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La Mesa de Monique y Andre

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16 Malinche | Behind Hotel El Sitio, Liberia 16-5000, Costa Rica
+506 8811 4202
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Los Angeles, California
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My girlfriend and I were visiting Costa Rica for the first time and we always try some fine dining in countries we visit. We were so surprised by the quality and taste of the meal. First of all they don't serve less than four people so we asked Andre to pair us up with another couple if possible. Lo and... More 

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St-Hubert, Québec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is the place to come for a unique and memorable experience. The concept is personalized and very friendly. Andre and Monique not open their home to host you in this private fashion but also have a great pleasure at pulling together all their culinary skills and experience to deliver the best dinning experience in Guanacaste. There are not enough... More 

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had friends visiting from Charleston. Two sisters married 10 years ago in a double ring ceremony. Our recommendation for this celebration was La Mesa de Monique Y Andre. What a great choice. Upon arrival, Andre presented the ladies with beautiful rings made from real flowers. Of course the seven courses were exceptionally prepared, served and perfectly paired with the... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Once again Monique and Andre exceeded my expectations. My husband, daughter, son-in-law and I had a special request that was the best I have ever eaten anywhere. Along with the intricately decorated shrimps and the delicious rabbit broth with brandy and flan for dessert our entire evening was one to be remembered as a very impressive evening of dining.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

It was our fifth visit to Andre & Monique's French Cuisine Restaurant. We were once again overwhelmed with delicious food and wonderful, never missed a beat service, by two very experienced and qualified chefs. They treat each person as a VIP with their magnificent hosting abilities. If you are traveling through Liberia, Costa Rica and want an outstanding experience we... More 

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Well, they did it again. My sons were visiting from the US and insisted that I make reservations for La Mesa de Monique y Andre. While Andre and Monique prefer seating eight for dinner, the were willing to accept just the four of us. From the moment we arrived, with a welcome drink by the pool, to the closing with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

For the past several years, Monique and Andre have been opening their home and sharing their considerable culinary talents with those fortunate enough to be their dinner guests. Their hospitality and presentation of multiple courses, professionally paired with the perfect wines, is a special dining experience not to be missed while in Costa Rica. Five Stars! (Chaine des Rotisseurs international... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

I have been fortunate enough to have eaten at Andre & Monique's on several occasions, each one surpassing the previous one. No serving is repeated from one of the prior visits so it is a delight each time. How they keep track of this is amazing. I have only been asked what I do not like so it will not... More 

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Curridabat, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to Monique and Andre's house on several occasions, and every time there is a surprise. With meticulous attention to details, the unique dinning experience starts with a personal welcoming at the door that leads to a variety of dishes –that never repeats for you when come back again- and a careful wine selection and marriage. I could... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is a place only for those people who are truly "in The Know" about fine dining. You ring a door bell outside on this discreet street and then the 15 foot door quietly opens into a beautiful garden where you are greeted by two of the most lovely and talented chefs you will ever meet. A seven course meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$90 - US$125
Cuisine
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Malinche | Behind Hotel El Sitio, Liberia 16-5000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: +506 8811 4202
Description
The people come to experiment an exclusive culinary experience We offer 7 course gastronomic dinners with wine pairing for group of minimum 4 people (the group can be a larger number of people )and only upon reservation The experience lasts about three hours and starts at 7 . 00 PM We specialise in courses inspired by French cuisine that is not very often present in other restaurants The price per person includes the welcome drink, all the wines pairing the 7 plates and all the taxes as well

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