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Restaurante el Jardin del Mar

South American, Costa Rican
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Diagonal al Banco Nacional | Quepos Centro, Quepos, Costa Rica
011-506-2777-0104
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Local food. Clean bathrooms

Always had good food. Clean and a great place to watch the street scene. Friendly local waitresses We live to eat the local tico plates

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Lynn S
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Quebec City, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Dinner was great! I had a seafood pasta plate that was delicious and that was a welcoming change of the typical casado! Great price for the quantity/quality! Would recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Always had good food. Clean and a great place to watch the street scene. Friendly local waitresses We live to eat the local tico plates

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We ate here one night while staying near Quepos. The restaurant was good and friendly service. Mid priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stumbled upon this place while getting colones at the ATM across the street. Great food! Arroz con pollo was delicious and well portioned. Service was a tad slow.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

A local tour guide recommended El Jardin, and we went for dinner (although we heard that it's definitely great for almuerzo/lunch). During our stay we dined at various nice restaurants in the Manuel Antonio area, but for me, the meal at El Jardin stands out as one of the best. I had fried snapper and patacones (plantains fried sort of... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food itself is not fine dining (and nobody would expect that in a place like this either) but the service was nice and fast. I was surprised how expensive the food was, though.

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San José, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We have been here several times, mainly for lunch but also for breakfast. We have always been provided with good food and good portions. Service is good and the place is very clean. Would recommend to anyone for any reason. It's not fine dining but quality is very good.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Came here on recommendation from a lovely artist's studio down the block. It's where I learned the difference between "Rice & Shrimp" and "Shrimp & Rice" = the amount of shrimp, and that it's common in Costa Rica to serve French fries with rice. My meal, accompanied by a perfect latte was tasty enough (excellent texture on the shrimp) for... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We don't even remember what we ordered. This was our first meal in Costa Rica and it was disappointing and not cheap either. We had way better meals at the Sodas like Soda Sanchez in Quepos, which is very good.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stumbled upon this place after a quick scout of restaurants in quepos and a real craving for seafood. We usually eat at budget places but this took our fancy and didn't seem too much out of our budget considering how much others in the area were charging. So to sum up: -English speaking (partial) -friendly, polite welcome -tasty tasty... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante el Jardin del Mar

Address: Diagonal al Banco Nacional | Quepos Centro, Quepos, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 011-506-2777-0104
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: South American, Costa Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Diagonal al Banco Nacional | Quepos Centro, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: 011-506-2777-0104

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American, Costa Rican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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