blue gin and tonic was a nice...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I visit the Monteverde area often and enjoy Bistro Bon Appetit. Every meal I have had has been very good and the service was excellent. - I recommend to put Bistro Bon Appetit on your list.

Thank CEC131
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at that restaurant with pizza for both of us. They are really tasty and you have a wide range of styles to choose from. The waitress is really friendly and helpful, perfect in service and makes you really feel welcome.

Thank MH_ZH
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We stopped by after a long day of hiking. It's much nicer inside than you would expect from the outside. The young waitress was very friendly and attentive to our needs. The food was just ok and seemed pricey for what you got. Our bill...More

1  Thank dablakes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Bistro Bon Appetite after hiking for 5 hours in the rain so we were starving and Bistro Bon Appetite did not disappoint. I had been craving pizza and the stone oven cooked pizza here hit the spot! We also...More

Thank Molly L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with excellent food and service. I really recommend this place for those who are looking a nice restaurant with quality food and price.

1  Thank Sebastian A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: 26455301
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