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Mary's Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Pizza
3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0153
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Costa Rican, Pizza, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Can't say enough about the food and the atmosphere at Mary's Restaurant in Malpais. One of the best seafood meals my wife and I have ever had - so fresh and amazingly tasty. Excellent drinks too. Wait staff is super friendly, but service can slow...More

Thank rjonesgr
Reviewed 6 days ago

Out near the end of the road lies Mary's restaurant. What a nice surprise. We ate there 3 times in the two weeks we were in the area. Everything on the menu is great. Pizzas fabulous, Fresh fish great. Menu changes pretty much daily excepting...More

Thank billmccarthy2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I recently ate here during our week in Mal Pais. It was excellent! We found the restaurant quiet as it is a bit off the main strip if Santa Teresa. The atmosphere was very charming and cozy. My wife and I ordered...More

Thank Winston D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really cute place. The food was yummy and the portions large. We ended up taking a to go bag with us at the end because we couldn't finish it all!

Thank Sarapool
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Farm to table, but frankly, everything is in Costa Rica. Service was very good but the food was just average. Maybe it was because we were expecting more and we were disappointed. Side dishes are expensive. A side of potatoes there is $10 and could...More

Thank chrisfromthecape
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mary's is the best restaurant in the Mal Pais/Santa Teresa area, hands down. Amazing fresh fish, sides (garlic potatoes, eggplant with goat cheese, broccoli with hummus), and great brownie sundae dessert (according to my dinner companions).

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We were renting a house nearby so we found ourselves repeatedly going to Mary’s - and we’re NOT a lazy family! We went for lunch first and loved it; did pizza take out another evening and it was really good (goat cheese and kale was...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Mary's a really beautiful dining experience in Mal Pais...it's ambiance is lovely with candles on the tables and lovely fairy lights and fans for when it's hot. The staff is super friendly and welcoming and the food was amazing. The pizzas were really good which...More

Thank NALeavitt
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We stumbled upon Mary's Restaurant by accident on a drive to Malpais on Christmas Day. We were greeted like long-lost family after thinking the restaurant would be closed! And what more can I say except that everything was perfect! We had a delicious ginger green...More

Thank JennyyPedro
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here and loved everything we were served. Good cocktails. Fresh and inventive vegetable dishes. Great entrees. Definitely would recommend for a nice night out in Santa Teresa.

Thank Lauren B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3km South Of The Crossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0153
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