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El Banco de los Mariscos

Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
+506 2269 9090
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Tico Seafood. This is why this placed is usually packed. Good quality, fair prices, fast service. Nothing fancy, but good taste. Try the mixed ceviche, the shrimp rice, the seafood soup. They have been serving this kind of food for more than...More

Thank gjtrips
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I had visited this place many times before, but my latest visit (7-6-17) was a real flop! Couples came in as late as 20 minutes after us and they were all served before us. All side salads were flavorless and it seems to me they...More

Thank brygah
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Good portions, nice price, great place. Good for children, dont like the chairs, mariscada really good

Thank Juan270679
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This was my third visit in about 15 years. Each visit was less impressive than the last. The ceviche is as good as any and the de-boned fried fish as good as ever but I've decided over-pricing is the main reason why I won't be...More

Thank Lostinhollywood
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our taxi driver suggested the Banco de Mariscos to us. What a wonderful family restaurant in the heart of Santa Barbara.They served delicious seafood dishes in large portions and the service is extremely fast and efficient. My family and I went twice during our 5...More

Thank Jiea M
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This restaurant has its own boats and they bring in seafood fresh. It is not fancy food, but it is really good, fresh fish, prepared simply and tastefully. The portions are good and the service is excellent. The prices are fair. I recommend any of...More

Thank Randie D
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A long time since my last visit and was not disappointed with the quality and freshness of my tilipia dinner. Cooked a la plancha over a bed of red, ripe tomatoes. My friend had a tender filet with tomato salsa. Next the desserts, flan de...More

Thank BigDogPanama
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I had Ceviche Mixto and it was quite good, accompanied by patacones, also good. Ceviche is really an appetizers, so it's not huge but with the patacones it was perfect. My friends had fish (Sea Bass) and shrimp dishes that all looked good. The place...More

Thank Mblumtha
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This restaurant has been in Santa Barbara for a long time and it's very popular with the locals. I haven't been there in years because I had been very unhappy with the service in the place, but I recently went there for a birthday celebration...More

1  Thank crafterincr
Reviewed 17 February 2016

One of the best places to visit if having large groups as it a big, Also a great option for people like me who don´t like much seafood. Large variety and a very beautiful aquarium with huge goldfish. Must visit while in Costa Rica.

Thank Rajiv N
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  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters West From the Santa Barbara Central Park 500, Santa Barbara 40401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +506 2269 9090
Phone: 2269-9090
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