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Vista de Olas Restaurant

Vista De Olas Hotel and Spa | Vista De Olas Dr., Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0414
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (12 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Vista De Olas Hotel and Spa | Vista De Olas Dr., Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Meals start with an extensive fresh salad bar, BBQ choices or steak and fish are excellent. Meals are well prepared and setting can't be beat!

Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This place has an awesome infinity pool with a great swim up bar. I'd suggest going around the time the sun sets to take in the views. Probably the best spot to watch the sun set in Santa Teresa.

Thank crystalking
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The food was really quite delicious and seemed to be reasonably priced in comparison to local restaurants as well. If you come here I highly recommend their frozen blended mint mojito of which they use their own grown fresh mint and the bacon wrapped filet...More

1  Thank Benjamin T
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The quality and variety of food was delightful. I had the sea bass and salad bar. The wait staff were attentive, knowledgeable and ready to help.

Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and a swim in the infinitypool. Great view but horrible service. We arrived at 12.30 and paid the required 8000 colones of "tab-value". When we tried to order lunch it was not possible to get something to eat before 2pm. Service...More

Thank Kristin T
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Roger and his staff are FIVE STARS! The location is jaw dropping! The pool Is refreshing and has the best view of Santa Teresa! The filet is amazing! His staff is professional and on point! Will return! Thank you Roger & Heidi! Thank you to...More

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The staff at this restaurant are great and very accomodating. They offer a blended mint mojito over the traditional crushed mint. Had dinner here once which consisted of fish cooked in foil on a grill and salad. The fish was slightly seasoned and I had...More

Thank Shirieka C
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Expensive drinks and they make you spend a minimum in order to swim in the pool, but the view is second to none. Would recommend it because I think everyone should experience that once.

1  Thank Abchehabi
Reviewed 19 March 2015

If you're up for cooking your own slabs of meat for dinner, this might be a decent experience... We came as a group for lunch and it was seriously the worst meal of our trip! We ordered pasta, salads & fries - not sure how,...More

Thank katyanova
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We enjoyed two sunsets up at Vista on our most recent trip to Costa Rica and it is hands down the best sunset vantage point in the area. One of the nights we stayed after sunset for an amazing BBQed meal with a build your...More

1  Thank Ruby M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vista De Olas Hotel and Spa | Vista De Olas Dr., Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0414
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