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Tom's Pan German Bakery

Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
+506 2694 4547
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (111 reviews)
“bratwurst” (50 reviews)
“bread” (69 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:30All hours
German, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were told this place was a must stop on our trek from La Fortuna to Monteverde and we held off eating at any other spot until we got there nearly two to three hours later. Unfortunately for us, with the rain storm and the...More

1  Thank suzanne e
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We visited this place on our trip to Costa Rica in May. It is not the best place we ate but it is just a cool place to eat. It is not in the main areas to travel I wouldn't think but it's just a...More

Thank Funyfyrman
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Stopped for coffee and danishes for breakfast on our way to the airport. Very disappointing final 'meal' after 10 days of thoroughly enjoying local Costa Rican restaurants. Paid about $7 USD for a coffee that would fit into a shot glass and a crusty cinnamon...More

1  Thank JJBurnie
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch. Three of us had the chicken curry and I had the sausage sandwich. Curry was ok but not great and sausage sandwich had a single sausage cut into 4 pieces and the rest was made up of a ridiculous amount of...More

1  Thank DavidS2969UG
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

On our drive from La Fortuna to Monteverde we saw the numerous signs for this German bakery. With much anticipation, we stopped to eat and take a break from the drive. We ordered three pastries and 3 coffees that totaled $25, seriously, this was overpriced...More

2  Thank dfwMom99
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had a good coffe with good german cakes and left on our way to monteverde. More than a hour later we found out that we left our big and expensive camera at that their place. We call them and found out that they foud...More

Thank עירית ע
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Got 2 pastries and a tuna sandwiches with 2 drinks. Taste good but cost just under $25 for 2 people for lunch. It's more expensive than I thought

Thank Choi Sze T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

While I lived in Nuevo Arenal for 3 months this was my go to, for Coffee, Chocolate Cake and WiFi. Did I mention Chocolate Cake??? OMG the best Choc Cake I have ever had! The German fair is wonderful too.. The Sauerkraut was the very...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The service here was amazing, the man working was friendly and as soon as he saw my friends pastry was a little over done on the bottom he immediately got her a new one to go. Not to mention the pitbull, Bruno, was the sweetest...More

Thank Ally R
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I was on facebook while in Arenal and it said - places near you. The German Bakery kept popping up. So we were excited when we were on our way from Arenal to Guanacaste and we saw the bakery. We asked our driver to stop...More

Thank Jgifas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nuevo Arenal
  • Phone Number: +506 2694 4547
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