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) #26 of 64 Restaurants in Santa Teresa €€ - €€€ , International,
Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0062 ext. 3
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Central American, International, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As it was pouring down buckets I decided to try the hotel's restaurant which seemed to have an interesting menu. The waiter was very professional and described the chef's culinary background (Barcelona) and his food philosophy (new Costa Rican cuisine). I ordered an appetizer and...More

Thank citizenoftheworld70
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Probably the highest quality and price of food in Santa Teresa. You will pay for a great meal. Great atmosphere at night and the staff take great care of their guests.

Thank mikeshuttles
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Not being guests of the hotel, we wanted to eat something in the evening. Ordering the menu was simple, but the waiter insisted to order not only one plate, but to taste more, even because the chief is so famous for his cooking. He reminded...More

Thank ruthwessel
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Shambala was incredible food. Unexpected was the menu selection with gourmet meals. The Tuna Takaki wow - we ordered two nights in a row. Chef Randy thank for the warm greeting. Thank you to Andy and Marcos for making our dinner and time at Tropico...More

Thank Dawn V
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went to the Hotel Tropico Latina for massages and facials and had a coffee afterwards. The coffee was delicious. I had icecream in mine.

Thank Lisaht44
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Can't believe we paid $10 for a sad sad breakfast burrito. A great deal if you love a cold tortilla though!

Thank TravelRob999
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We stayed at the hotel connected to this place for a week. The food is good but the menu is limited. They open for lunch at noon not a minute before and then the kitchen closes from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily. So you...More

Thank hoofheartedthistime
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Amazing talent...The chef took care of my students has if they were part of the staff. It was a great learning experience and life lesson. Thank you Chef Randy

Thank wiseapples
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best food we had in Santa Teresa. Very professional. It is a little more expensive but you get what you pay for!

Thank Nawledg
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The place is beautiful, right by the sunset. The hammocks on the beach are wonderful. The service here is THE BEST! Our guy knew a lot about food & just general service was phenomenal. The food was ok, nothing special. I got the tuna tartaki,...More

Thank Masha L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0062 ext. 3
¨Cuisine That Plays Your Senses¨We offer creative alternatives that break through the traditional cuisine frontiers. Enjoy the sense of peace and tranquility that our delicious dishes inspire while seated next to the Pacific Ocean.During your stay in Santa Teresa, Shambala Restaurant offers you an innovative dinning option. We specialize in healthy dishes with fresh and organic products.
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