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The Baker Bean

Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8990
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastries” (29 reviews)
“empanadas” (92 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family enjoyed the delicious empanadas several times during our stay in Uvita. There are no GF options so I wasn't able to join them. They especially loved the ham and cheese. The pizza also looked delicious but my family didn't have a chance to...More

Thank angihansen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel to Uvita, CR every year. And the first stop when we get to town is The Baker Bean! The empanadas are delicious. This year we tried the pizza, as a side dish to our empanadas! Very good. Service is nice. People are nice....More

Thank Denyse H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relaxing restaurant to sit and enjoy authentic empanadas or pizza. the breakfast bagels with the cream cheese are amazing

Thank 1a2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there on the rainy evening of July 3rd. Chef Benedict has the absolute best hospitality and personally greeted us. He made several recommendations for us to try. My husband ordered a pizza and I had a spicy bowl of spinach linguini. They...More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This first time I tried their empanada was on optional tours with Bahia Ballena Kayaks. We went waterfall repelling with them, they provided us with these delicious empanadas...THE BEST EMPANADAS EVER! I had to know where they came from so I can go there. Fantastic...More

Thank 70sgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just enjoy our take out dinner prepared by passionate Chef Dominic. Raviolis and lasagna also little fresh strawberry pie. Every Bite was delightful. Some delicious baguette and salad were also added to our take out. We will definitely visit The Baker Bean as we just...More

Thank duchmol2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went from Jaco to Ballena Beach. On the way there we noticed this little spot just off the road. Decided to drive away from the beach places since they were pretty full, and go to the little spot off the road. So glad we...More

Thank Kaynfee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Benedict is SO friendly and greeted us with a big smile! His food is just as amazing, great prices, and a nice patio to enjoy your surroundings in. We will definitely visit again before we leave Uvita.

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Many of us live here, and the Baker Bean is our go-to place for great food and excellent service ! The owner, Armando, and his friendly, efficient staff, are a key to their success. Made and served with pride, his bagels, pizza, empanadas, pastries, and...More

Thank linandfin
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We stopped here 2x during our week long stay in the Dominical/Uvita area for empanadas and coffee. Our favorites were the Spinach and Cheese Empanada and the Specialty Coffee with delicious cream on top. We didn't eat a full meal here but we saw other...More

Thank JamieLynnM
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Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Coast International Highway | 50 Meters South Of The Gas Station., Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 2743 8990
The Baker Bean is a small, boutique restaurant and bakery offering an eclectic mix of foods to appeal to every palette. Specialties include Argentine Empañadas, New York Deli-style bagels, stone-oven pizzas, and Italian fresh pasta dishes (ravioli, lasagna, cannoli, and spaghetti). Everything is prepared from scratch on the premises. We serve wine and beer as well as a broad variety of non-alcoholic alternatives. Dine al fresco or in our air-conditioned salon at your preference.
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