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Pearl of the Osa

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Contemporary, International, Healthy, Central American
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Playa Preciosa | 4 kms east of Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez 8203, Costa Rica
506-8829-5865
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Description: The Pearl is located on the Osa’s most beautiful beach, next to Iguana...
The Pearl is located on the Osa’s most beautiful beach, next to Iguana Lodge. Offering gorgeous ocean views and fresh drinks, the Pearl provides excellent fresh eclectic lunches and dinners to the public, such as Gloria's Burrito, Fish Tacos, and Avocado Orange Salad. The Pearl also hosts a Tuesday Night Beach BBQ and our famous Friday Night Pasta where Costa Rican locals and visitors come from far and wide to dance the salsa.
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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Food, Best View, Best Staff!

The Pearl of the Osa offers fresh, flavorful cuisine, a breathtaking beachfront view, and impeccable service. The mahi mahi is a favorite, although their salads and other items are superb as well. Fans of the traditional Costa Rican casado (typical food) as well as gourmands with other tastes will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
elcamara
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Pearl of the Osa offers fresh, flavorful cuisine, a breathtaking beachfront view, and impeccable service. The mahi mahi is a favorite, although their salads and other items are superb as well. Fans of the traditional Costa Rican casado (typical food) as well as gourmands with other tastes will be greatly satisfied by the food and service here. I give... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The food is fantastic and the service is superb! Try the fish tacos, the mahi is fresh and tastey. All of the menu items are very good. The Pearl has fantastic hand crafted drinks made by Katherine or Gabrile. On Friday night they offer a pasta night with salsa dancing. This is a fun night. The owners Lauren and Toby... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The guide book said this was 'not to be missed' and it was feted as a live music Salsa night but the music was far from live and dreadful, the food was poor and the drinks costly.

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billings, mt
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We walked up the beach from Agua Dulce for lunch and a few days later for dinner at the beach bar of the Pearl of the Osa. The food is superb and the setting is very pleasant. For lunch I loved the chilled shrimp salad with lemon alioli and avocado slices but my husband preferred the heart of palm and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fresh fruits and vegetables, lots of fish, chicken, some beef. Food was simply prepared, the way we prefer. Friendly, personable, first rate staff.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Had excellent fish and hamburger here - beef in Central America is usually not very good, this place is an exception!

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Right down on the beach at sundown. Perfect location and good food and drinks. You got to get there early to get a good table. Service was great.

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The owners are always so active and supportive in the community. They give great discounts, have amazing food, and offer the best atmosphere for locals and travelers alike. Cheers.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of this country,would definetely stay there again.Personal was really on top of things.I would recommended to anyone visiting Puerto Jimenez.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Diverse menus of local meats and produces expertly prepared by the on site chefs. The service is unmatched, great wines and a jungle experience for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Playa Preciosa | 4 kms east of Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez 8203, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Puerto Jimenez
  • Phone Number: 506-8829-5865

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 14
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, International, Healthy, Central American

Description

The Pearl is located on the Osa’s most beautiful beach, next to Iguana Lodge. Offering gorgeous ocean views and fresh drinks, the Pearl provides excellent fresh eclectic lunches and dinners to the public, such as Gloria's Burrito, Fish Tacos, and Avocado Orange Salad. The Pearl also hosts a Tuesday Night Beach BBQ and our famous Friday Night Pasta where Costa Rican locals and visitors come from far and wide to dance the salsa.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?