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Guachipelin’s Guanacaste Farm To Table Restaurant

hacienda greenhouse

Adventure touring at Hacienda Guachipelin has a way of working up a good appetite and our farm to table restaurant is here to satisfy! Waking up early for our high-energy activities means that you want to fuel up for maximum enjoyment. And for those who take pleasure in having healthy and hearty meals to fire up their day, our homestead restaurant at Hacienda Guachipelin has many fantastic options for even the most discerning eaters.

hacienda guachipelin restaurant

Welcome to Hacienda Guachipelin’s warm and inviting farm-to-table restaurant

Our Hacienda Guachipelin restaurant has the goal to provide options for everyone at the table. We serve fresh and wholesome vegan, gluten free, and paleo meals, among other delicious and healthful options at our farm-to-table restaurant. Serve yourself to your fullest content with our breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets plus an a la carte menu during dinner.

Healthy Food in the Guanacaste Blue Zone

Did you know that Guanacaste is on the health-world map for being one of only five Blue Zones in the whole world? Nicoya in Guanacaste Province is one of the few places where you can find a number of centenarians alive today. Biologists have deduced that this is largely because of the way that locals traditionally eat, which is mostly natural.

Every ingredient is picked and processed by hand in many local kitchens. Making corn maize in particular is a time-honored tradition in which locals use a wood-fired oven and lime. This combination provides incredible medicinal properties that have long been known locally but are just being recognized today by modern science. Be on the lookout for the hand-prepared tortillas made fresh for every breakfast at our restaurant.

True Eco-Tourism Experiences at Hacienda Guachipelin

Many of the travel agencies from around the world who send their clientele to Hacienda Guachipelin are looking for a farm-to-table experience. Tourists in Costa Rica are hoping to experience authentic Guanacaste culture and food is a big part of that experience. Eco-tourists love to visit our Hacienda to learn about homesteading and the many foods we grow on site. Visitors are able to pick microgreens from our greenhouse and milk our grass-fed cattle in our dairy farm.

hacienda greenhouse

Pick your own from one of our two onsite greenhouses where we grow thousands of microgreens, tomatoes, peppers, legumes and more

Hacienda Guachipelin’s Restaurant Menu

Waking up early is not just for the birds at Hacienda Guachipelin. Our daily tours begin at 8am so our restaurant opens bright and early at 7am for a full buffet breakfast with hot and cold options. Our heated menu includes roasted potatoes, vegetables, a range of meats, and traditional Costa Rican gallo pinto with eggs done how you like them. Try our fresh, chef prepared omelet bar. Finish off your hot meal with some fruit salad, yoghurt and a slice of one of the day’s cakes. Freshly-squeezed juices on tap, a gourmet coffee bar and herbal teas are all complimentary. And those who prefer to take things light have a choice of cereals, toast, jam, and fruit.

Gourmet buffet at hacienda guachipelin

Gourmet hot offerings are available at breakfast, lunch and dinner from our delicious and fresh buffet

Lunch and dinner are comprised of an incredible assortment of hot buffet items prepared fresh every day with a delicious salad bar. All of our fruits and vegetables come from our property and our cheese and meat is sourced locally.

buffet at hacienda guachipelin

Our fresh and delicious salad bar with new combinations at every meal

For those who prefer to order from a menu that is made to order, we have a wide selection of classic favorites that includes burgers, wraps, salads and soups. We also boast having the best woodfire oven pizza that is absolutely perfect, whether you get the regular or gluten-free crust. Just thin enough with a good amount of quality toppings, you might just keep coming back for the pizza!

wood fired pizza

One of the best wood-fire oven pizzas in Costa Rica (gluten-free or regular)

More From Guachipelin’s Restaurant

Even if you have visited our restaurant before, Hacienda Guachipelin is always evolving and looking to offer the freshest traditional culinary experiences. Our newest addition is the BBQ station, which gives meat lovers a range of succulent options straight off the grill.

BBQ Menu

Our new cooked to order BBQ menu

dinner entree

If you leave our restaurant feeling inspired by our menu, take note that we are now offering onsite cooking classes. Our traditionally-trained chefs teach guests how to make their favorite dishes from Guanacaste.

chefs cooking corn

Learn how to prepare traditional guanacaste meals with our expert chefs

Thanks for visiting and buen provecho!