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Citrus

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30m NE of Bavaria Hotel, Ojochal, Costa Rica
(506) 2786 5175
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exquisite cuisine in a spectacular corner of Costa Rica.

In our visits to Bahia Ballena we can not miss dinning at Citrus. The atmosphere is relaxing and the dishes off the charts, fusion kitchen is brilliantly achieved. Very well made red curry with seafood and kaffir.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
EddieVas
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Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

In our visits to Bahia Ballena we can not miss dinning at Citrus. The atmosphere is relaxing and the dishes off the charts, fusion kitchen is brilliantly achieved. Very well made red curry with seafood and kaffir.

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Norton, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The sea bass was out of this world! Awesome meal, great ambiance, lovely desserts. Best meal ever! Don't miss this treat in the jungle.

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Koudekerk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Citrus is the best restaurant in the area. Marcella and Sylvain created a beautiful place with excellent food. Perfect place for a perfect evening!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A romantic jungle restaurant serving delicious gourmet fusion food! My boyfriend and I ordered the steak covered in a red wine chocolate sauce as well as the basil creme brulee. The flavors were unlike anything I have tasted before and the prices very reasonable for what we ordered. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were staying in Ojochal for 5 days. We ate at Citrus twice! Both meals were exceptional. The wine list was exhaustive. We had a wonderful time.

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Woodside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Amazing food, ambience and servers. I came here on my 55th birthday. Very memorable. Will be back in August.

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Frisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stayed in Ojochal one night, went for pizza and then stopped at Citrus for dessert. ABSOLUTELY delicious!! The restaurant and bar have a very cool vibe - a bit like Nantucket meets the jungle. The staff was welcoming and fun to chat with.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had dinner here during a 5 night stay in Ojochal. This restaurant was one of the reasons we chose this area, and it certainly lived up to expectations. I love great food, but hate trying to eat it and feeling guilty or shamed because you don't do wine pairings, get confused by excess eating utensils, etc. None of that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place totally by accident, but thank Heavens we did - what an amazing restaurant! We had the Tom Kha Gai soup (daily special) and the Ceviche as a starter, and Rib Eye Steak (daily special) and the Mahi Mahi fish tacos. For dessert the 'Three Mini Tasters' and the Maracuja Mousse. Foodgasms. Presentation of the dishes,... More 

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sierpe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Very good,fresh food,huge salads and a very nice atmosphere.All is very clean,the owners very nice...and don t miss this

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30m NE of Bavaria Hotel, Ojochal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: (506) 2786 5175

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions

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