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Jalapeno Eatery & Market

Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9270
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (60 reviews)
“tacos” (15 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00 Hours
Mexican, American, Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Drove 30mins. for lunch on a Friday @ 1:00, and they didn’t have any 🎣 🐠. I don’t eat chicken or pork. We’re at la Playa, por que no Pescado ? I ordered guacamole/salsa and chips😒. Next time I will call ahead, to check on...More

Thank NorthCarolinaBeth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by here this afternoon with the family and the food was phenomenal. I would definitely recommend the burritos.

Thank Julie550055
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My buddy and I got a tip to stop by after checking the surf at playa negra. He’d been jonesing for a proper breakfast burrito all week and we were not disappointed. I’ve been visiting the area for over 20 years and I can’t believe...More

Thank Will C
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Went there for lunch, really liked the food it was super tasty. All the staff was very friendly. Overall a great experience. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank André F
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We visit Jalapeno every time we are in Playa Negra. Delicious fresh food, that suits everyone's taste...even my very picky son. It's worth the trip.

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 3 April 2018

There's lots of local style food and good portion sizes. Smoothie was great. Service was friendly. Only a few seats, so take it to go.

Thank KristinaP2009
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We were lucky enough to find this little restaurant! Service was great, the food even better! I got a vegan burrito bowl which I could barely finish. They have a variety of phenomenal hot sauces to try. The restaurant itself is small but cute. Would...More

Thank Gabrielle D
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Everything was fresh and tasty. The peppers sauces are amazing, bought five. Would definitely go back.

Thank Marilyn138
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We were on a drive south of Playa Grande, after checking out Playa Negra and the area. Playa Negra is very remote and quiet and this restaurant is an oasis of FRESH! We pulled over for a quick bite and are we ever glad. I...More

1  Thank eifltwrgrl
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Loved the fresh, delicious food & amazing coffee! Mike was so friendly and helpful and treated us like family. Highly recommend his cafe and surf camp! The breakfast burrito and coffee were the best.

Thank Kori J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9270
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Familiar, friendly, fun and casual restaurant with a variety of fresh, local and organic .We serve delicious, fresh and healthy food. Our tortillas are rolled by hand with no lard or Manteca added. Our home-made hot sauce has become famous for its great flavors and a secret recipe of mixed species for our meats
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