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“Delicious spanish cuisine ”

Bajo El Arbol Tapas Bar
Ranked #34 of 100 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 100
Description: In a beautiful garden that isolates it from noise and traffic and creates a quiet and peaceful environment where you can enjoy homemade food made with fresh products. We offer dishes of traditional Spanish cuisine that we innovate and adapt with local products. Our menu includes tapas, portions and dishes that depend on the fresh produce of each day. We try to create a special culinary experience taking care of the details and creating a relaxed atmosphere that allows to enjoy it.
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Description: In a beautiful garden that isolates it from noise and traffic and creates a quiet and peaceful environment where you can enjoy homemade food made with fresh products. We offer dishes of traditional Spanish cuisine that we innovate and adapt with local products. Our menu includes tapas, portions and dishes that depend on the fresh produce of each day. We try to create a special culinary experience taking care of the details and creating a relaxed atmosphere that allows to enjoy it.
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner twice at Bajo el Arbol and were amazed by the quality of the food as well as the creativity of chef Julio. Before moving to Santa Teresa, he was a chef in Spain and had restaurants in both Barcelona and Madrid. You definitely feel this in the marvelous dishes he cooks. This is high end Spanish cuisine. One night we had stuffed Calamares and Pulpo a la Parilla the other night a mix of Tapas that were all amazing. Everything really fresh and tasty. The spanish wine they serve is also a must. Try the Crema Catalana! Given the fact that this is gourmet cuisine, don't expect the size of soda portions. But do expect an awesome culinary experience and a great time!

Thank Christoph H
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mauro p, Propietario at Bajo El Arbol Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

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We are glad that you enjoyed our place and our food.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We loved this place and the guys that run it. Its set back from the road in a small garden with just a few tables, laid out as if waiting from friends and family to stop by. It was probably the best food we had in Costa Rica and was cooked with real passion and skill - the owners came here not so long ago from Barcelona and bring the art of great tapas with them - the octopus was amazing and I always measure a tapas place on how it creates the simplest of dishes, patatas bravas - these were quite simply the best Ive ever had. The host is charming and so excited about the food and wine that you cant help being so yourself. They've only been trading around 9 months but if you walk into the garden and consider walking away as we did because it was quiet, just keep going, you wont regret it.

Thank theritsons
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Mauro P, Propietario at Bajo El Arbol Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thanks for this wonderful review and to trust us! We are really happy that you enjoying our place and our food. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is the best place to eat in Santa Teresa. Made by an expert chef, the tapas are amazing. The ambiance is set under warm lights and in a beautiful garden. The music and atmosphere are authentic and charming. I would eat here every night if I could. The owners are lovely people with exquisite taste.

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Thank Mary-Rose K
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mauro p, Propietario at Bajo El Arbol Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you very much. We are glad that you enjoyed our place and our food.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was the best place my family dined at during our two week stay in Santa Teresa. Unlike most of the other restaurants, Bajo is not right on the street but tucked away from the fumes and smells in a shady garden. The food was to die for! Everything was so fresh and expertly made, it was amazing. This place is nothing like the other million or so other restaurants in the area and is a must!

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Thank ron k
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mauro p, Propietario at Bajo El Arbol Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Wow!
Such a wonderful review!
We are glad that you and your family have enjoyed in Bajo el Árbol.
Thank you very much.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I had the most delicious tuna tatar in my hole life at bajo el arbol. You should definitely try that and everything else on the menu.Julio is just an amazing cook and so creative about the tapas he makes.Try the desserts too!

Thank aniekiki
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Mauro P, Propietario at Bajo El Arbol Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thanks for your "amazing" reviw! Hope to see you again.

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