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Restaurante Mar y Tierra

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, Seafood,
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6111
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were exploring the town and noticed how busy this little gem was and just had to try it. Getting to can be a bit tricky and thus, the photos of the stairs from previous reviewers will help. We had lunch during our visit and...More

Thank ThomasinNC
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Just walking up the stairs besides the bakery you are entering a nicely decorated room with around ten tables. The staff is very friendly and you feel immediately welcome. Having a look at the menu, the prices seem very high - having a second look,...More

Thank Adibacke
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by a guy we met who had just eaten there...we were not disappointed. The food was freshly prepared and served with a kind of modern twist on the local cuisine. We had a dish of casados with pork and...More

Thank arttey
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst on a tour of Costa Rica, a group of us ate here one evening and the good was outstanding and service friendly and efficient. I had the steak with a proper sauce. It was cooked exactly as requested, medium rare, and the meat was...More

Thank ceri74
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A very friendly family that serves delicious food and a wide range of great wines-we loved it there!!

Thank Kilikina8
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We had the Monteverde special which is chicken with coffee sauce. We weren't sure how it would be but it was excellent and definitely a must try. It is family owned place and a very good place to eat.

Thank Corteney A
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The steak did not allow you to eat it but took your 20 dollars regardless. The rest was ok but not worth the money. I suggest you try some other place

Thank inViaggioDaBologna
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went there for dinner. My daughter had chicken fingers which were great. Her friend had spaghetti with butter. I had a filet of fish casada. 9 year olds can be picky which is why I ordered the plain spaghetti with butter. The spaghetti was...More

Thank dkgcmeam
Reviewed 13 July 2017

After taking a stroll through the rainforest we stopped for lunch at Mar y Tierra. The food was not only delicious it was beautifully presented! Each dish was a work of art that I savored visually before savoring it in my mouth! It appeared to...More

Thank felicemcknight
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I've been waiting a month to change my initial review of this restaurant. A group of about 18 of us as part of monkey tours went to this restaurant for lunch. We all enjoyed our food and I wrote a glowing review soon after. After...More

Thank chcmvrck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 6111
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