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Lapa's Costa Rican Bistro

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
26251 S Tamiami Trl, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-7830
+1 239-221-7016
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“arroz con pollo” (28 reviews)
“black beans” (17 reviews)
“guacamole” (22 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26251 S Tamiami Trl, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-7830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All 8 of us had a really good experience. We'll all be back soon. So far, all the food was delicious.

Thank parksronald
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relatively new owners have transformed this menu and restaurant into an island delight. Authentic cuisine, I'm guessing, which features yellow and white rice; spices; beans; a variety of protein choices. Easy and fun!

Thank emhclTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meals were presented in a beautiful fashion and tasted as good as they looked. The chicken and rice was delightful and beef was very tasty. The service was fast and the place was nice appointed. The black beans are not to be missed.

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i love eatting fresh prepare food. When u order they prepare it then, not sitting on a steam table being heated up to dry. People working r very nice, making it a memorable evening. i think if u were in a hurry, tell them ahead....More

Thank fayeleekemon2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I had lunch at Lapas today. It was divine. The ingredients are fresh and the Costa Rican food is made to order. We had the Pura Vida chicken nachos, Arroz con Pollo, Gallos (tacos), and avocado chicken. Everything was perfectly cooked and...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We attended a church in Bonita and I was looking for a restaurant to go to afterwards. I found this on Trip Advisor. So glad we went....the food was unbelievably delicious. I got the shredded beef in special sauce with rice, black beans, salad and...More

Thank danielle m
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Place is nice and clean - food was really good ... honor the basic of our cuisine with a touch of their own. Thanks!! family had a good time together. Pura vida

1  Thank Emoreira84
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Great plant based food and great service. Family run and owned. They know what vegan means since the chef/owner is vegan. Ask for the vegetarian menu and say no cheese. We've been there twice and had great meals with plenty to take home. Meat eaters...More

Thank FLWade
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I like the clean, fast good food atmosphere of this place. Its close to my office and and i can get a quick hot lunch. The waiters are family of owners and everthing is cooked to order. I love the platacones, guacamole and black beans!

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The rating where good and we went with great expectations Not easy to find, hidden in the corner. Nice inside, friendly enough waiter. The appetizer was great (guacamole with fresh taco crisps) but the main meal i took was to dry. The beer where good...More

Thank Pascal M
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Questions & Answers
11 March 2017|
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Response from Maria C | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We are no longer taking reservations; we are now functioning on a first-come, first-served basis. However, I don't believe it'll be a problem to accommodate you and your 3 guests tonight. See you later!
6 March 2017|
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Response from Maria C | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Unfortunately we do not offer outdoor seating. However, we do have a small table outside that seats 2 people; you could always order takeout and take a seat there. If you have any other questions, feel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26251 S Tamiami Trl, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-7830
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 239-221-7016
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