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Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve
Santa Elena , Costa Rica
506 2645-7254

Located next to a supermarket in the town of Santa Elena, this small eatery stands out with its sleek black-and-white décor and a contemporary menu that offers much more than the standard rice and beans. Opt for creative Nuevo Latino dishes that use mostly local ingredients, like chicken breast stuffed with figs and goat cheese, and beef tenderloin with Manchego and a Dijon-balsamic sauce—not to mention desserts like homemade meringues with fresh fruit and a mango split with butter-rum sauce. There’s even a small wine list.

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