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Tom's Pan German Bakery

Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
+506 2694 4547
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pastries” (102 reviews)
“bratwurst” (50 reviews)
“pretzels” (23 reviews)
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German, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 465 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Dec 27 2016. Our son was robbed everything from his rental car, everything, passport,money,license, clothes, had NOTHING, went and talked to '' Tomas' he was the owner. He Was kind enough to help my son at a bad time. Very Nobel guy. His food was...More

Thank Jelle v
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was an OK place to stop and get a coffee half way along a long drive. The coffee was not great, compared to most of the coffee we had in Costa Rica. Cute dog. We considered grabbing a bite to eat here but couldn't...More

Thank Lara E
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way out to Playa Hermosa. Along our drive there were many signs for this eatery. Of course, one would think it was the best place to stop and refresh. We found it to be pretty pricey. We had pastries and...More

Thank renedenuto
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed today at Tom's German Bakery. Being Germans ourselves, we enjoyed the great German (Bavarian) beer, Bratwurst, the unbelievable chocolate cake, the Laugen roll and the cheese plate (unseen so far in Costa Rica). You may wonder about the interesting combination, right? The secret...More

Thank hdegen
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My husband and I were in Tabacon and on the way to Tamarindo stopped for a quick lunch at the bakery. Best meal we had in Costa Rica.

Thank lindapende
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Loved this place. The two ladies who served our food were super friendly. And was a native German. We ordered bratwurst for lunch and what we got,we not really expecting. The bratwurst, bread and mustard was delicious. What we were surprised by was the salad...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast and everything was great. Stephanie was friendly and food was amazing! We had the gringo, which was excellent. Coffee and baked goods were phenomenal.

Thank codysud
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is an informal outdoorsy restaurant that is attached to the bakery. We had seen the German Bakery signs all over the road, even telling you the distance to the restaurant and stopped for lunch, but never saw the "we don't accept credit cards" sign....More

Thank Rose Mary G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here during a three hour road trip. Wish we could have stayed longer or we could have returned to have breakfast. Nonetheless it was perfect for tea time. Pastries and breads were all home made and had that home made and non commercial feel...More

Thank Natasha G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for breakfast if you feel homesick and are from Europe. They serve German sausages, cold cuts, cheese, and, most importantly, breads. The bread is as close to the real German Shwarzbrot as you can get in Costa Rica. They make...More

Thank Gene B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 142 | 400 m South of the Gasstation, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nuevo Arenal
  • Phone Number: +506 2694 4547
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