Restore your energy after a long rainforest trek!
Restaurante de Lucia is one of the best restaurants in Monte Verde, and offers a sophisticated and unique dining experience. Instead of a printed menu, waiters bring out a selection of the night’s choices (fresh fish or meat) which are then prepared to your liking. Prices range from $3 to $14. Phone: 2645-5337
El Bosque Restaurant is conveniently located only 3 km from the reserve and is known to be pleasant and popular, with meals ranging from $5 to $9. Phone: 2645-5158.
Enjoy the best seat in the rainforest at El Sapo Dorado which is named after the legendary golden toad. The restaurant boasts great vistas of mountains and sunsets. The ambiance accents the international food. Main courses run between US$10 and US$20. Phone: 2645-5010
Pizzeria de Johnny serves delicious thin-crust pizza in addition to other amazing Italian dishes. Top off your meal by grabbing a seat on the veranda out back and sipping a beer. Prices: $4 – $14 Phone: 2645-5066
Morpho’s Café is one of Monteverde’s best kept secrets. They offer excellent food at excellent prices. Very popular with travelers on a budget, they offer anything from casados to vegetarian dishes. Located in Santa Elena. Prices: $3 – $8 Phone: 2645-5607
Stella’s Bakery is the place to snack if you’re looking for a quick and easy bite. Stella’s begins serving breakfast at 6am. Freshness should be expected because Stella’s grows most of its organic ingredients in the garden out back. Sandwiches, soups, and salads combined with homemade bread may be the perfect picnic. Hours: 6am-6pm. Phone: 2645-5560
Filed under: Monteverde on June 10th, 2008