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“Great food and service!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lemon Zest Restaurant

Lemon Zest Restaurant
El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
506 26432591
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Ranked #10 of 101 Restaurants in Jaco
Price range: $0 - $24
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.
Surrey, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great food and service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

My wife and I visited Lemon Zest twice in the past two weeks. Delicious food, from appetizers to mains! Service is very good as is the atmosphere. Outside seating is great. Inside can be very noisy, the only drawback!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

The service is excellent and the waiter was very accommodating to my food allergies. It is hard to find a restaurant in a foreign country that will take the time to make sure that the food will not cause you any problems. Since I have Celiac this is very important to me. The food is great and we definitely enjoy eating there!

Visited November 2012
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Germantown, Maryland
2 reviews
“Always Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Vacationed in Costa Rica for the past nine years, and have dined at Lemon Zest at least six times during the past three years and have never had a bad meal. The fish dishes are always outstanding. Portions are large and service is good, although the restaurant can be noisy when it is crowded. A definite can't miss spot for dinner in Jaco.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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memphis
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13 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Delightful Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

My friends done here during every visit to the area- it was my first time to enjoy it.

Chef Patrick prepared a gluten free herb infused Lobster special for me! It was melt in your mouth excellent!

We tried the Pistachio Martini and it was dangerously tasty.

The service was attentive and fun. A must stop during your visit!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Always Amazing Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We visit Jaco about 4 times a year and always dine at Lemon Zest when we are in town.
The duck is spectacular and the lobster is tender and delicious. The ahi tuna appetizer is a must.

Run by a family from Florida, they truly serve an international cuisine appreciated by all travelers.
Make reservations early as it is no secret Lemon Zest is one of the best places for dinner in Jaco.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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