Top Choice Bakery in Quepos

Brooklyn Bakery

Real New York–style bagels and lox! (a real rarity in Costa Rica). Rye bread! Iced coffee! This adorable little bakery bakes its fresh wares every morning, as well as serving light bites throughout the day and delic…
Top Choice Seafood in Quepos


A serious contender for the region's best restaurant, Gabriella's does many things well. The veranda catches the sunset, the service is attentive, but the food is the real star, with a great emphasis on fresh fish a…
Top Choice Fusion in Quepos

Z Gastrobar

Bright, open to the breeze from all sides and with colorful cushions strewn on its comfy couches, this is a terrific spot for lingering with a coffee and dessert, or over a lunch of dorado ceviche in coconut milk or…
Top Choice Seafood in Quepos

Marisquería Jiuberth

Run by a hardworking fisherman's family, this local institution with brightly tiled floors serves some of the best seafood in town, yet is practically unknown to visitors because it's tucked out of the way. Whether …
Market in Quepos

Mercado Central

The Mercado Central is packed with produce vendors and good sodas too numerous to list, so follow your nose and the locals.
Italian in Quepos


Gelato lovers should make a point of stopping here, to choose from more than 20 flavors of the heavenly stuff. This spacious alfresco restaurant may also be the only game in town on Sunday night during slow season, …
Market in Quepos

Farmers Market

Self-caterers should check out the farmers' market near the waterfront, where you can buy directly from farmers, fisherfolk, bakers and other food producers.
Cafeteria in Quepos

Soda Come Bien

The daily rotation of delicious cafeteria options might include fish in tomato sauce, olla de carne (beef soup with rice) or chicken soup, but everything is fresh, the ladies behind the counter are friendly and the …
Fast Food in Quepos

Chicken On The Run

If it's crispy fried chicken you're craving, this is the best little joint in town. Grab a wing or breast to go, or bring some friends for a sitdown meal of an entire roast chicken with all the trimmings. Casados ar…
American in Quepos

Runaway Grill

An all-round crowd pleaser, Runaway Grill's menu spans steaks, wraps, salads, tacos, burgers, sandwiches and more. Portions are sizable and come with a sea view, the mint lemonades are refreshing and enormous, and t…