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Jalapeno Eatery & Market

Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9270
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (53 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
“smoothie” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Their burritos and smoothies are amazing! Fresh and wholesome ingredients, conveniently close to the beach, reasonably priced. I could eat here every day.

Thank frontsight223
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Hi, I had the pleasure of staying at the Cabinas Rocky Piont in Playa Negra this weekend. They are right behind Jalapenos Eatery and Market. So we went in for breakfast before heading to the beach. The atmosphere was modern yet warm and friendly. The...More

Thank stacey w
Michael k, Propietario at Jalapeno Eatery & Market, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks so much for your great review, we appreciate you taking the time to do it! We recently have change our surf lodge name from Rocky Point Surf Lodge to Playa Negra Surf lodge. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I ate at jalapeños once or twice a day when I stayed in Playa Negra. They have a healthy and tasty menu with affordable prices. They have amazing thick and healthy smoothies for only five dollars. The nachos were an awesome deal, it was a...More

Thank McFig
Michael k, Propietario at Jalapeno Eatery & Market, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for stopping by several times and moreover for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Jalapeno is a local deli in Playa Negra and has an amazing menu with organic foods and homemade everything. The smoothies, coffee, burritos and sweets are something that not only you love, but are GOOD for you! Definitely recommend stopping in and giving it a...More

Thank Casa K
Michael k, Propietario at Jalapeno Eatery & Market, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for the great review and for noticing our hard effort to produce fresh and healthy!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stopped in for a late morning snack and couldn't resist the amazing Burrito special (carnita, rice, beans, slaw and cheddar cheese with some special sauce) and the Wha Wha Whaaat?? smoothie! Delish! Mike was also kind enough to hook us up with a family...More

Thank tammypweaver
Michael k, Propietario at Jalapeno Eatery & Market, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

We appreciate your great review.Thank you for supporting our restaurant! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The tacos were amazing and the smoothies were incredible. Mike has a passion for cooking food that is good for the soul. Ask Mike for a "Wha wha whaaaat?" smoothie. Best ever. Can't wait to go back soon!

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Have vacationed in playa Negra numerous times in the last 8 years. This open kitchen - with owner/chef Mike is a gem. Hand made delicious food with an imaginative menu combined with generous portions - fresh and tasty What more can you ask for ?...More

Thank FredoTO
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is our third trip to Playa Negra and Jalapeños is our favorite stop if we go out for breakfast, lunch, or for a smoothie. My daughter loves the Funky Monkey smoothie the best, the breakfast burrito (can't think of name) is sooo good along...More

Thank caymusjordan
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Good but a tad expensive. Smoothies were good. There are many similar options in this area and nothing made this place stand out

Thank therealhollyg
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Quaint little place in Playa Negra. I always come here when in Playa Negra for lunch. I am not much of a breakfast person and I have to be gluten free; the best burrito bowl ever.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9270
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Familiar, friendly, fun and casual restaurant with a variety of fresh, local and organic .We serve delicious, fresh and healthy food. Our tortillas are rolled by hand with no lard or Manteca added. Our home-made hot sauce has become famous for its great flavors and a secret recipe of mixed species for our meats
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