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The Baker Bean

Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8990
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (97 reviews)
“pastries” (30 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there on the rainy evening of July 3rd. Chef Benedict has the absolute best hospitality and personally greeted us. He made several recommendations for us to try. My husband ordered a pizza and I had a spicy bowl of spinach linguini. They...More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This first time I tried their empanada was on optional tours with Bahia Ballena Kayaks. We went waterfall repelling with them, they provided us with these delicious empanadas...THE BEST EMPANADAS EVER! I had to know where they came from so I can go there. Fantastic...More

Thank 70sgirl
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Just enjoy our take out dinner prepared by passionate Chef Dominic. Raviolis and lasagna also little fresh strawberry pie. Every Bite was delightful. Some delicious baguette and salad were also added to our take out. We will definitely visit The Baker Bean as we just...More

Thank duchmol2
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We went from Jaco to Ballena Beach. On the way there we noticed this little spot just off the road. Decided to drive away from the beach places since they were pretty full, and go to the little spot off the road. So glad we...More

Thank Kaynfee
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Chef Benedict is SO friendly and greeted us with a big smile! His food is just as amazing, great prices, and a nice patio to enjoy your surroundings in. We will definitely visit again before we leave Uvita.

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Many of us live here, and the Baker Bean is our go-to place for great food and excellent service ! The owner, Armando, and his friendly, efficient staff, are a key to their success. Made and served with pride, his bagels, pizza, empanadas, pastries, and...More

Thank linandfin
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We stopped here 2x during our week long stay in the Dominical/Uvita area for empanadas and coffee. Our favorites were the Spinach and Cheese Empanada and the Specialty Coffee with delicious cream on top. We didn't eat a full meal here but we saw other...More

Thank JamieLynnM
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Usually stop in here to get a coffee to go as well as something to eat when we head up to San Jose. Food is tasty. It is a bit pricey tho.

Thank Doodles99
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizza - crust is thin and delicious and the staff is amazing! Brian made our first experience wonderful!!!

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service from a very friendly waiter. We shared a medium supreme pizza. We were starving and it filled us both up. Would return.

Thank oraleejean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
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06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 2743 8990
The Baker Bean is a small, boutique restaurant and bakery offering an eclectic mix of foods to appeal to every palette. Specialties include Argentine Empañadas, New York Deli-style bagels, stone-oven pizzas, and Italian fresh pasta dishes (ravioli, lasagna, cannoli, and spaghetti). Everything is prepared from scratch on the premises. We serve wine and beer as well as a broad variety of non-alcoholic alternatives. Dine al fresco or in our air-conditioned salon at your preference.
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