Restaurants

Costa Rican in Guápiles & Around

Restaurante El Yugo de Mi Tata

If there's a Costa Rican truck-stop heaven, it must look something like this. Strategically placed just below Hwy 32's tortuous climb into Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo (13km west of Guápiles), it's the perfect s…
Costa Rican in Guápiles & Around

El Rubio

The clutter of pick-up trucks out front is a clue that you've stumbled on to this popular family eatery serving grilled fish, roasted meats and bocas (savory bar snacks). Our favorite is chifrijo, rice and beans stu…
Soda in Guápiles & Around

Soda Buenos Aires

Situated 600m west of Taco Bell on the south side of the main highway, this popular soda (cheap, informal lunch counter) is a good bet for early-morning breakfasts and affordable casados.
Costa Rican in Guápiles & Around

Hotel Irdama Restaurant

The small restaurant attached to Hotel Irdama serves breakfast and tasty casados (set meals).
Supermarket in Guápiles & Around

Más X Menos

This huge supermarket is 800m northeast of the bus terminal, along Guápiles' eastbound main street.