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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” (27 reviews)
“black beans” (15 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 27 February 2017

We tried this restaurant based on favorable TA reviews and were not disappointed. It is located in a strip mall, but has a nice ambience inside. Service was great and the food was very good. The Arroz Con Pollo was excellent. The Pico de Gaio...More

Thank JoeD-HudsonValley
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazing find. I asked Siri what is a great place to eat around here and Lapa's was at the top. My family had just visited Costa Rica and really enjoyed the food so we immediately decided to give Lapa's a try. We were...More

Thank moxie88
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We just loved this place! The Perfect stop for a good meal. The waiter was very friendly, felt like he owned the place (maybe he did, we didnt ask) and really wanted to take good care of his guests. I had Chile Rellenos, very tasty!...More

Thank sallykvakk
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The first Costa Rica food I had in Bonita springs . The food and service was outstanding. This place is clean!!!

Thank kelley w
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Thought we'd give this restaurant a try, and although it was a pleasant evening, we found the food to be just okay. We started with a couple of empanadas that were a little too bland for our tastes. The chile relleno was quite tasteful, but...More

Thank spotdog
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Cute place and the food is very good. I had the shredded beef tacos with black beans and rice. You get 2 well stuffed tacos and a huge order of the rice and beans. Tried an order of the chicken empanada appetizer and it was...More

Thank Mabird43
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was the best meal we had in the area and more reasonably priced. Sandra was a very pleasant and helpful server. Check it out!

Thank slepswehc
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious seasoned rice served with mango tilipia and hubbys shrimp dinners tonight. Also enjoyed delicious and creamy black beans as well as a delicious plantain appetizer. Service was attentive and pleasant.

Thank Debbi R
Reviewed 10 January 2017

After you read the reviews, you need to go there and experience this yourself, it's perfect. The Carne en Salsa with the sweet plantains was wonderful, and the service we received from Sandra was outstanding. It's a "find" in Bonita Springs that you will add...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

As always enjoyed the service and menu at Lapas. I can't get enough of the friendly atmosphere, unassuming attitudes of staff and Costa Rican ambience. The home made soup on a cool Florida day was delightful. If visiting try this unique authentic international flavor!

Thank Jack R
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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