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Restaurante Morpho's

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International
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Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7373
11:00 - 21:15
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:15
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Port Allen, Louisiana
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Locally owned, fresh fabulous Costa Rican meal. Great drinks, scrumptious desserts, healthy good, many good vegetarian choices. Don't miss it when in Santa Elena and Monteverde.

Thank annatpoplargrove
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the shrimp with rice dish, the chicken casado meal, and the chicken/tortillas/salad and everything was absolutely delicious! The butterfly and other forest murals/paintings on the walls and butterfly light fixtures were pretty cool too!

Thank rsq_ranger
Redding, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun place! It was packed and the food was delicious. My family of four went for dinner and ordered different apps and entrees and we were all happy. Prices are good and the murals on the wall and the decor puts everyone at ease and in a good mood. Great vibe, fun to people watch. We arrived around... More 

Thank nancybottger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My group of 16 went for dinner and we all loved our meals. Best milkshake I have ever had. Great setting and great service.

Thank Nattyinglis
Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, well priced and very friendly staff and vibe. The location in the centre allows good parking facilites and easy to reach. Highly recommended!

Thank Marcodegraaff
Stuttgart, Germany
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat! Went and checked this place out on our first night in Monteverde. The location is great, located right in the center of Santa Elena and easy to walk to. The building itself is lovely with the exterior and interior completely covered in murals. Butterflies are the theme of this restaurant and there is no way to miss... More 

Thank SMETravels
Marietta, Georgia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best meal, chicken in coconut sauce with roasted potatoes and vegetables. The waitress was very helpful and knowledgeable about their gluten free options. The decor is lushly painted jungle scenes, and colorful painted butterflies. Beautiful inside and out. If you go to Monteverde, this place is "the place to eat".

Thank Diane T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lunch and a dinner here, they offer many local foods, fresh and good quality. The prices are reasonable (twice as low when compared to El Establo places for example), the service is friendly and efficient. We liked salads, beef and cassados. They do not accept reservations and at night you may wait until seated.

Thank Luba M
Missoula, Montana
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel owner and we were not disappointed. I had the casado and my husband had the chicken in mushroom sauce. The meal was excellent, and service was great and the price was totally reasonable ($35 for our meals, wine and dessert). The atmosphere was peaceful and quiet, with dim lighting and many... More 

Thank krschoen
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best food we ate in Costa Rica! They have terrific local fare and some great pasta dishes, which my daughters liked very much. however, save room for dessert. You do not want to miss out!

Thank shelorbr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7373

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Heredia, Costa Rica
4 months ago
Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?