Fusion in Liberia

Café Liberia

This beautifully restored colonial-era building has heavy wooden furniture and frescoed ceilings, creating a romantic ambience for rich coffee and gourmet fare. Simple food is taken to new levels: ceviche (seafood m…
International in Liberia

El Meson Liberiano

A lovely historic hacienda, this ‘Liberia house’ is now one of the nicer restaurants in town, offering thoroughly modern presentations of pretty traditional food. The service is quite charming. But what makes this p…
Vegetarian in Liberia

Green House

When they say ‘green house’ they mean it, as in a glass building filled with plants. Plus, there are green panels on the windows and – yes – many veggie options on the menu. Come into the light-filled dining room fo…
Pizza in Liberia

Pizza Pronto

This very cute, old-world pizzeria, where the wood is stacked next to the smoking courtyard oven, keeps it romantic and simple – just pizza, pasta and salads. The pizzas are delish, ranging from the recommended vege…
International in Liberia


This stylish, indoor-outdoor bar and cafe on the main drag is unique in Liberia for its upscale ambience and classy cuisine. Service is also excellent. Look for wood-fired pizza, tender grass-fed steaks and burgers …
Steak in Liberia

Toro Negro Steakhouse

Located in a beautiful colonial-era building, this family-friendly restaurant has an extensive international menu specializing in meat including New York strip, filet mignon and burgers. The rustic interior is invit…
Cafe in Liberia

Donde Pipe

This little cafe is a local favorite, thanks to free wi-fi, strong coffee and scrumptious sweets and breakfasts. In addition to cafe fare, the menu features local specialties like chifrijos and tamales, and of cours…
Costa Rican in Liberia

Restaurante El Pilon

A great little find for fans of casados. This local diner serves at least 10 daily, featuring fresh pescado (fish), pollo (chicken), steak, lamb and more. Relax around wooden tables in the cool, dark-tiled dining ro…
Costa Rican in Liberia

Copa de Oro

This congenial family restaurant is popular with locals and gringos alike. Try the rice and seafood house specialty, arroz copa de oro. The casados are excellent and there’s a nice ceviche menu too.
Market in Liberia


Stock up for your bus ride at the local market.