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All 15 Herradura Restaurants

El Pelicano

| Playa Herradura, Herradura, Costa Rica
2637-8910
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Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Herradura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Delray Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This restaurant is near by the Los suenos resort & hotel, it's a 10 minute walk on the beach(we went for lunch), It's very typical, with good food and relaxed atmosphere, and of course...nice people, like every were in Costa Rica Pura Vida...

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Locally known as fine seafood dining on the beach, El Pelicano is sure to satisfy those looking for fresh local seafood dishes. Amazing Mahi-Mahi, Whole Fried Snapper, Arroz con Camarones and much more. To notch service as well by the wait staff. If you are staying in the Los Suenos area, you owe it to yourself to enjoy a meal... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Nice to have a close alternative to the Los Suenos restaurants. Food was good and also very inexpensive.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This restaurant is situated right in front of the beach. The food was delicious and prices were reasonable. Had the whole fish and it was perfectly cooked. It also came with an amazing soup and salad bar. Service was outstanding and the place was very clean. Highly recommend!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This local place, around the corner from the Marriott Los Suenos complex, is situated right on the beach. The food is local and good. The fresh tuna Casado and beef Casado were also good. Service was good. Overall a good meal but you'll enjoy the setting even more!

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Crown Point, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was one of the best seafood restaurants during my visit to Costa Rica a couple weeks ago. I ordered the Mariscada, and it was HUGE! I shared it with my wife and we both loved it. The staff was very friendly and made us feel right at home. Highly recommend!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Based on reviews here, we were excited to go. But both our meals were TERRIBLE Everything, including the sides, was either over-cooked or under-cooked. On a positive note: * The staff is amazing and kind, very attentive * Mixed drinks were good. Go for the location, don't expect great food. Cardumen down the street has the best fresh fish we... More

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McLean, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had dinner here one night during a family trip to Costa Rica. We arrived in time for sunset, which was amazing. We dined outside right across a small road from the beach. The food was excellent. Very fresh seafood, properly cooked (e.g., not overcooked). The service was also very good.

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stopped here for lunch while en route to beaches further south. The restaurant offers fresh fish served in different ways. I had fish tacos which were wonderful. We dined outside to take advantage of the views and sea breezes. Food and service were impeccable. A salad bar and tasty gazpacho were inside in the air conditioned part of the restaurant.... More

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Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Close proximity to our hotel, friendly staff, food was great! Has a local flavor and adjacent to the beach! Fishis fresh because it is caught daily! A must eating spot if you desire great eats!

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