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Restaurante Mar y Tierra

RR - RRRLatin, Seafood,
Santa Elena, Santa Elena 2761-1603, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6111
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
“avocado sauce” (6 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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Reviewed 11 December 2016

This restaurant is on the second floor of a building overlooking downtown Santa Elena. The place is comfortable, relaxed, and offers a good view. The food is very good. The plates on which the food is served are decorated with food dyes and are very...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Mizzou_Engineer
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurant experience in Costa Rica. Food is delicious and authentic. They fulfilled every individual wish. Loved the atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Martin L
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had a delightful late-night meal here. The food and wine were both excellent, the view from this upper story restaurant was a nice twist, and the service was top-notch.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Patience F
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Stopped in for a lunch snack of ceviche. Fish was firm and fresh and the ceviche was a decent size although the chips were too few, had to ask for extra chips to finish off the ceviche. Price was approximately 5,000 colones per ceviche serving...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Papito1
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a great restaurant, overlooking Main Street. Don't overlook it, because it is upstairs. We had a table by the window, looking down on the street. Despite being so close to the road, it was pretty peaceful. The night that we were there, only...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank TravelerTP
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here as part of a Costa Rica Monkey Tours group after visiting the Monteverde Biological Reserve (see review). The restaurant is located on the second floor above the Jimenez Bakery. Got to admit, placing it above a bakery was either serendipity or a...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank RedDevil1504
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This little place above the street was a great family run establishment that serves fantastic food ( the steaks were delicious ) ice cold beer and cracking home made mojitos. They had some lovely original paintings for sale adorning the walls,as a group of 10...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Oakly56
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My group of 12 travelers from the Costa Rica Monkey Tours just finished an exhilarating experience ziplining at Monteverde cloud forest. Our guide and driver took us to Santa Elena and we had lunch at this gem of a place. The restaurant is located on...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank beltron59
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this family restaurant. The rice with shrimp and rice with chicken were very good, amongst the best we have had in costa rica. The pasta for kids was also excellent. Great service and overall a lovely experience. Well recommended.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank TomerJ
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This restaurant is open-air, located upstairs. I liked the atmosphere a lot. We went once for lunch and once for dinner. The portions are large and we ended up sharing one dish on our second visit. Very good food and service.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank C-Line1986
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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: +506 2645 6111
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