Welcome to Sentido Norte


Sentido Norte, a restaurant and bar at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas, proudly offers the best of Coastal Costa Rican cuisine. All food & drink is inspired by the country’s bountiful abundance, combining uniquely local and native ingredients in the glass and on the plate.

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We are proud to be featured as one of the world’s most romantic restaurants.


In every sip and bite, experience the best of Costa Rican culture and cuisine

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Our guests enjoy creative and traditional dishes made with local products such as cashews, chayote, peach palm, avocado, panama peppers, hearts of palm, plantain, coconut, chicken, pork, and of course wonderful seafood from just off our shores.

Sentido Norte Restaurant serves only premium alcohol purchased from authorized importers.


Breakfast includes smoothie options (from raw to fermented to sprouted and beyond) as well as juices, activated nuts, soaked oats, local coconut oil, and grain-free granola, as well as salad, eggs, avocado, meat, and toast.

Breakfast: 7 am - 10 am


All Day

Our All Day menu offers everything from a Buddha bowl to a big local salad to juices to collard green veggie wraps with avocado and activated seeds.

All Day: 11 am - 5 pm



For dinner, eat the best of sea- and farm-to-table cuisine at our open-air cliffside restaurant overlooking the seashore, nearby islands, and distant horizon.

Dinner: 6 pm - 10 pm


Sentido Norte Restaurant at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas


For those of you wanting to experience the Casa Chameleon Hotel at Las Catalinas. Join us for a day of poolside relaxation when you spend $75 or more per person on food and drinks at our Sentido Norte restaurant

Swim any time from 9–5, and if you want to stay for the incredible sunset just spend another $25 per person on food or drink. Access to our outdoor rain shower and facilities included. We can’t wait to spend a day in paradise with you!

Join us for the magic hour! Please reserve your spot in advance. Sunset drinks are available to outside guests and require just a $30 minimum per person to experience the best sunset view in town.

Restrictions: No outside food or drinks, and no BYOB. Subject to 23% tax. No pets, no children, no smoking. We reserve the right to refuse any party on arrival.

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Please call to reserve your table:

506 2103 1200

Alternatively, use the contact form below and we’ll get in touch as soon as possible.

Reservations for groups of 8 people and over require a $100 deposit at the time of reservation, that will be applied to your final bill. Should you need to cancel you will forfeit your $100 deposit.


Dining in Sentido Norte is like dining in a local friend’s gourmet kitchen. Everything is accounted for, every request can be met, and every–from dish to drink–is delicious.

Sentido Norte is an adults only restaurant. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted at the restaurant.

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