Local Restaurants

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Whether you are looking for a light snack and a cold beer, or a more intimate dinner for two, Matapalo has some great food nearby including our own Jungle House café and lounge.

Jungle House Café & Lounge:

Charlie’s Jungle Cafe is pleased to offer an intimate, private indoor and outdoor setting – Exclusively for the guests of Charlie’s Jungle House. We serve homemade meals and beverages featuring Fresh, Local ingredients. Typical Costa Rican fare as well as a tropical take on some great US favorites. Reasonably priced, great value and always delicious!

Daily service includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner (delivery or room service) as well as food and beverage service – beach side, during the day.

You can also enjoy a game of billiards or relax and enjoy our signature smoothie or an ice cold beer.

La Langosta Feliz

La Langosta Feliz (The Happy Lobster) serves excellent seafood. If you are in Matapalo one night or several, be sure to add The Happy Lobster to your must-do list! About a 10 min. drive from Jungle House.

Guava Lodge

Guava Lodge Restaurant serves small snacks like hamburgers and pizza or full meals including juicy steaks and fresh fish or many kinds of pasta. Just a short walk from Jungle House.