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Jalapeno Eatery & Market

Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9270
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (49 reviews)
“tacos” (15 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
08:00 - 16:00All hours
Mexican, American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
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Reviews (153)
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tacos were amazing and the smoothies were incredible. Mike has a passion for cooking food that is good for the soul. Ask Mike for a "Wha wha whaaaat?" smoothie. Best ever. Can't wait to go back soon!

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have vacationed in playa Negra numerous times in the last 8 years. This open kitchen - with owner/chef Mike is a gem. Hand made delicious food with an imaginative menu combined with generous portions - fresh and tasty What more can you ask for ?...More

Thank FredoTO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third trip to Playa Negra and Jalapeños is our favorite stop if we go out for breakfast, lunch, or for a smoothie. My daughter loves the Funky Monkey smoothie the best, the breakfast burrito (can't think of name) is sooo good along...More

Thank caymusjordan
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Good but a tad expensive. Smoothies were good. There are many similar options in this area and nothing made this place stand out

Thank therealhollyg
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Quaint little place in Playa Negra. I always come here when in Playa Negra for lunch. I am not much of a breakfast person and I have to be gluten free; the best burrito bowl ever.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stopped by for lunch outside of the hustle and bustle of Tamarindo and was not disappointed! Loved the honey chipotle hot sauce that is made fresh by Mike the owner. They make a couple other sauces from scratch that they will recommend with various items...More

Thank tommywhalen88
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We worked up quite an appetite during our day of beach hopping. The veggie and mega burritos did not disappoint to say the least. We had some refreshing smoothies to go along with our meal and left with our bellies blissfully filled up.

Thank Mart v
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a later breakfast, and it was delicious. Expect to wait for your food as it is all made fresh for you. Two of us has Tico burritos (fresh flour tortilla, Gallo pinto, eggs, cheese, fresh salsa, and sour cream), and my...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 8 March 2017

we stopped by for a early lunch and got smoothies and tacos and man they were great! i got the banana peanut butter smoothy and it was sooo good and the girls working were so nice

Thank Chad V
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Fun & interesting conversation with the owner, my hubby loved the burrito, the fish tacos I had were good also, love the outside seating.

Thank MicheleOsero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9270
  • E-mail
Familiar, friendly, fun and casual restaurant with a variety of fresh, local and organic .We serve delicious, fresh and healthy food. Our tortillas are rolled by hand with no lard or Manteca added. Our home-made hot sauce has become famous for its great flavors and a secret recipe of mixed species for our meats
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