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Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio

Playa Santa Teresa, Mal Pais 400m al norte del Penon | Hotel el Rey Patricio, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0248
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (62 reviews)
“paella” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Playa Santa Teresa, Mal Pais 400m al norte del Penon | Hotel el Rey Patricio, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's tapas style...love it..! all fresh...al good...great staff...beautifully decorated....relaxed ambiance...the place to go for dinner...the list is short...good for them...everything is delicious..

Thank Mauro M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great place to watch the sunset and have a wonderful dinner! tapas style dishes to share for a romantic dinner in santa teresa

Thank shannon r
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We didn't have cash with us. They kindly allowed us to pay next day if we left an identification document.

Thank BrinjeInHrast
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to El Rey Patricio to celebrate his birthday while on vacation in Santa Teresa. Everything from the food to the service to the ambiance was absolutely amazing. The fish was very fresh and deliciously prepared, our server Maria was incredibly...More

Thank travelKim785
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had two meals here while visiting Santa Teresa. The first dinner was amazing and the second they prepared our fresh catch of tuna. Ramon, the chef is amazing and his creations are superb. The Paella is amazing!

Thank Shaleen B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tapas. Just the right size for sharing. Order 3 per person if all you are having are the tapas. We ordered 2 entrees for our family of 4 and about 7 tapas and it was just enough to save room for the...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 16 February 2017

BEST spot in Costa Rica! The tapas are to die for and the sangria is delicious. Ramon is the best chef around, hands down. I've traveled up and down the Nicoya Peninsula and can't find better. The seafood is as fresh as can be -...More

Thank Ariana225
Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can't go to Costa Rica and not try this restaurant. The service is really good and what about the food! Good quality food, it's a must!

Thank Virginie S
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We came back to Tapas again because it is good. Their sangria is excellent and you can't go wrong with anything on their menu. We highly recommend ordering anything that is accompanied by their tomato bread. Delicious! Warning: this is not a good restaurant for...More

Thank RuRuRoams
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a large group dinner here and it was perfect for sharing tapas and paella. They also have individual entrees as well. The atmosphere was wonderful and beautiful. But seriously, the food was great!

Thank Allison D
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Response from Vanessa S | Reviewed this property |
no problem in this area for the gluten! a lot of options everywhere :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Santa Teresa, Mal Pais 400m al norte del Penon | Hotel el Rey Patricio, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0248
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Why Tapas? Converse, share, taste and enjoy.A fun way to understand Pura Vida through gastronomy.A sampling of the Mediterranean cuisine presented in small portions, made from scratch and prepared the traditional way, updated to modern times.Healthier, lighter, low fat recipes.We challenge your taste buds with the best selection of cheeses, hams, cold cuts with Designation of Origin, accompanied with wines and Cavas from outstanding wineries of our country.All our tapas are made using the freshest ingredients of the cattle ranches, farmers and fishermen of the area, thus contributing to the controlled growth of the economy of the local community. Helping sustainable fishing and organic farming of the area, with the utmost care for the environment.ENJOY PURA VIDA!
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