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Restaurante Celajes at Hotel Belmar

300 m NW of the gas station, 17-5655, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5201
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
300 m NW of the gas station, 17-5655, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A Must to Visit if In Area. Hotel Makes Everything it Serves or Sources Locally, there is Micro Brewery on Site. The Menu is interesting and Food Well Presented and Delicious. Tried Breakfasts and Dinner - All Fabulous

Thank BusybeeSussex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I love Monteverde, and this time we decided to try Celajes for lunch. Amazing food, great view, friendly service. We love food experiences, not only the food itself, and this place was a memorable experience for us. would go back any day....More

Thank Tizoc S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked this restaurant on the evening of our 10th wedding anniversary as a special celebration. When making the booking, he mentioned that we would be celebrating a special occasion and he was therefore a little disappointed when no mention of this occasion was...More

Thank juliemur37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Monteverde and whenever I want to treat myself to something nice (which everyone needs to do), I splurge and go here to watch the sunset drink the deliscious cocktails and eat some good food. I love the burata cheese appetizar!

Thank MuniMunster
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Had looked forward to eating here both from the reviews here and, more prosaically, as our rental property was on the same road so we could easily walk up. The wood-panelled room was comfortable in an old-fashioned way and the service attentive with an efficient...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visit Monteverde quite often because of our job and this is one of our favorite restaurants. It's hard to choose something from the menu because you want to try it all ! I specially love the octopus and the quinoa veggie curry. The desserts...More

Thank Violetagrancelli
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We went for drinks and dinner. The view from the patio was beautiful and the service was adequate. They seemed uninterested in us as dinner guests when we tried to make a reservation but were attentive when we had our table. The food was good,...More

Thank icledger
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Although we did not make a reservation (recommended), the restaurant accommodated us at the bar. Highlights of the meal included the refreshing drink, flavorful appetizer and amazing pork loin and veggies. In addition to a delicious meal, the bartender was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable of...More

1  Thank Christopher W
HBmedia, Manager at Restaurante Celajes at Hotel Belmar, responded to this review

Christopher, thank you for the glowing review, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to host you again, and pura vida!

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by another tourist I met on our shuttle. I'm so happy we went there for dinner. Everything we ordered was very tasty. I ordered the grilled octopus which was very tasty and soft. The steaks are delicious too. Pretty much everything...More

Thank Judy H
HBmedia, Manager at Restaurante Celajes at Hotel Belmar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback Judy. So glad you enjoyed your steak and octopus, and we hope to serve you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 March 2017

An excellent, slightly up market restaurant with the added bonus of having a craft brewery attached. Food and service were very good and the beer sampling menu excellent (if you like craft beer ). Even if you're not into craft beer, this restaurant is well...More

Thank drummondone
HBmedia, Manager at Restaurante Celajes at Hotel Belmar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your thoughts on Celajes and our craft brewery. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and beers, and we hope to see you again soon!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the price range for the menu items? Is there a menu online?
5 July 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from HBmedia | Property representative |
Dear Jenbrook71, Thank you for asking. We offer local soups, organic salads, and generous starters averaging from $10 to $15. Our main courses, including delicious pastas, seafood, and filet mignon, range from $12 to $24... More
Do you have to stay at the hotel to eat here?
28 April 2015|
Response from GourmetCR01 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 m NW of the gas station, 17-5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5201
  • E-mail
Our lively Restaurante Celajes features splendid balconies overlooking the Pacific Ocean and offers inventive, farm to table, world-class dishes, created by our chef and served artfully by our warm and friendly staff. We use only the best local ingredients, many of which are grown on the hotel property in our greenhouse and herb gardens or on the Belmar family organic farm. The style of our epicurian offerings range from creative interpretations of typical, traditional Costa Rican dishes to original recipes reflecting the natural environment of the Monteverde area. Additionally the Celajes bar and lounge features artisanal craft garden to glass cocktails created from local, organic and seasonal ingredients.