Restaurants & Map of Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica

The Playa Matapalo Costa Rica map will be available in your room and gives you an overview on where to go for food & drinks and where to go for tours and surfboard rentals.


Playa Matapalo Restaurants

Playa Matapalo offers some excellent restaurants!

Matapalo Supper Club is one of the better restaurants in Playa Matapalo and is located on walking distance from our bed and breakfast. The restaurant is operated by the Couple Daniel & Darlenny: Daniel is German and usage his knowledge of the European kitchen in his dishes. Don’t go here for a quick meal; it is an experience! Whether you choose something of the Grill, Fish or Pizza; you are sure the dishes are made with extra care. Only open for dinner.

The other restaurant on walking distance from our B&B is A Kachete! This restaurant at the beach offers a variety of international and local dishes, like traditional rice dishes and pizza. Open for lunch and dinner.

Matapalo is also home to the best fish restaurant of the area from Quepos to Uvita; El Langosta Feliz is a longtime favorite among both locals and tourists. Not that it is a very fancy restaurant; this Tico operated restaurant just offers excellent seafood dishes and you can be sure it is fresh. Open for lunch and dinner.

La Esquinita Restaurante is another good option for lunch or dinner in Matapalo. They are located in the center of Matapalo on the corner with the road towards the beach. They serve a nice mix of local and international food, like good casados and many shrimps dish options.

A little outside of Matapalo towards Dominical, El Patio Café & Bar offers more than just coffee and craft beer; they also offer some tasteful light dishes and is open for lunch & dinner.

3 km further from El Patio (towards Dominical) you will find El Paso Bar & Restaurant on your left-hand side. Try their Chicharrónes, a Costa Rican finger food specialty! Also open for breakfast.

Find the menus of these restaurants here.

Playa Matapalo also offers some typical local restaurants called ‘soda’s’. This is where you go for typical local food as the famous casado’s.


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Map of Playa Matapalo; Tours & Good to Know

Do you want to go on a tour and do something? Local tour operators offer a variety of things to do like: horseback riding, kayaking, rafting and more. You can also just rent a surfboard or body board and have some fun in the water. See the corresponding icons on the Playa Matapalo Map in order to see where you can find the tour operators. You can also ask us for information and reservations for these tours.

Furthermore – and not unimportant – the map shows you how close the beach is from B&B Jardín de los Monos (< 2 min. walk).

Please note! Playa Matapalo is not suited to visit without a car: no ATM’s, no taxi’s and the public busses do not stop on the beach side of Matapalo. Please go to our rental car page in case you are still looking to rent a car. 

Matapalo beach is developing fairly quickly and we will keep updating this Playa Matapalo Costa Rica map.

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