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Santa Teresa | Playa Cielo Hotel, Santa Teresa 66101, Costa Rica
+506 2640 1106
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster tacos” (111 reviews)
“guacamole” (40 reviews)
“mango” (28 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Teresa | Playa Cielo Hotel, Santa Teresa 66101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem while exploring Santa Teresa, in search of a reprieve from the dust and the heat. We wanted to eat seafood on the beach, but it was so hot that we didn't think we'd find any comfortable options....More

Thank jamieatl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are renting a house for two weeks right down the beach from Habaneros and have stopped in twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. First of all I need to acknowledge Pablo and Alberto who were charming, handsome and totally took care of...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The taco’s were amazing and so was the service. Sat right on the beach to have dinner. Live music was a nice touch. The only downside was the bill, which was quite high. $28 for 1 person (taco’s, 1 coca cola and a beer).

Thank Nadine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Habanero this evening with my husband and daughter, on the recommendation of a few people we’d met in Santa Teresa and the people at our hotel. Our meal was disappointing and by far the most expensive we’ve had in Santa Teresa, perhaps even...More

Thank cath0gan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a primo spot in ST, right on the beach and away from the dusty main drag. Fun, festive atmosphere, with a DJ mixing music while we ate. Service was disappointing. Our waiter was funny and encouraged the kids (and adults) to use their...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a feeling this place might satisfy my cravings for lobster. A delicious and generous taco dishwith flavour umami and a side of sautéed vegetables that was very tasty. The lobster was cooked perfectly and it oozes flavour. The selection of in house salsa picante...More

Thank FredoTO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food but pricy, slow service and only cash. Happy hour between 5 and 6 pm just in time to watch the sunset.

Thank aakermark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Habaneros for dinner; we were welcomed & seated immediately. Resatuarant is beachside. Choice of available tables was ours. We enjoyed lobster tacos, & the ‘catch of the day’ tacos (which was Mahi Mahi). Both menu items were fresh & delicious. Prior to receiving...More

Thank Gord B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are not that many restaurants right on the beach in Santa Teresa, and Habanero's has one of the best locations imaginable. If you arrive fairly early, around 4:30, you can stake out a table on the edge of their property so you will have...More

Thank Lolansky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Habaneros are a really nice restaurant at the beach with such a lovely staff! The food is really tasty and they make their own specialities! The carrot-dip with the chips as a starter is just delicious! Went here twice and the last time the music...More

Thank Silje M
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5 March 2018|
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Response from carlospiedra | Reviewed this property |
Should be no problem, staff is really friendly!!!
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Dustin G
17 February 2016|
Response from PlayaCielo | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, most of our food choices on our menu are gluten free! The only items with flour tortilla are our tacos and burritos. We have a great selection of fresh fish, seafood, salads and meat to choose from all without any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | Playa Cielo Hotel, Santa Teresa 66101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 1106
  • E-mail
Beautiful beachfront Mexican fusion restaurant located in the highly rated Playa Cielo hotel. Daily specials according to the catch of the day (lobster and fish are a house specialty!) Combined with a rich diverse menu, serving fresh ingredients to your table. An amazing selection of delicious, naturally flavored maragaritas, to sip while watching the incredible sunset views. Come and enjoy our food and atmosphere!
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