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Lemon Zest Restaurant

#11 of 107 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
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El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
506 26432591
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.

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  • 488
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine Dining

This restaurant is quaint and serves a wide variety of specials every night The wait staff is very attentive to all your needs. Very eclectic, diverse menu and selection of wines. Not cheap compared to other Jaco eateries, but well worth the price.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
jmhstocks
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Delray Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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Delray Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is quaint and serves a wide variety of specials every night The wait staff is very attentive to all your needs. Very eclectic, diverse menu and selection of wines. Not cheap compared to other Jaco eateries, but well worth the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This place was recommended by our hotel staff and didn't disappoint! Ivan was the best waiter and recommended the duck and pour desert. Excellent food and the owners from Florida were extremely nice finding us a table even though we didn't have reservations. Would definitely visit this place again!!

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Pine, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I ate at the restaurant and I ate food (pig roast) that they catered for a party. Delicious! I had a chicken dish that Chef Richard created. .. delicious. I don't normally order chicken, but, what a pleasant suprise this dish was. If you can mass produce food that tastes thay good.....imagine what the cooked to order food is like!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Best restaurant hands down in Costa Rica!!! Great service too! My family and I have been many times and everything is delicious!

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Port Aransas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This was the first time for most of us in our group to CRica (May,2015) and to Lemon Zest Restaurant (run by the Lemon Family). The food is very gourmet, but reasonable. The wait staff is top notch and the wait for food is atypical for high-end restaurants. If you are looking for a white glove, white linen table-type of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

After reading trip advisor reviews and getting a local recommendation we tried Lemon Zest. From the second we arrived we didn't want to leave. We were greeted by the owners/chef. They were so great. Our waiter, Ivan, was truly spectacular. He was totally inviting and so knowledgeable. As he told us the specials with such vibrant description, we couldn't decide... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was a great choice in Jaco. Wonderful desserts, great apps, a large wine selection, which is unusual in Costa Rica....pricey but worth it.. I highly recommend it. The chef/owner was friendly and the waiter was excited to explain every part of the meal. Yummy.

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This elegant restaurant has amazing food, even for a vegetarian, and has the only atmosphere I desire for special events. I came here for a going away party as well as for my birthday. Love the buffalo lobster bites and the cheese!

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South Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Just got home from dinner at the Lemon Zest here in Jaco, Costa Rica and had to sit down and write a review. Our waiter, Christian Rojas, made our dining experience outstanding. His suggestions were all perfect and his knowledge of the area helped to make the entire night a wonderful experience. I wish I could give him and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great service. Great food . The steak are great ...............evrething great must eat if you are visiting jaco

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Address: El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 26432591
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
Average Prices: USD 24
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: 506 26432591

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Entertaining clients

Description

Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.

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