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Banana Beach Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood,
Villa Bonita Drive, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 1117
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Closes in 15 min
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Grill, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Villa Bonita Drive, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cocktails with 2 for 1 during happy hour, right on Santa Teresa’s beach. Great place to see the sunset, lively and with a very young clientele.

Thank Holkin
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We try to offer something every afternoon at sundown, live music or bands. It is a great way to experience the sunset.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time in this part of Costa Rica. Banana Beach is the perfect place to chill after a day of sun and adventure. Perfect around 4pm. Watch the evening surfers, sometimes there is a bonfire, hammocks and drinks on the beach. Then...More

Thank daniellerosrmarie
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Danielle for posting this review, glad you enjoyed our vibe! pura vida!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Banana Beach a couple times. My impression was that it was great place to drink and watch the sunset. Food is fine but felt like it was a little pricy for the quality which is understandable as you're paying for the beach too....More

Thank Charles S
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Charles! We have 2 amazing bartenders who LOVE playing with the bottles, its not part of the training Lol but most guests enjoy it. Thanks for the comment! we will keep it in mind. Pura vida!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to relax & enjoy a Costa Rican sunset. Drinks are alwsys 2 for 1 & not watered down. Pescado Frita eas Amazing! This place has finner specials throughout the week & live music. The staff are all friendly & efficient. Will be going...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by since this place is right next door to Tropico Latino where we stayed. It’s got a great fun vibe, and the drinks are ok too. The best part is all the great seating/hammocks, etc. that you can use to watch the amazing sunsets....More

Thank bsseraphine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by our host Brian who recommended us the Filet Mignon and the Sesame Tuna - best food we have eaten so far in our 3 weeks stay in Costa Rica. First real food experience. Very nice drinks also! Very good food! So...More

Thank Tom A
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome review we appreciate it , pura vida!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to eat or just to hangout. Drinks and food yummy! Servers friendly and chatting. The view is the most awesome of everything. The sunset is out of this world. I'll come back for sure. Super recommended.

Thank Nydia A
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Nydia Gracias!! happy you enjoyed hanging out with us, pura vida see you soon!

Reviewed 13 May 2018

The best people, the best the place. You can sit at the bar, lounge in the hammocks, sit at a table, or chill on the beach chairs. The bartenders are phenomenal, Oscar is not only personable but very entertaining. He and his coworker Bryan flare...More

Thank Libbie B
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Libbie, so glad you enjoyed hanging out with us at Banana Beach Bryan and Oscar really are something special! , Thanks for the review hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I hung out for several hours over 2 days and really enjoyed the relaxing environment and really nice and friendly service, they were all awesome.

Thank Bob S
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Bob thanks so much! Hope you come back again to chill with us on the beach (:

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the cocktails Brian! The Daiquiris & frozen Margaritas were awesome. We loved happy hour..!

Thank richardjnew78
Emilya T, Owner at Banana Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Gracias Richard, so happy you enjoyed the cocktails! Pura Vida!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Bonita Drive, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 1117
  • E-mail
Description
Banana Beach Restaurant is conveniently located in the middle of Santa Teresa, Cosat Rica (about 1km north of the crossroads at the entrance of town), and is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy Sunset Cocktails on the Beach. Right by the Banana Beach Surf Break. Seafood, Grill, and International Food. All kinds of drinks and cocktails. Great atmosphere! Live music nightly.
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