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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$4 - $19
International, Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great location off the main road in a jungle setting. Guacamole appetizer was excellent. Mahi Mahi was very good as was the pasta/chicken/pesto but a bit to much salt for our tastes. Pecan desert was awesome. Good service. Great decor. Would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Aquanirvana
Reviewed October 5, 2019

I have been to Heliconia twice now and will go every time I am in Ojochal. The trout was so good, cooked to perfection. The fish is fresh and flavorful. The service is the best in the area. It is nestled down by a river....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Marcia R
Reviewed September 12, 2019

recommended by two locals. just off the main costanera just before ojochal entrance. we both had lunch chicken panini with fries. the panini was grilled the chicken was seasoned to perfection and the pesto and cheese elevated the sandwich to new heights. wish i went...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank mystomachgrowls
Reviewed August 29, 2019

As an expat local (we own a home in Ojochal), we eat out quite a bit. Everyone knows what the top restaurants are in the area, and like nearly all the other reviews of Heliconia, this one stands out - way out - amongst the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank bsawyer3
Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had our best meal in the area at Heliconia. It is such a cute little restaurant with EXCELLENT food. Staff are all friendly and the food prices are beyond reasonable for the quality. This is a must go if you are...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank welltraveled818
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This is our favorite restaurant in the area! We ate here several times during our two week stay. The food is perfect, the service wonderful, the setting so lovely. We enjoyed their rice dishes, salads and seafood. The menu blends Costa Rican, European and Asian...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank suzyhg
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

What a nice surprise. When we realized that Citrus was closed on a Sunday evening my husband found the reviews for this place. It was a superb meal. We had some guac and black bean dip that were delicious to start. Chips were freshly fried....More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Mmodom
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Takes little bit more time then average to get your dishes, we had 3 different fish and one garlic dish, it was a perfect meal and continous water refill

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank EBAIBA67
Reviewed July 27, 2019

One of our favorite places to eat. Lovely little location nestled into tropical gardens. My favorite is the tout but everything on the menu is delicious. Delightful fusion of flavors in every dish. Great for date night:)

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank April-Dominical
Reviewed July 16, 2019

After a day at Playa Ventenas, head for this delightful place recommended by Fabiano at the inimitable Citrus across the road. Totally met our expectations. Had the guac app, and I had a fish sandwich--bread and fish delectble--and topped with the best onion rings (which...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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