Hotel Banana Azul
Playa Negra
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

Banana Azul Restaurant & Bar

Banana Azul’s motto for our restaurant is ‘Fresh & Simple.’ We strive to only use fresh ingredients and try to stay away from processed foods. If you are on a special diet please check with us before reserving to see if we can accommodate you. We serve, vegetarian, dairy fee and gluten free options. Our restaurant is not ideal for people on a vegan diet.

The heck with continental breakfast

Included with your room stay at Banana Azul is included a full breakfast consisting of fresh fruit, cereal, yogurt, fruit juice, coffee and selection of teas. That is just to get you started. Then, starting at 7:30 am out comes a second course consisting breakfast favourites, like Gallo Pinto, Omelette, Banana Pancakes, Breakfast Burrito, or Frittata. Each day we surprise you with something different.

Breakfast is served from 7:30 am till 10am. Coffee and cereal are ready at 6:00 am. Guests who are not staying at Banana Azul are also welcome to join us for our full breakfast. Cost is $7.95 (plus taxes & gratuity)

For lunch we keep it simple

Standard items like cheese burgers and fries, grilled chicken burgers, and different types of sandwiches are available at lunch. We also have a different lunch special everyday. Most lunch items are average of $7.95 (plus taxes & gratuity) Lunch available in restaurant or served on at the Azul Beach Club

Lunch is served all day from 11am till 4 pm.

The dinner menu changes daily

In an effort to keep everything as fresh and affordable as possible, we serve a fixed menu (Table d’hôte) which usually consists of 3 choices: 1) chicken or beef, 2) fish, 3) a vegetarian option. We start you off with some salad, and then a main entree and then a homemade dessert. Check out the menu in the morning and make your dinner plans if it sounds good to you. Dinner runs about $13-14 (plus taxes & gratuity) and is served from 6:30 pm to 8:30pm.

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Every night our set menu includes a fish option, an ovo-lacto vegetarian option (not vegan) and a Gluten-Free option. Here are some examples of what you may find on our dinner menus:

  • Chicken Teriyaki, Jerk Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Curry Chicken, Cordon Bleu, Beef Stroganoff, US Tenderloin, Beef Skewers…
  • Greek style Tilapia, Caribbean red snapper, Fried fish filet…
  • Vegetarian lasagna, Vegetarian Mediterranean platter (felafels, humus, tabbouleh…) Pasta al Pesto, Tofu Kebab…
  • All-you-can-eat Fajita Fiesta on Sunday
  • Miss Helena’s Caribbean Typical food on Friday night

Add some spirits to your day or meal

Banana Azul has a fully licenced bar which is well stocked with a selection of wines, beers, & liquors & non-alcoholic drinks. Bar is open until 9:30 or 10pm.