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El Marquez - CLOSED

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
6 Oct 2014
“The best restaurant in Monteverde!”
24 Sep 2014
“Wonderful Dinner great seafood”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

My two and friends and I were given a few restaurant recommendations by our accommodation host and El Marquez was by far the best for the food. Reading the other reviewers complaining about the decor and the service made me laugh - this is Costa...More

Date of visit: September 2014
2  Thank David F
Reviewed 25 September 2014

The food here was really delicious. The seafood that we enjoyed was some of the best we had on our trip. Started with criveche gratis and thoroughly enjoyed the entire meal. Service was great and the chef was wonderful. Try this for a good meal.

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank tripmoments
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I thought about giving this place a 4 but couldn't quite do it, as I felt like it was a little pricey for what we got. However, that's life in Monteverde. We had a variety of food, which was all pretty good. Atmosphere isn't anything...More

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank Bracksrock
Reviewed 23 August 2014

we went there because of TA reviews. The restaurant it's ok and the food it's nice. The service is not so good. We were there alone with the owner and his daughter, hence, no service for us. The little child (6 or 7 years old)...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Alexnyet
Reviewed 14 August 2014

we went there for lunch because of other users reviews. Everything was correct, but far from "great", "amazing" or other comments. It's a good family runned place, correct food and nothing else. i ordered camarones with tomate sauce and my husband chuleton. My camarones were...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Karkinyeta23
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Had such a good time here. After a long boat ride and bus ride this meal was well deserved!!! My sister got the mixed kabob and j got the mixed seafood latter with garlic bitter!! By far the best meal we've had in Costa Rica!!...More

Thank Captainfrannie
Reviewed 1 August 2014

this is a humble (in a good way), standard food option. if you're looking for a simple meal that does the job at a great price, stop here, and you'll be treated well

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank dgg217
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We went to this restaurant based upon the comment of the people renting us a place in MonteVerde. As soon as we arrived the host was great. The food has a good variation between fish and meat. The cheviche mixte was really good to eat,...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank davyvandelsen
Reviewed 7 July 2014

my family had a great meal at El Marquez. it doesn't look like much from the outside, but do yourself a favor and go in and eat. very good selection of meat, fish, pasta. My wife and i both had sea bass, mine with a...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 June 2014

we loved EL marquez, the ceviche is amazing, fresh and well prepared. My kids loved the casado with fish. itsone of our favorite places in Monteverde

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank mamba68
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: 645-5918
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