Buffet in Los Chiles

Restaurante El Parque

At the corner of the soccer field, Restaurante El Parque offers a central location and big buffet, both of which make it popular with tour groups passing through town. The place opens early – at least theoretically …
Supermarket in Los Chiles

Supermercado Carranza

A big supermarket, located on the western side of the plaza.
Costa Rican in Los Chiles

Restaurante Heliconia

Across from the immigration office, this is a decent option for lunch or a smoothie. It also provides information on tours and transportation; inquire about boat trips to Caño Negro or taxi rides to the border.
Supermarket in Los Chiles


Well-stocked and cheap, this is where you can buy all the snacks you need for your journey over the border. It’s two blocks north of the bus station.