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Zula Restaurant

700 m Norte de Mal Pais/Santa Teresa Cruce, Santa Teresa 111111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0614
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (109 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
“schnitzel” (14 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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700 m Norte de Mal Pais/Santa Teresa Cruce, Santa Teresa 111111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a very nice meal here. The falafel was very good. Very good service. A calm restaurant but perhaps to close to the main street.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Myrisen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I tried the falafels at Zula's and it was great! Probably the best ones I've ever had. It was also very reasonably priced!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andreamO9439EK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious, fresh food, very friendly staff...six of us tried many different items on this varied menu and all of it was wonderful! The portions were generous.Very popular, so you might want to make a reservation if you’re planning to go right after sunset. Falafel was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joannr1953
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate there frequently during our nearly 2-week stay in Santa Teresa. I thought the food was excellent and pretty close to what you can find in Israel. It would be so great if they had laffa bread..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Zac F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

we just went for lunch and ordered a breaded fish and a shawarma menu. Both comes with a side salat, hummus, pita bread and fries!:) We were happy and full after this meal! The service is great too! Would recommend it to everyone, even vegetarians;)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 240fabienneg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a town stacked with Costa Rican food, pizza, burgers and sushi, this is a easily missed gem. It doesn’t look like much from the outside and the menu is rather simple but the food is mouth watering. The hummus in particular is head and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 307TomL307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After traveling through Costa Rica we made it to Santa Teresa. Our first stop was here based on a friend’s recommendation. Awesome Hummus and many other Israeli dishes. Owner who is Israeli was there and was super nice!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AdeeDrory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious, especially the hummus, falafel and the fresh pita bread. The owner is nice and the atmosphere is just perfect. We will visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tal R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious blended drinks, fast service, fresh food. We love Zula!! Our server was so kind, we were treated very well ! We visited multiple times while in Santa Teresa

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank foodie13889
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Usually when we travel we try not to go to the same restaurant twice. We like to switch it up so we get to taste everything in town. That being said the hummus was a must to have twice! Both times we got the hummus...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Arek_Ski
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Questions & Answers
b c
26 December 2017|
Response from Rotttts | Property representative |
Hey! The meat is not kosher... but we have some veggie options ... Omelet, Hummus, falafel, Sabih and many more... happy holidays!
Corrie R
3 April 2017|
Response from Rotttts | Property representative |
Hey Corrie, Gluten free options at the moment are: veggie casado, Israeli salad with avocado and feta cheese, hummus plate with veggies... please come in any time you feel like :-)
12 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 m Norte de Mal Pais/Santa Teresa Cruce, Santa Teresa 111111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0614
  • E-mail
Family Run Restaurant serving traditional Israeli and Costa Rican food.We offer breaksfast,lunch and dinner! Our traditional dishes include: Gallo Pinto/CR Casados/Shakshuka/Schnitzel/Falafel/Shish Kababs!!!! All these can be combined with our fabulous hummus plates, pita sandwiches or Israeli plates!
We have the best smoothies in town- mango/banana/guanabana/watermelon/papaya/pinapple and a local favorite our own healthy green smoothie! Come found out what is in it!
We also offer the exotic traditional Israeli Shisha smoking pipe!
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