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Citrus

Across from Police Station, Ojochal, Costa Rica
(506) 2786 5175
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Ranked #3 of 17 restaurants in Ojochal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dominical, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went there on a Saturday evening and had the BEST mussels I've had in years! Steamed with a little curry flavor, they were a delight to the palate and the portion was enormous. The goat cheese salad was delicious as well and not too heavy. The citrus cocktail is delicious yet filling, with it's ginger flavor a great compliment to... More

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Playa Coronado, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We lived for 5 years in Costa Rica in the Ojochal neighbourhood. It is pretty expensive going for dinner in a restaurant, especially when it is foreigners owned. I don't blame the restaurant owners for that, buying food is pretty expensive too. But in that case I want at least to be surprised by a creative, well elaborated meal. In... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

To begin, the garden setting of the dining room is beautiful and very inviting. The menu is very interesting and quite varied. I had the fetuccini carbonara and my wife had the vegetarian pasta dish which were both delicious. The service was quite accommodating and ever-present. The owner, Marcela, personally came to out table to ask if we enjoyed our... More

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Playa Tortuga, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Tucked away in the town of Ojochal, an amazing surprise in the jungle. the Atmosphere is sophisticated and funky, the food the same, its a fusion of lively tastes. id say its a must if you are on the south pacific! Love their twist on the ceviche! and the house drink is amazing. The flavors are fresh, and robust! i... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Here I ate the most I've ever eaten. Friendly staff and nice environment generally. Highly recommended

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Nuevo Arenal
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Very stylish restaurant with lovely decor. I had scallops that were so tender and tasty. I am not sure I've ever seen them in CR but certainly have not had such delicious scallops in a very long time. I was so happy they were open for lunch. They deserve the 5 stars I had read about them.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Excellent! . The lobster au capre, ail et citron was perfect. The atmosphere was also great. We will come back to continue exploring that menu :-)

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Havre, Montana
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The Citrus Restaunte/lounge/catering services in a very little town in southern Costa Rica isn't a place where one would think to find this fine dining establishment. The atmosphere was beautiful and even the outdoor seating was great with white tablecloths and linen napkins. The food is probably in the $$$ to $$$$ price range if you want something exotic like... More

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new york
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We come to this area of Costa Rica twice a year and we always make sure to have dinner at Citrus. Nothing in the area even comes close. We are from NYC and we have pretty high standards and this food is delicious from start to finish, every time we go. It never disappoints. Plus it is also the prettiest... More

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Boise, Idaho
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I had the shrimp and my husband had the sea bass. Was it good - yes, but was it a fifty dollar for two meal (which included one glass of wine and one fruity drink) in our opinion, no. The ambiance was nice and the service was good but not the best. Just not that special.

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