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Bistro Bon Appetit

Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5301
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (45 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to get pizza for lunch and liked their great reviews. A short walk from the main street but worth it. The wood oven pizzas were small but very tasty. Excellent service and a nice ambiance.

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got over my prejudice about a rather impersonal and very modern frontage to this restaurant at the junction outside Santa Elena, for visiting the reserve. Went in for lunch to be promptly and warmly greeted by English speaking staff and to find that the accent...More

Thank sandymorris1402
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were staying at hidden canopy which is a bit far from the main town, and this was the closest restaurant. I had the chicken cordon bleu and my boyfriend had the ribs, both were VERY good. The sauce with the cordon bleu was amazing....More

Thank melissahalliwell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant because it was near Hidden Canopy where we and 3other couples were staying. What a great meal! The pizza was absolutely terrific. It could successfully compete anywhere. Everyone enjoyed their food, no matter what they ordered. Charming atmosphere too. Highly...More

Thank jeffreylk
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Was looking forward to some local Costa Rican food and this place came highly recommended. Unfortunately, we arrived just after a tour bus or 20 and were told the kitchen was backed up. We’d have to have pizza, unless we wanted to wait for a...More

Thank RussellJW
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I ate here twice because the pizza was just that good. The service was attentive and the kitchen did a wonderful job with the food. The pizzas are about 10 inches in diameter, so a good size portion for one hungry person or easily shared...More

Thank SL_Chicago123
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I tend to search ahead of a trip for "ideas" on where to go - and this restaurant didn't show up in my searches. But it was a "landmark" when I looked at the map for where to turn when driving out to Selvatura Park....More

Thank Vanlippe
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Some of the best food in Monteverde! A must!! Great atmosphere, quiet with great ambient. Canopy tours and parks nereby.

Thank Tobi's P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

After spending the day at the Cloud Forrest we were ready for some food so randomly stopped in for a bite to eat. We were very pleasantly surprised. Great pizza, pasta and atmosphere. Highly recommend!

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Atmosphere: football match in the background to keep the waiters entertained Location: outside of st Helena on the way to the Sky attraction Service: quick and efficient Food and drinks: decent wines and very nice crispy Italian style pizza (thin and crisp)

Thank jenskoopmann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Monteverde a Tilaran, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5301
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