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Da Mon Key

Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
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25 Metres North of the Crossroads, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0356
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Stockholm, Sweden
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735 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We just found it waking around. Very friendly staff. Cozy atmosphere We had beer and snacks. They take us dollars.

Thank R_Sweden
Tampa, Florida
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

The bartenders make the place! A great hang out for a few drinks after a good day of surfing! We had a lot fun, talked with alot of people! Everyone very friendly!

Thank Giselle H
Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Steve to the rescue!! Amazing drinks and an awesome bartender too!! Let him know the city girls from Vegas sent you. :) This spot is a Definite must if you're visiting!

Thank peachu704
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2012

We ate here for lunch! The food was great and affordable. We had nachos, quesadillas and fries (split between 5 people). The server was very nice as well. Great location too!!!

Thank GenaCooke
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2012

The bartender was really friendly and helpful, and he steered us towards some Costa Rican craft brewed beer that was excellent!

Thank Ashley E
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2012

This was our favorite bar. Food was EXCELLENT and staff super friendly. Right in the heart of Santa Teresa.

Thank kali0099
Orange, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

The menu is not very extensive and offers mainly standard mexican food. Yet the food itself is fresh and tastes great. The beers here are cheaper than many other places in town. We went a couple times to watch some march madness basketball and there were two large tvs and a huge projection on a wall showing the games. The... More 

Thank Sutt0ns
Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2012

I went to Da Mon Key two times to order the nachos! They are big enough to feed two people and so good. I tried them with the chicken both times, which does cost a little extra (about $3) but was definitely worth it. I also tried the cheeseburger, which I have heard is the best there, but I was... More 

Thank Megan H
Corvallis, Oregon
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Best place in town to meet up have a few brews and share stories about the days waves. The food isnt bad either.

Thank burtski9
Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We went here for lunch and shared the nachos. It was plenty for 2 people to share. The carnitas was tender, the salsa & guac was great, and the real cheese was melted on (wasn't any b.s. cheese sauce). It really hit the spot after a long hike. They have big screen tv's behind the bar. A soccer game was... More 

Thank jamie410

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Metres North of the Crossroads, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0356

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?