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Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio

Playa Santa Teresa, Mal Pais 400m al norte del Penon | Hotel el Rey Patricio, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0248
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (64 reviews)
“paella” (33 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
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Playa Santa Teresa, Mal Pais 400m al norte del Penon | Hotel el Rey Patricio, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Not open on the days it says it’s open ... waste of time. Disappointing and meant we wasted our last evening sunset!

Thank Beckie93
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Small menu but great offerings. The Chicken Croquettes and Tortilla con Chorizo & Allioli (allioli is a spicy sauce) were fantastic. They also serve a complimentary bruschetta type appetizer which was quite tasty. Restaurant is set high up so the ocean views are beautiful. They...More

Thank PatriciaT917
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. If you are staying in Santa Teresa, Playa Carmen, or Playa Hermosa, please check it out. It’s right on the coast overlooking a beautiful rocky beach. An ATV drive down makes for the absolute perfect date night, but they have something...More

Thank Drew W
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went to the tide pools in front for a low tide sunset followed by a couple of drinks and some delicious tapas and main courses (snapper and steak). Not much of a better way to spend an evening in Santa Teresa with a great...More

Thank LVC21
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's tapas style...love it..! all fresh...al good...great staff...beautifully decorated....relaxed ambiance...the place to go for dinner...the list is short...good for them...everything is delicious..

Thank Mauro M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great place to watch the sunset and have a wonderful dinner! tapas style dishes to share for a romantic dinner in santa teresa

Thank shannon r
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We didn't have cash with us. They kindly allowed us to pay next day if we left an identification document.

Thank BrinjeInHrast
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to El Rey Patricio to celebrate his birthday while on vacation in Santa Teresa. Everything from the food to the service to the ambiance was absolutely amazing. The fish was very fresh and deliciously prepared, our server Maria was incredibly...More

Thank travelKim785
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had two meals here while visiting Santa Teresa. The first dinner was amazing and the second they prepared our fresh catch of tuna. Ramon, the chef is amazing and his creations are superb. The Paella is amazing!

Thank Shaleen B
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tapas. Just the right size for sharing. Order 3 per person if all you are having are the tapas. We ordered 2 entrees for our family of 4 and about 7 tapas and it was just enough to save room for the...More

Thank Chris E
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Response from Vanessa S | Reviewed this property |
no problem in this area for the gluten! a lot of options everywhere :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Santa Teresa, Mal Pais 400m al norte del Penon | Hotel el Rey Patricio, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0248
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Why Tapas? Converse, share, taste and enjoy.A fun way to understand Pura Vida through gastronomy.A sampling of the Mediterranean cuisine presented in small portions, made from scratch and prepared the traditional way, updated to modern times.Healthier, lighter, low fat recipes.We challenge your taste buds with the best selection of cheeses, hams, cold cuts with Designation of Origin, accompanied with wines and Cavas from outstanding wineries of our country.All our tapas are made using the freshest ingredients of the cattle ranches, farmers and fishermen of the area, thus contributing to the controlled growth of the economy of the local community. Helping sustainable fishing and organic farming of the area, with the utmost care for the environment.ENJOY PURA VIDA!
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