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Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor

West of Banco Nacional 65, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 8501 5624
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (11 reviews)
“empanadas” (15 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 7:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Fast food, Canadian, Soups, Deli, Cafe
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
West of Banco Nacional 65, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a snack and got a spicy chicken empanada and an alfadore which is like a cookie sandwich with dulce de leche in between. The alfador was delicious and so big I had to eat it in two sittings. The empanada was not...More

Thank Annette L
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Our empanadas are Argentinian style which are baked not fried.... Glad you enjoyed the alfajores, they are delicious Thanks The Princesas

Reviewed 2 April 2018

During our visit to Samara, my wife stopped by to get bread for lunch. It just came out of the oven and was still hot. Despite the fact that I never eat bread, I could not get enough of it - it's beyond delicious. We've...More

Thank Trotsky999
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Wow! Thanks for the awesome review! Glad you enjoyed our bread so much We appreciate it The Princesas

Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is the best bakery in town. Bread, cakes, samosas all from scratch. Cake by the piece, with icecream if desired, when you need a little something for your sweet tooth.

Thank ElizabethN234
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for the great review! We appreciate it The Princesas

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped by after dinner at a soda. Looking for something sweet and we got it. One of the best tres leches ever perfect cake. Great cinnamon rolls. Banana breath excellent and open late.More

Thank edwardo9876
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks for the excellent review! We appreciate you taking the time to write it Yes our Tres Leches is very popular as are our icing free cinnamon rolls! As for the Banana bread it's an old family recipe... in high season we are open until...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

A pleasant spot to stop and grab a snack or a coffee or soft drink. Quality items at reasonable prices. Situated on one of the main roads going through town.

Thank Randy M
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to give us a nice review! We appreciate it The Princesas

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Once i discovered princesa bakery i was there daily! Joannie (the owner) was very friendly and great to talk to . . . well all canadians are usually nice people! I stopped making sandwiches and enjoyed the chicken samosa day after day as well as...More

Thank Taylordog2014
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review! We are so glad you enjoyed everything The Princesas

Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a small bakery located not to far from the Pali in Samara. We enjoyed the gluten free muffins every morning. For those of us not bothered by a little gluten, the cinnamon rolls (particularly the apple cinnamon rolls) were outstanding. We tried to...More

Thank 0MikesTravels0
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review Glad you enjoyed our products We appreciate it! The Princesas

Reviewed 2 February 2018

Yummy selection of savory and sweet! Get the Empanadas and take them down to the beach for a picnic to watch the sun set.

Thank Andra B
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review We really appreciate it Lots of people take our empanadas to the beach, they are a perfect not messy snack! Thanks The Princesas

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I had multiple fantastic experiences at this bakery. The owner is great for a chat and the food is đź‘Ś.

Thank Eden G
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thanks for the great review We appreciate it! The Princesas

Reviewed 7 January 2018

We love this place. I would visit in the AM and we would have coffee and a cinnamon or apple bun, then take bread/sweet bread back to the hotel. Joannie is very friendly and has a great little bakery. A must if you are in...More

Thank Wubbelina
Joannie P, Owner at Panaderia & Heladeria Princesa Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you so much for the great review It was our pleasure to serve you We appreciate it The Princesas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6
Cuisine
Fast food, Canadian, Soups, Deli, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West of Banco Nacional 65, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +506 8501 5624
  • E-mail
Description
Canadian owned bakery with daily soup, sandwiches, Ice cream, cakes for all occasions. Alfajores, empanadas, Freshly ground chorreador coffee, cappuccino, espresso, latte, ice coffee, milkshakes & fruit smoothies. Cinnamon, Apple or Dulce de Leche Rolls. Vegetarian & Gluten free options
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