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Restaurante Azul Pool Grill

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Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 525159, Costa Rica
26812000
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great seafood

Great poolside fare. Awesome seafood. Reasonably priced. Try the shrimp tacos or the grouper sandwhich,

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Sheffield Lake, Ohio
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Pretty good food and Hector was our waiter....very friendly and welcoming! Prices a little high, but convenience on the resort.

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Sheffield Lake, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great poolside fare. Awesome seafood. Reasonably priced. Try the shrimp tacos or the grouper sandwhich,

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Just a beautiful setting. Perfect for a breezy afternoon or a sunset cocktail. Food was so-so. I had a salad that was fine, but husband ordered a cheeseburger, that was grilled, served on a cold bun and cold piece on American cheese on top. Go for drinks, but don't expect much from the grill.

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Charleston, SC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We ate here for lunch one day while staying at the JW. We enjoyed the seabass ceviche & the other ceviche they had on the menu. Both were served in a coconut bowl with yummy plantain chips to dip. The daiquiris had a strange aftertaste. There are much better lunch places locally for the price, but it wasn't bad if... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Loved the fact there was an omelet bar with an ocean view!! Lots of fruit and side item choices as well.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I ate at this grill for both lunch and dinner and had two very different experiences. Lunch was slow, under-staffed, and subpar. Dinner was quite, the service staff (largely the same people) was great, and the food was excellent. I do not know if lunch was difficult due to a large volume of hotel guests, but we were not too... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Took a long time to be attended and a long time to receive the meal, restaurant about 3/4 full. Setting is nice, that day extremely windy in the area so had to be careful table setting not be blown away.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

While vacationing at the JW, we ate several lunches at the Azul Pool Grill. There seemed to be lack of service flow with the wait staff, like helping to get drinks to tables, etc. Everyone was friendly and polite, but there seemed to be confusion and tremendous wait on everything. The food itself was good although items were forgotten. The... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Get used to beans and rice because they serve it at every meal! It is delicious and each place we ate had a slightly different spin on the taste with the seasonings they used. Most Costa Ricans dont like really hot spicy foods, so you won't be surprised.

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North Canton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

food and service was great, fantastic sandwiches and drinks, people were very friendly and eager to please

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 525159, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 26812000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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