Category: Santa Teresa

Chicken Joe’s


Chicken Joe’s is a classic chicken rotisserie restaurant. Its Peruvian owner Yada Cruz and her husband who is also private chef, Billy Crescenzo started this restaurant 2009. They try to introduce Peruvian cuisine with their unique flare to the people of Santa Teresa. It is considered as one of the best restaurants in the area for fish tacos. Continue reading “Chicken Joe’s”

Zula Restaurant

Zula restaurant

Zula Restaurant is a family run restaurant in Santa Teresa. It is set 700 meters north from crossroads on the southern most tip of Nicoya Peninsula. Operated by an Israeli family, this restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Name ‘Zula’ of this charming restaurant is slang ‘relaxation’ in Israeli language. While entering the restaurant, you will find Middle Eastern delicacies. As this place is ocean front, it has a pleasant cool atmosphere and you will feel salty air while enjoying your food. Continue reading “Zula Restaurant”




Situated on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, in the province of Puntarenas, of the beautiful country Costa Rica, Don Jon’s Lodge features a great restaurant that serves delicious breakfast from 7:30 am to 11 am daily. This restaurant offers Latin American dishes which are prepared with fresh food products always. It serves delicious breakfast daily. You will get the opportunity to enjoy world class breakfast burritos with ‘gallo pinto’ prepared with bean and rice mix as well as veggies or potatoes. It also serves fresh seasonal fruits, delicious sandwiches, pancakes. You can enjoy Pinto Burrito that includes rice, eggs, fresh cheese, beans, pico de gallo, avocado, sour cream and also served with fresh fruit. They also offer fresh juices and smoothies which are made daily with all natural fresh fruits blended with a lot of ice. Continue reading “DON JON’S RESTAURANT”

Koji’s Restaurant

Opened in 2011, Koji’s restaurant is situated in the famous surfing village of Santa Teresa. Rustically decorated, this restaurant is nestled about 400 meters from the beach that makes the environment more pleasant. The restaurants is furnished with locally made wooden tables and decorated with tropical plants and fairy lights which are hanging over the tables. This Japanese restaurant is set on the Buenos Aires road, below hotel Horizon. It serves a wide selection of delicious dishes which are prepared only by using freshest shellfish and fish from collected locally and fresh fruits and vegetables, meats are also locally sourced. Depending on the availability of seasonal food products, this restaurant changes its menu daily. This restaurant remains open on Wednesday to Sunday from 5:30 to 9:30. Continue reading “Koji’s Restaurant”

Burger Rancho

burger rancho

Burger Rancho is a roadside restaurant serves delicious seafood and meat dishes. At this restaurant you can enjoy Central American, American and Costa Rican cuisines. You can choose from Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten free dishes. It is a perfect place for visiting with family and kinds. It features outdoor seating arrangement that will allow you to enjoy your food in a pleasant atmosphere and at the same time to enjoy watching locals playing soccer at the soccer field across the road. This restaurant is decorated with motivational quotes on its walls Restaurant facility includes takeout option, local cuisine delivery, wheelchair accessibility, highchairs, and also WiFi service. Continue reading “Burger Rancho”


If you are looking for a Maxican Grill and Bar in Santa Tesesa, you should find many. But if you are looking a beach front one, Habanero is second to none. This beach front restaurant offers Mexican fusion food cooked using fresh ingredients. You can have their awesome sea food dishes while enjoying incredible sunset views. Continue reading “Habanero”

The Bakery Restaurant

spicy monday shakshuka

Established in 2009, The Bakery Restaurant is a perfect mix of restaurant-cafe-bakery that offers freshly prepared pastries and breads. The restaurant has been designed in a brilliant way that blends European style with Israeli style. After entering the restaurant you might think that you have just time-traveled and arrived in a fashion Café located in Paris or New York. Only difference is the exotic Carmen Beach landscape. Continue reading “The Bakery Restaurant”

Pronto Italian Street Food

Pronto Italian Street Food

Pronto Italian Street Food, an italian ROSTICCERIA, offers experience unlike any other. Located in North Santa Teresa, Pronto Italian Street Food is one of the best places to have authentic Italian foods. Their Sandwich menu includes Veggie, Caprese, Chicken Parm. Arancini includes Pesto, Veggie and Bolognese. Continue reading “Pronto Italian Street Food”


katana restaurant

Situated 600 m north of the main crossroads, Santa Teresa, Katana is a great restaurant to make its customers happy with their amazing food and hospitability. It was mainly inspired by Asian cultures and it tries to reflect Asian cuisine in vision. Its open space makes the restaurant more pleasant and comfortable.  Continue reading “Katana”