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All 3 Esterillos Este Restaurants

Pelican Hotel and Restaurant

Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
2778.8105
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Navarro, Cartago, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

While I have reviewed the hotel I would like to speak about the restaurant. Since we have eaten in many restaurants in the Esterillos area I speak from some experience. The fish tacos are the best along the beach according to my wife. Ordering hamburgers in Costa Rica is fraught with danger as the beef here is not very good.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My family and I visited Estrilllos Este July of this year. Our favorite experience was hands town the time we spent at Pelican. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was priceless, and the service the managers Diana and Mikey gave was phenomenal. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing good time!! Will defiantly be back!!

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Oldenzaal, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Good food for reasonable price. Relaxed atmoshere and friendly owners. Right on the beach in nice garden.

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Frederick, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've eaten here many times in the past 5 or 6 years. It changed hands recently and the young ladies who are running it are doing a good job. This is a average to good Tico type restaurant. Very informal. Nothing special on the menu but does need anything special just good fresh fish, chicken, etc. Usually a nice breeze... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Our adventure to Hotel Pelicano's restaurant was a memorable one. Our waiter was responsive and friendly. A fun group of people from Florida and California were gathered at the bar and we heard about their adventures in Costa Rica. The beach was immediate and a beautiful ocean breathe was blowing. All in all it's worth taking in the property and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My family of five had a nice dinner here during our recent trip to Costa Rica. The food was very good, fresh and tasty. I enjoyed the fish curry, it was spiced perfectly. The night we were there they were very busy and understaffed so the service was slow, but since we were on vacation and enjoying the fact that... More

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Los Angeles
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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We stopped here for lunch. The hotel is a funky surf hotel, funky I guess in a good way. I had the Mexico tacos and they were very good and hit the spot. If in the area I'd go back for lunch and try some other things on the menu!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We came here for dinner,so we could only hear the ocean, still nice though. We had Fish Casado and Chicken Sandwich. And it was delicious!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Cute is the first word, which comes to your mind when you unter this little hotel sitting right on the beach. And then you get pleasantly surprised with the quality and variety of food. The serving staff is very courteous and helpfull.

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Lakewood, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

My husband and I stopped here for dinner when we were staying at another hotel down the road. He has fettucini alfredo with shrimp and garlic bread, and I had a traditional fish dinner with rice, beans and salad. Both our meals were excellent. The presentation was beautiful. We also had a few cocktails. This place is really cute with... More

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Address: Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2778.8105
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Esterillos Este
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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