We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Jalapeno Eatery & Market

Certificate of Excellence
$
Mexican, American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9270
Website
Today
08:00 - 16:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 132: English reviews
Level Contributor
71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a later breakfast, and it was delicious. Expect to wait for your food as it is all made fresh for you. Two of us has Tico burritos (fresh flour tortilla, Gallo pinto, eggs, cheese, fresh salsa, and sour cream), and my daughter had banana pancakes. The coffee was perfect and freshly made, too. Would love to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Katie K
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stopped by for a early lunch and got smoothies and tacos and man they were great! i got the banana peanut butter smoothy and it was sooo good and the girls working were so nice

Helpful?
Thank Chad V
Amery, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun & interesting conversation with the owner, my hubby loved the burrito, the fish tacos I had were good also, love the outside seating.

Helpful?
Thank MicheleOsero
Rocky Point, New York
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First thing I did after getting off the plane was to stop by jalapeño. Love there burritos. All organic products.

Helpful?
Thank beazy3887
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and perfectly located! Super excited to find this gem in playa negra! Great service, friendly staff and a delicious menu. They owner was extremely friendly and even showed us the rooms located behind that are 5 star. This is my new go to for a fresh smoothie, great espresso and a healthy fresh locally sourced menu. So stoked we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarah N
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our first day for lunch. We didn't go back again during the trip. We were the only people in the place. The owner wasn't very engaging. The tacos were ok, but not the best we had while we were in town. I think there are better options in the area.

Helpful?
Thank ysustg
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we walked into a completely empty place the owner did not even bother to acknowledge or speak to us. When asked what kind of fish he had for the tacos, he didn't know. My corn tortilla was completely overdone it was like chewing on a piece of jerky. We even tried to chat with him a bit, and he... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jaclyn B
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While driving from Playa Junquillal to Lola's we happened to stop by for lunch here, fresh fish tacos and chips/guacamole. Very reasonably priced lunch.

Helpful?
Thank HalifaxGolfer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since I was staying across the street from Jalapeños, it became my go-to spot for a snack in the afternoon. And what a spot it is. Everything is made fresh, and the menu items are a great mix of creative and familiar. Plus its spot as the local cafe means folks are always passing through, so the atmosphere is one... More 

Helpful?
Thank Eugene F
San Bernardino, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a great place to get delicious food and a healthy smoothie (or fruit and water blended drink). I had their traditional "tico" burrito and loved their Gallo Pinto and handmade tortilla. Service was friendly. Leave yourself time because the food is all made fresh and may take a little while. Worth it! The salsa is different than... More 

Helpful?
Thank Patti D

Travellers who viewed Jalapeno Eatery & Market also viewed

Playa Negra, Province of Guanacaste
Playa Negra, Province of Guanacaste
 
Playa Negra, Province of Guanacaste
Playa Negra, Province of Guanacaste
 

Been to Jalapeno Eatery & Market? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Cuisine
Mexican, American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9270
Description
Familiar, friendly, fun and casual restaurant with a variety of fresh, local and organic .We serve delicious, fresh and healthy food. Our tortillas are rolled by hand with no lard or Manteca added. Our home-made hot sauce has become famous for its great flavors and a secret recipe of mixed species for our meats

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jalapeno Eatery & Market staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?