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Pajara Pinta

Fusion, Vegan, Costa Rican
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Avenida Pastor Diaz, Frente a Pops, Edificio Rojo. Jaco Centro | Playa Jaco, Jaco (506), Costa Rica
+506 2643 2789
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Sustainable local flavor.
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place

Visited pajara pinta twice, had a fantastic dinner twice! Enjoy a really different place, not like other places in jaco, the taste of food here is super rich. The really put an effort in every dish that comes out of the kitchen. Yes, I agree the place is a bit pricey, but hei, you get what you pay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Visited pajara pinta twice, had a fantastic dinner twice! Enjoy a really different place, not like other places in jaco, the taste of food here is super rich. The really put an effort in every dish that comes out of the kitchen. Yes, I agree the place is a bit pricey, but hei, you get what you pay for. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We ate here last night. The food was so good. I had the "frijos de mi abuela" appetizer. Best beans I've ever eaten. My carnivore husband had the Mahi Mahi wrap and loved it. I had the veggie wrap and it was excellent. Oh and the server was so nice. I wish I had gotten his name I would add... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is the best food we have had in jaco so far! Came for dinner and breakfast the next morning, all the food is fresh, local, and delicious. The staff is all very friendly and helpful. So surprised it is not more packed, but we are telling everyone about it! Such a great find. pajara pinta is a must eat!!!!!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This restaurant has great tasting, economical food and drinks with vegan and gluten free options. Do yourself a favor and fo here a few times and order something different each time, you won't have a bad meal here. A wrap and drink for $13, how can you go wrong?

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Pajara Pinta is one of the best cafes in Jaco. The food is so tasty and delicious, healthy and fresh dishes that are perfect for lunch or dinner. Great service, good vibe and definitely a great cafe to visit.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I had my first experience here recently and enjoyed the organic menu offerings. I had a rice and bean plate with fish and it was a hearty organic version of the tipico casado, very good. Kombucha is a fermented drink that I also tried and liked that is considered a superfood. I liked the environment and its message of transformation... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I'm not completely a vegetarian or non gluten eater at all, but this place has a real thing going for them, the whole concept of reuse resources is magnificent in their every very detail, from the tables to the the main doors and even the wash room is made from re used pallets similar to those used to cargo stuff... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Excellent place, food, and people!!! I totally recommend it, the food was amazing, full of flavor and variety. Besides you can tell they have put much love in the project. The place is wonderful, perfect for the craziness that Jaco can have sometimes. The Envuelto de Pajara Pinta (wrap) and Grilled Caprese Avocado were DELICIOUS,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Pájara Pinta stands out from other options in Jaco for taste, easy open ambiance, and a higher vibe. The menu has a range of clean delicious items and it was well staffed with an attentive crew that worked seamlessly together. If you are in Jaco you will be happy you stopped by.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This restaurant serves vegetarian, sustainable dishes that are delicious, filling and nutricious. I recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Pastor Diaz, Frente a Pops, Edificio Rojo. Jaco Centro | Playa Jaco, Jaco (506), Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 2789

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion, Vegan, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Sustainable local flavor.

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