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The Baker Bean

Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8990
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastries” (29 reviews)
“empanadas” (93 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

We LOVED this place! We had breakfast here on a saturday am. They make fabulous coffees, pastries, bagels, and started a breakfast buffet (CR style) so fresh & yummy! The wait staff all spoke english, and were on top of everything, re-filling coffees, and making...More

Thank hunny-o
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Baker Bean twice last week in Uvita. Our favorite menu items included ham and cheese empanadas, pizza (bar Econ and margarita) and the fettuccini pasta with salsa blanca (white cream sauce). Both times Chef Benedict came to our table to deliver our food...More

Thank Travelmolz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried a variety of things are the restaurant, and while overall it was a 4/5 experience. The food was good enough that we went from breakfast another morning during our trip, but not everything was equally good as one another. Coffee: A bit disappointed...More

Thank Celia C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best service and most polite with my visit to many places all over the country. The food was excellent as well. What else is their too say? The big surprise was the BQ pizza which I would never think good but smelled one delivered to...More

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family enjoyed the delicious empanadas several times during our stay in Uvita. There are no GF options so I wasn't able to join them. They especially loved the ham and cheese. The pizza also looked delicious but my family didn't have a chance to...More

Thank angihansen
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We travel to Uvita, CR every year. And the first stop when we get to town is The Baker Bean! The empanadas are delicious. This year we tried the pizza, as a side dish to our empanadas! Very good. Service is nice. People are nice....More

Thank Denyse H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A relaxing restaurant to sit and enjoy authentic empanadas or pizza. the breakfast bagels with the cream cheese are amazing

Thank 1a2000
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there on the rainy evening of July 3rd. Chef Benedict has the absolute best hospitality and personally greeted us. He made several recommendations for us to try. My husband ordered a pizza and I had a spicy bowl of spinach linguini. They...More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This first time I tried their empanada was on optional tours with Bahia Ballena Kayaks. We went waterfall repelling with them, they provided us with these delicious empanadas...THE BEST EMPANADAS EVER! I had to know where they came from so I can go there. Fantastic...More

Thank 70sgirl
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Just enjoy our take out dinner prepared by passionate Chef Dominic. Raviolis and lasagna also little fresh strawberry pie. Every Bite was delightful. Some delicious baguette and salad were also added to our take out. We will definitely visit The Baker Bean as we just...More

Thank duchmol2
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 2743 8990
The Baker Bean is a small, boutique restaurant and bakery offering an eclectic mix of foods to appeal to every palette. Specialties include Argentine Empañadas, New York Deli-style bagels, stone-oven pizzas, and Italian fresh pasta dishes (ravioli, lasagna, cannoli, and spaghetti). Everything is prepared from scratch on the premises. We serve wine and beer as well as a broad variety of non-alcoholic alternatives. Dine al fresco or in our air-conditioned salon at your preference.
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