Golfito, Costa Rica

8.6041° N, 83.1134° W

From 'Typical Tico Fare' to upscale International Cuisine, Golfito dining options offer a wide range of selections.
Here we present a sampling of many, including MENUs from both local and tourist favorites.

Buenos Dias 

Buenos Dias is the perfect meeting place in the center of town. They feature a large variety of international fare including breakfast, lunch, dinner & sweet treats  - Consistently well prepared.  Hamburgers to pasta and full plate meals. Refreshing snack concoctions include, a Nutella Shake, Chocolate Milano Cappuccino, or their Ginger-Mint-Lemon Smoothie! Bright and modern atmosphere complete with air conditioning.  

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

Location: Pueblo Civil, in front of the Gas Station

Phone: 2775-1124

Hours: Daily 6AM-10PM

 

Mar y Luna Restaurant & Bar

Mar y Luna is a family owned and operated bay front hotel and restaurant that serves top notch fare from fresh seafood to filet mignon, Their menu includes a wide mix of international dishes & great appetizers. Their ambiance alone is a good reason to stop in to visit -great service, beautiful bay views & nautical decor.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
Location: KM 3, Golfito Waterfront 
Phone: 2775-0192

Hours: Daily 7AM-10PM

 

Soda Descanso 

Soda Descanso is a local economical favorite for typical Costa Rican fare or even as a coffee stop. Nothing fancy, just great traditional dishes prepared as you like it on an open patio setting.  Natural drinks, full dinner plates, snacks, sandwiches, and more. Golfito's version of a local roadside diner, open 24 hours!

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

Location: Pueblo Civil - Town Center main street KM 1

Phone: 8346-5035

Hours: Open all day everyday


 

El Ceibo Restaurante 

El Ceibo Restaurante is best known as a traditional dinner house with selections from Pasta to Filet Mignon. Located at the 'gateway' into Golfito as you come down the hill and round the corner to the waterfront. They are handsomely decorated with a full bar and wine list - They've created a nice atmosphere for a special night out. Lunch and Dinner.

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
Location: Entry to Golfito @ Hwy 13 on Golfito's Main Road
Phone: 2775-0403
Hours:
 

Banana Bay Marina Restaurant & Bar

Banana Bay Marina  offers guests spectacular

harbor and island views from their dining room and bar. Enjoy a comfortable and casual atmosphere with an international mix of popular menu selections from seafood to burgers. Their menu offers to cook up your catch of the day if you've been lucky fishing! Full bar with great appetizers make this a favorite choice for enjoying Golfito's sunsets. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 
Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
Location: KM 2, Golfito
Phone: 2775-0255
Hours: Daily 6AM-10PM
 

Fish Hook Marina Restaurant & Bar


Fish Hook Marina offers a friendly open-air, waterfront restaurant & bar overlooking the yachts and Golfito Bay with an international selection of food and beverages. They claim to have the largest menu in Golfito so there is plenty to choose from! Happy Hour everyday from 4pm-8pm. A large game room area alongside the dining room promises to keep kids entertained while the adults relax. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
Location: KM2, Golfito
Phone: 2775-1624
Hours: Daily 6AM-10PM

 

La Playa Restaurant 

La Playa Restaurant is a stellar choice if you're looking to go a bit 'upscale.' Fine dining with unique options skillfully prepared. Gourmet pizza to fresh cuisine with top shelf ingredients, the chef's really know 'their stuff' and how to present it. Located on the waterfront at Golfito Marina Village.  Lunch and Dinner.


Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
Location: In the Shoppes at Golfito Marina Village 
150m North of The Commercial Pier
Phone: 2775-3100
Hours: Open Daily 12PM-9:30PM
 

Cafe Mercadito 

Cafe Mercadito is Golfito's hip American style breakfast-lunch counter.  They've lived up to their promises with friendly service and many delectable freshly made items including Eggs Benedict, waffles, savory crepes, hamburgers, salads, milk shakes and more!  Breakfast and Lunch. Closed Sundays.

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

Location: The Old Mercado - Mainstreet Golfito KM 0

Phone: 8407-0303

Hours: Monday - Saturday 7AM-3PM

 

Soda El Muellecito 

Soda El Muellecito is a perpetual local favorite where the ferry boats to Puerto Jimenez pull in and taxi boats for hire come and go daily. Those who reside out along the Golfo Dulce coast often moor their boats at the ramp alongside here while shopping in town- appreciating the convenience in this rendezvous spot. A central stopover for a quick coffee with home-style Costa Rican typical foods prepared exactly as a 'Tico Mama' would.   Breakfast and Lunch.

Location: Central Dock, ferry landing behind Tourist Info Center
Phone: 8622-8399
Hours: Daily 7AM-4PM
Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
 

Samoa del Sur Bar & Restaurant

Samoa del Sur is in a very spacious and ventilated area overlooking the entry to Golfito Bay and is a great place for watching vessels as they enter and leave port. The restaurant specializes in seafood dishes and specialty pizzas. They also offer a wide variety of international and national dishes from pasta to pepper steak. Their unique bar, shaped like a sailboat, is located in the center of the restaurant and offers festive tiki bar and traditional drinks. Lunch and Dinner.

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.
Location: KM 1, Golfito
Phone: 2775-0233 
Hours: 11AM-10PM
 

Aldea Restaurant & Bar 

Aldea is a new addition to Golfito Restaurant Selections, having just opened in June 2018. They call themselves 'Casa de los Mariscos' which translates to Seafood House, specializing in a wide variety of specialty fish dishes. 

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

La Pista Bar & Restaurant 

La Pista is the the Spanish word for 'runway'. Located at the Airport Landing Strip, this is a great place to pass time waiting for a flight or to watch the activity of Golfito's national and charter flights from the outdoor dining area. Great home-style cooks prepare traditional local plates and bar favorites.  As a popular locals 'party spot', weekends can be quite lively-especially during high season. Full service bar.    Snacks, Lunch and dinner.


Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

Location: Alongside the Airport Landing Strip at the Duty Free Loop
Phone: 2775-9015
Hours: Daily 11AM-2AM

 

Hong Kong Restaurante

Restaurante Hong Kong is our longest standing choice for regional specialties and traditional Chinese fare. Family owned and operated since 1983. Favorites include Won Ton Soup, Beef & Broccoli, Stuffed Fish or Chicken, and Sweet & Sour Chicken. Delivery upon request to 'in town' locations for c1,000. Casual atmosphere is "kid friendly". Lunch and Dinner. 

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

Location: Golfito Pueblo Civil High Road, 25m east of the gas station

Phone: 2775-2383

Hours: Daily 10AM-10:30PM

 

Skylyn Pizzeria

Skylyn Pizzeria  brings everything a traditional neighborhood "corner joint"  should.  Generous toppings with varied choices and family friendly prices. Specializing in Free delivery to homes, hotels, and vacation rentals, they have been a local favorite for about 2 decades.

 Table service is available at their casual location in old town by the Municipal offices where they have computers with internet service to catch up on emails or web surfing while enjoying a slice!  Dinner only.

Menu selections, prices, and special offers may change seasonally. These sample selections were taken June 2018.

Location: Golfito Town Center, Pueblo Civil, on the High Road

Phone: (506) 2775-0441
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 4PM-9PM

 
Menu samples showcasing featured restaurants are for general reference only and may not be a full representation of what is offered. Daily specials, selections and prices may vary from those presented to us on our most recent visits. Contact us if you'd like to contribute helpful additions or edits.
 
 
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