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Las Caracolas

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Mal Pais $$ - $$$ Latin, Seafood,
| Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0525
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (54 reviews)
“casado” (17 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put, the very best ceviche I had in the country, with nice service and on a beautiful bechfront spot. I took the ceviche served in coconut milk with avocado and was absolutely delicious, the fish tender (no chewy stuff as in some places). The...More

Thank MoniZoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here two. Nights in a row because the food was so great. Great staff, great location. It was absolutely perfect. Peanut butter pie was the greatest thing on earth!

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our favourite place that we ate on our trip to Costa Rica. GREAT value for the food and view was absolutely priceless. We watched the sunset while enjoying delicious food. We ordered the Casadas which were great. Would 10/10 recommend this place to...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had one of the best meals of our whole trip at this place. The fish tacos were indescribably delicious, way better than any others we tried in Costa Rica, probably because they are not trying to create the expected. For dessert we chose something...More

Thank Anushri D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ended up at Caracolas randomly trying to escape from a rainstorm, and I'm SO glad we did. It became our favourite place in the area. If all it had was the view of the beach and sunset it would still be...More

Thank travelKim785
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I still dream about our sunset dinner at Las Caracolas, which was recommended to us by a trusted local. We went on our last night in Costa Rica and wish we came sooner! We ate and drank while watching the beautiful sunset. Very memorable, great...More

Thank live_lulu
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

In the 2 weeks I was visiting the area I ate here 3 times and would most definitely go back. The first evening was with 3 friends just before sunset and Antonio sat us right up from the beach with the most AMAZING view of...More

Thank NovaScotian31
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Was in Santa Teresa for 3 weeks and ate here 3 times, food is fantastic service is fast and friendly and the view is breathtaking. Cannot wait to visit again

Thank Trisha H
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Loved the Ceviche! We ate in a gazebo on the beach strewn with hanging lights. Great service, average prices.

Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My family went there twice in one day. i love ceviche and order it often. Theirs was the best I ever had. I also had curried shrimp and it was good but it tasted more like BBQ. Would definetly go again when we are staying...More

Thank idaWINTER
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 08:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0525
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