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Restaurante Morpho's

$$ - $$$American, ,
Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7373
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (98 reviews)
“hamburger” (38 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The NEW Morpho's has emerged! Morphos has been a "go-to" destination restaurant in Santa Elena for well over a decade. Known for it's artistic decor, Morphos began as a small venue, famous for its specialty hamburgers. After finding a location that included valuable parking area,...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 4 days ago

good location, helpful staff, good place to get coffee, drink or food. Food was tasty and plentiful but a good price.

Thank Devon2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A little fancier than some of the other places we went in Monteverde- enjoyed a nice Valentine’s dinner. The fresh blackberry juice, Morphos chicken, and ice cream were real highlights!

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Costa Rican food. The atmosphere is wonderful and the food is excellent. Honestly, we never had a bad meal on Costa Rica, but then we did patronize Costa Rican owned establishments and I cannot compare to the corporate owned resorts in the Pacific...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town has many places to eat we luckily chose here food and service very good and decor is amazingly bright and colourful.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had finished most of what we wanted to do for the day and found it a little early for dinner. We went to The Morpho Restaurant and asked if we could sit and have a glass of wine for awhile. The...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel which gave us two tokens for a free beer each.We had a hamburger each ( and a free beer ) ...the burgers were excellent ,home-made,and came with bacon,cheese,tomato,pickle,avocados and lettuce,with a side of delicious sauté potatoes.We couldn't manage...More

Thank damaca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family and I went to Morphos on a recent trip to Monteverde. Why? Because pretty much anybody we talked to said it was the best grub in town, NOT. We found the place a little cold in it's feel. We ended up eating upstairs...More

Thank Grantman66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is decorated with beautiful murals of the forest, birds and orchids. Our plates were both artistically presented and delicious. Service was friendly and attentive.

Thank lnpaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews gave Morpho’s a try. Service very good , hence the three stars . Avocado tortilla very good , the “Tenderloin” anything but. Ordered medium , however it arrived soft,bloody and undercooked. Sent back & requested medium/well. It came back ,still undercooked...More

Thank travellerbazza
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
Response from ahirata | Reviewed this property |
I think with may casada, you can as them to make it vegan by ordering the vegetarian,but asking for no cheese, no eggs and to replace it with something like avocado or more beans or more plantain.
30 December 2017|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they seemed quite friendly and the kitchen willing to customise a meal or provide a variation. There are enough restaurants around though to drop in and ask
25 August 2016|
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Response from Laene | Reviewed this property |
11AM - 9:15 PM, according to their Facebook page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metres Este Of the Banco Nacional 50 | Town Center, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7373
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