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Restaurante Mar y Tierra

) #15 of 33 Restaurants in Santa Elena ££ - £££ Latin, Seafood,
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Service was good. Food was nicely prepared and presented. I thought the prices were a little high. Good selection of beers.

Thank Huehuetenango
Reviewed 23 February 2017

There were some real highs and a few lows in the meal. It is a charming little restaurant on an upstairs floor. Clearly a family operation as they have a bed and tv set up for their small children to occupy themselves. Some might be...More

Thank scott6200
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The food here was really very good. I had the very large fijita meal and it cost 15500 colones which my bank statement says is about $38 Canadian. Totally worth it. I had a late lunch and did't need to buy dinner cause I was...More

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited as part of a tour with Exodus. 15 of us for dinner. The presentation was exceptional and the food delicious. A delightful restaurant with very friendly staff and family atmosphere.

Thank waller7
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Recommended to us by another local restaurant, Mar y Tierra was the best dinner we had in several days in St. Elena. Situated in a casual and cozy, yet elegant, space above a bakery in downtown St. Elena, Mar y Tierra offered sophisticated service, an...More

Thank aliceg59
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We visited here as part of a tour group for dinner one night. We all had a very enjoyable evening in this restaurant with good food, drinks and atmosphere. Service was friendly and we all agreed that it was one of the nicest places we...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We ducked into this restaurant after reading the menu posted in a stairway. It's on the second floor of a building, a bit tucked away from the main section of town. The balcony had a great view, the interior was tastefully decorated, and the service...More

Thank Traveler324K
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Menú has many selections. I opted for the chicken fajitas an my spouse had the shrimp spaghetti. Good portions an both prepared well. The fajitas were average and wish I had gone the Mar route. Not much atmosphere, but Atenas restaurants really are more patios...More

Thank Mdegerman
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A broader menu than most with both fish and steaks as well as the usual burgers, pasta and such. The steaks were very good as was the chicken. The wife does the serving while her husband oversees the kitchen. Very friendly and not crowded.

Thank newyorker59
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Muchas gracias por todo. La comida fue muy deliciosa. Nosotros disfrutamos esta noche. We had a great new years eve here! The food was delicous, the atmosphere cozy, the service friendly and welcoming. Thank you very much!

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: 2645-6111
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