Staying in Zona Romantica we took a bus ride south of our villa to the last stop on the line. Pretty dicey road & I don't think the guard rails would have done much if called upon but a spectacular coastal drive none the less. At the end of the road we were met by a private water taxi which ferried us to our lunch destination; Ocean Grill. The restaurant's foundations have been blasted into the rocks of a magnificent cove & is one of a kind anywhere in the world. We were greeted by Wilson, the owner's Great Dane and then sat down for an amazing meal. I chose the smoked marlin tostadas and octopus coated in signature salamata tapanada with a few cervesas for good measure. After the meal you could lounge on the deck or take a dip in the private beach or swim off the floating jetty amongst the hundreds of fish. At the end of the day we returned to the mainland with the staff & owner Alfonso who then kindly offered us a lift back into town in his luxury SUV & regaled us with stories of how the restaurant came to be, the many celebrities that have dined there including the president & his time as a DJ & night club owner in Miami during the eighties (hence the restaurant's epic playlist). Don't forget to make a trip to the bathroom at some stage, best seat in the house!
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