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Restaurante Morpho's

) #5 of 32 Restaurants in Santa Elena ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7373
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (80 reviews)
“burger” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:15All hours
American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

4 of us completed a night trek and at 8.45pm happened upon this eatery. The welcome from the front of house guy was good enough to entice us in, despite there only being another 2 people in the place. The chicken with house sauce (...More

Thank nauj63
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and chose their Morphus burger, IT.WAS.DELICIOUS. From reading other trip advisors review I asked to add pineapple to it,so glad I did. The burger was full of flavor, had a little kick to it but not too intense, have a local...More

Thank 70sgirl
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice - lives up to the pictures. Great cocktails, coffee drinks. Food was excellent and there were vegetarian choices. Service way above average. Great stop after the orchid place right next door.

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Morphos had good food at a reasonable price. We decided to try the Monteverde cheese sampler and the Peach Chicken. The food was good! And had a very nice server. Definitely a place to enjoy for lunch. No real complaints

Thank TravelExpert36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quirky restaurant is right next to the Orchid Garden and makes a great place to rest after visiting the Cloud Forest. It is also a popular hangout for Monteverde's expat population. A leisurely atmosphere, large glasses of wine and good food. I had the...More

Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The wait staff was very polite and friendly. The food I ordered was typical Costa Rican. Great cocktails.

Thank IrishCream2
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Quirky decor, decent food and good staff make this a place worth visiting. The menu has lots of the local standards and, consistent with local custom, the servings are large. Service was as good or better than everywhere else that I ate in town.

Thank Foster I
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I ordered a chicken dish and beer. Service was smooth, staff friendly. Nothing spectacular but it tasted good.

Thank Alli0965
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews here we were keen to try Morphos but I think we must have ordered badly as we were a bit disappointed. The cheese platter to start was nice enough, for main, I had Morphos chicken and my boyfriend ordered a beef...More

Thank Ms F
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very tasty meal here tonight! I had garlic bread and spaghetti bolognese - a generous serving and a hearty sauce. My friend had the tomato soup, then the sweet and sour pork chops with two big chops and steamed veggies. Plenty of...More

Thank MelbRell
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Opening hours
25 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Laene | Reviewed this property |
11AM - 9:15 PM, according to their Facebook page.
Why is your American waiter so rude. Look him up...the evening of July 28.
13 August 2016|
Response from Dennis N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what you are asking. If you are asking what he did that was rude, I'd simply say that he neglected his duty. We waited and waited to order until I finally had to leave the table and find him to say that we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7373
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