Described below are just a few of the tasteful food options that can be found in Las Juntas. From traditional Costa Rican meals to vegetarian options as well Costa Rican drinks and smoothies you’re sure to find something that suits your tastebuds!
Located directly off of Route 145 on the corner of Calle Central, this restaurant and bar is impossible to miss with its bright orange signage. Los mangos has been open for over 50 years and receives fresh meats daily, as well as fresh fish weekly from the gulf of Nicoya located only 40 miles away. Los Mangos’ focus is on quality food and hospitality to its customers. They take credit cards which is also a nice convenience factor, particularly for tourists.
Located on the far side of Las Juntas, Resturaunt 35 provides both an excellent environment for conversation as well as some impressive food. The owner, Delia, prides herself on the cleanliness of the resturaunt as well as its wide variety of classic Costa Rican dishes.. They buy fish, meats, and vegetables daily providing food that is as fresh as it is good.
Jeriel Panderia y Reposteria
If your not looking for a restaurant and just want something small to eat like a pastry and a coffee then Jeriel is the place to go in Las Juntas. The owner, Carlos, is always willing to have a conversation and loves talking with tourists. The bakery has been open for over 10 years, and they offer 7 different types of pasteries, each of which has several different fillings such as fruit , chocolate, and Dolce de Leche. Some of the favorites are the cones with dolce de leche filling, their cookies, and their cakes. they make their pasterys fresh every day, and can be found on Calle Central between avenida 1 and avenida 3. If you’re craving something sweet and light, stop by Jeriel and you will not be disappointed.
Owned and operated by a local family in Las Juntas, El Fogón is located next to the local church. With an open atmosphere and outdoor seating across from the park, the restaurant features a rotating daily menu of traditional Costa Rican food. Good service and friendly conversation make El Fogón a must visit restaurant in Las Juntas.