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La Mesa de Monique y Andre

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16 Malinche | Behind Hotel El Sitio, Liberia 16-5000, Costa Rica
+506 8811 4202
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

During our first trip to Costa Rica, local expat friends booked this dinner for 6 of us. We're lucky enough to live close to a top dining restaurant in the United States; so, our bar for "unique and wonderful" is pretty high. Monique and Andre did not disappoint. What a treat to meet a couple who obviously cook and host... More 

Thank OregonNamma
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It is difficult to summarize in few worlds the great experience we had at La Mesa. Everything was perfect. We have been welconed by Monique et Andre as we were old friends. They offered to us a special cocktail while introducing us to their beautiful home and sitting us at a table near the pool. At this rime we were... More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We were aware to have a special dinner and experience, but reality was really over our best expectations. Great dinner, every dish special and served just for us by Andre and Monique, a wonderful couple with a great passion: making their guest very special guests at their nice home. Great experience! To enjoy again, as soon as possible.

Thank PaoloT74
Kennesaw, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Andre and Monique make every evening special. The unique but delicious menu and pairings are only exceeded by the wonderful personalities of Your hosts. This will be the highlight of your trip to Costa Rica. It has been for me on numerous occasions.

Thank NandVHutch
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Our experience was nothing short of spectacular. The meal was unforgettable, Andre and Monique's hospitality was world class and the setting was absolutely perfect for our intimate 20th wedding anniversary/vow renewal celebration. They made our kids (11 & 16) feel at home and they made us feel incredibly special. They worked hard to accommodate any dietary restrictions we had but... More 

Thank Hayes S
Los Angeles, California
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1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My girlfriend and I were visiting Costa Rica for the first time and we always try some fine dining in countries we visit. We were so surprised by the quality and taste of the meal. First of all they don't serve less than four people so we asked Andre to pair us up with another couple if possible. Lo and... More 

Thank junkay00
St-Hubert, Québec
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is the place to come for a unique and memorable experience. The concept is personalized and very friendly. Andre and Monique not open their home to host you in this private fashion but also have a great pleasure at pulling together all their culinary skills and experience to deliver the best dinning experience in Guanacaste. There are not enough... More 

Thank Yves_Costour
Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had friends visiting from Charleston. Two sisters married 10 years ago in a double ring ceremony. Our recommendation for this celebration was La Mesa de Monique Y Andre. What a great choice. Upon arrival, Andre presented the ladies with beautiful rings made from real flowers. Of course the seven courses were exceptionally prepared, served and perfectly paired with the... More 

Thank 2holysneakers
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Once again Monique and Andre exceeded my expectations. My husband, daughter, son-in-law and I had a special request that was the best I have ever eaten anywhere. Along with the intricately decorated shrimps and the delicious rabbit broth with brandy and flan for dessert our entire evening was one to be remembered as a very impressive evening of dining.

Thank Bette G
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016

It was our fifth visit to Andre & Monique's French Cuisine Restaurant. We were once again overwhelmed with delicious food and wonderful, never missed a beat service, by two very experienced and qualified chefs. They treat each person as a VIP with their magnificent hosting abilities. If you are traveling through Liberia, Costa Rica and want an outstanding experience we... More 

Thank Ron154913

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 90 - USD 125
French, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Malinche | Behind Hotel El Sitio, Liberia 16-5000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: +506 8811 4202
The people come to experiment an exclusive culinary experience We offer 7 course gastronomic dinners with wine pairing for group of minimum 4 people (the group can be a larger number of people )and only upon reservation The experience lasts about three hours and starts at 7 . 00 PM We specialise in courses inspired by French cuisine that is not very often present in other restaurants The price per person includes the welcome drink, all the wines pairing the 7 plates and all the taxes as well

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