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Playa Santa Teresa | Hotel Tropico Latino, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0062 ext. 3
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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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 3 days ago via mobile

1st night we had a few beers here, dug a certain one was sweet, 2nd night ask for same beers guy gives to friend, he says looks a bit lite, bartender says, its same. Brings them to me I grab mine say humm looks lite,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So lucky to have enjoyed 3 meals a day here during a 7 day yoga retreat at the hotel! The food was amazing -- healthy and with many locally inspired dishes. The tenderloin with raviolis was amazing in particular. I had most of the menu...More

Thank miche603
Reviewed 9 February 2018

As we stayed at the Hotel Tropico Latino, and didn't want to walk through the clouds of dust along the main road in Santa Teresa, we opted for this restaurant in the hotel. What a pleasant surprise! Superb staff and somewhere behind the scenes, a...More

Thank Argentcedar
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, high class, polite, great service, fast delivery, good wine and a killer beach to take your digestif on if you like. Try the catch (Fish) of the day. Thanks guys 🤙

Thank Wally T
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten all over the world and this is world-class cuisine. The food is art, made with passion and creativity. The service is friendly, unpretentious and phenomenal. I almost want to keep it a secret! So good!

Thank carhar62
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have lived in Santa Teresa for over 5 years and tried Shambala at Tropico Latino for the first time, and wow!!! This restaurant is amazing!!! Everything that we had, from the amazing Bordeaux wine to the main course. I can't believe that we waited...More

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Ok. Charitably they may have had more people than they were used to, but that is no excuse for tasteless and poorly cooked food. We stayed at the Tropico Latino and one night decided to stop at the in house restaurant. Huge mistake. We hadn't...More

Thank Stewart B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

More pricy than most ST restaurants but great quality and always served in a very creative, appealing way. Service is very nice. Ocean sound always present.

Thank tini822014
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food here was really good and beautifully presented. The choices were a bit limited, but the end of our trip I think I had tried pretty much everything so picky eaters might not find something to their liking. But I am an adventurous eater...More

Thank Shana D
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Service simply outstanding, of all the places in our two weeks of vacation dining throughout this area this could not be beat, food expertly prepared, prices no more than any of the nicer establishments, great wine selection with a very knowledgeable staff, this should be...More

Thank marlen815
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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¨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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