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Bistro Bon Appetit

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Pizza,
Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5301
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for a couple of pizzas and salad. Just like home. Thin crust and the pepperoni tasted great.

Thank handal99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fairly inexpensive and food is amazing! It’s fine dinning on a budget, thank you for a wonderful experience!

Thank Berta V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bon Appetit gets high marks for atmosphere, service and delicious pizza and salad. There were lots of other choices on the menu, but we are fans of wood-fired pizza.

Thank lnpaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza, Pasta, and Salads plus a great selection of beers including Bavaria dark and some IPA selections.

Thank rgr1085
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good place to eat, excellent service easily accessable. We stop twice in 2days. Pizza is very good! Salad also

Thank rocket55
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We wanted to get pizza for lunch and liked their great reviews. A short walk from the main street but worth it. The wood oven pizzas were small but very tasty. Excellent service and a nice ambiance.

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Got over my prejudice about a rather impersonal and very modern frontage to this restaurant at the junction outside Santa Elena, for visiting the reserve. Went in for lunch to be promptly and warmly greeted by English speaking staff and to find that the accent...More

Thank sandymorris1402
Reviewed 27 December 2017

we were staying at hidden canopy which is a bit far from the main town, and this was the closest restaurant. I had the chicken cordon bleu and my boyfriend had the ribs, both were VERY good. The sauce with the cordon bleu was amazing....More

Thank melissahalliwell
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because it was near Hidden Canopy where we and 3other couples were staying. What a great meal! The pizza was absolutely terrific. It could successfully compete anywhere. Everyone enjoyed their food, no matter what they ordered. Charming atmosphere too. Highly...More

Thank jeffreylk
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Was looking forward to some local Costa Rican food and this place came highly recommended. Unfortunately, we arrived just after a tour bus or 20 and were told the kitchen was backed up. We’d have to have pizza, unless we wanted to wait for a...More

Thank RussellJW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5301
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