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The Bakery

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50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0560
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07:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good experience but very busy all the time, and very americanized. I didnt like the fact that it wasn't local and many tourists were dining at this location. It was expensive and I would have rather put my money into something more local rather than this.

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110 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is great! From coffee to breakfast/lunch ... Everything what I tried here, and that's a lot, I liked! If you want to go for healthy or you need some serious food after a night out, this is the spot!

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Thank Immie M
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

We do have to agree the menu does cater for both the healthy and the one with cravings. For others reading we can recommend, after a tough night out, one of our breakfasts, our Bakery Beef Burger or if you are still struggling after sunset come in for a pizza! 👍🍕 More 

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The name "Bakery" is a bit misleading as this is a lovely restaurant! We had a great lunch here: everything was fresh and delicious. The home made bread is amazing and so we're the salads and fish. The shakes were yummy too. The place has a laid back ambiance with many surfers and friends hanging out. Would definitely recommend The... More 

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Thank Andras J
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for clarifying that we are not only a bakery but also a restaurant - one that is actually open all day from 7am to 10pm! We are stoked to hear you tried so many things and seem to have enjoyed it all, the ambiance included, it warms our hearts when people enjoy coming to our restaurant! More 

Aldie, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast on the patio. The food was was very good, but a little pricey. Service was good and we loved the atmosphere on the patio.

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Thank SeanF89
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed our patio garden - you are welcome back to try it out for dinner too! More 

Middle River, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bakery was a friendly place and you were allowed to sit and enjoy your meal / conversation. No rush for staff to turn the table over. Food was excellent, coffee hot. Lots of food options for varied tastes. Usually try different spots for meals, but went back 3 times within our short visit to Santa Teresa.

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Thank Midge456321
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your visit so much you came back multiple times! We have tried to do a mixed menu with both sweet and savoury flavours inspired by different cuisines so it's nice to see we have guests who appreciate having options. Welcome back on your next visit! More 

Fiddletown, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hip place in town. Good food, good bakery and beautiful waitresses! English spoken here. Successful business in town.

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Thank Janice M
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for seeing our place as a 'hip place in town'! If you think we are 'the bomb' we hope you did get to try our chocolate bomb during your visit, it is probably nuclear in 'bomb' measures!! More 

Lafayette, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh and healthy breakfasts. We enjoyed everything we tried, from smoothies, pastries, coffee and egg dishes. Loved it.

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Thank cwk14
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for kind words and trying so many different things from our breakfast menu! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed it all. Please do come and try our lunch or dinner as well, we are open 7am-10pm every day! More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here two days in a row. We usually Dont do that but it was so good. Breads are freshly baked daily and you can tell immediately. Highly recommended, you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Yaniv L
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for kind words and yes we can confirm the bread is freshly baked daily in our bakery! We are thrilled to have customers who appreciate that! More 

Vancouver
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bread here is delightful. Have had issues finding decent bread overall in Costa Rica but this place delivers. Haven't tried anything else here but I am am willing to assume all is wonderful.

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Thank sumiln
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our bread - a product we take great pride in baking it fresh every day. Straight from the oven and no conservatives! More 

Vermont
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a great breakfast, this is the place to go. The breakfast burrito is fantastic. And all of the pastries/cakes will tempt you into breaking that diet you've been on. On a 1-10 scale, this is a 10!

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Thank hatsnjim
Katrin S, Guest Relations Manager at The Bakery, responded to this review

We apologise for breaking your diet but we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your breakfasts here! Thank you so much for the kind words. Feel free to try us out for lunch or dinner some day too as we are open from 7am-10pm! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?