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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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11 - 20 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 20 January 2017

good , well priced , basic , dontwalk to restaurant very danegrous at nite in these parts, we were warned of muggings and robberies by our staff at florblanca

Thank FoodieDiner
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

friendly service, tasty & fluffy tortilla, delicious paella, a bit too oily for the grilled vegetables, tuna tataki was fresh & perfectly sealed with tons of chives, mojito coconut & mojito passion fruit were really good the 2nd & 3rd time when we asked for...More

Thank Monsieurandres
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

From the parking lot a steep set of natural stairs lead to an incredible grass dome. great view of playa hermosa from any table the fried potatoes were amazing but the paella has to be the best in town.

Thank Bracken M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Having grown up in Spain and most recently falling in love with Costa Rica, this was the best of both worlds. Great twist on some classic tapas (tortilla with chorizo and allioli). The shoestring fries that came with the steak were delicious! Great meal from...More

1  Thank AdventureAwaitsUs
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The place is really great, same is true for the food and service. The price is also very reasonable.

Thank Michele I
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere and food. Do be aware that many dishes are topped with Mayo and many, like me, may wish to have the dish without, witch they will accommodate. Nonetheless, excellent food and service on this corner of paradise.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We enjoyed dinner here. We were the only diners in the restaurant when we arrived. The food was tasty but not necessarily ground-breaking. I thought that the patatas bravas were quite boring but did enjoy the seabass and grilled shrimp. The pina coladas were good....More

Thank ReviewsByAbby
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This was one of our favorites in the neighborhood. It's a bit far from central Santa Teresa, but well worth the short trip. The food was great, especially the paella, and the service level high. It's a cozy atmosphere, perfect for couples or family dinners.

Thank Elias C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went to dinner, good food, very good tapas, special to go for a drink and accompany with good tapas

Thank 841george
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant is a true gem in the area. We had dinner here, the sangria was outstanding and the paella unbelievable! If you're in Santa Teresa this is definitely a MUST. I do wished they took cards, CASH ONLY!

Thank EstefM55
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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