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Azul

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Seafood, Mediterranean, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free
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Calle Perezoso | Ojochal de Osa, Puntarenas, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5543
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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Azul has been recently renovated and the dining experience has gotten even better! The entrees are unique to the area and the ingredients are extremely fresh. My very favorite time to visit is right around sunset. The large infinity pool makes a great atmosphere to have appetizers and drinks, even when the sun isn't setting! And should you happen upon... More 

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Davis, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the most amazing food we had for 7 days. My husband and I stayed at the El Castillo hotel and after the first night dinner dish created by Dani and Pablo we decided that we do not explore any other places in Ojochal for the remainder of our vacation. The chef Dani is so talented and surprised us... More 

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Thank PiaundKlaus
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything I tried on the menu was amazing. The staff were very attentive and polite. Would reccomend this place to anyone who enjoys seefood and romantic views.

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Thank James A
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I sell land in CR and when I want to impress clients on a beautiful afternoon, this is where I take them. To know that this little 'hidden gem' is close by, is incredible. A great place to have lunch, looking out over the infinity pool and straight on to the ocean. It literally takes my breath away when I... More 

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Thank Patricia M
San Ramon, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Azul Restaurant was highly recommended to us by the staff at another hotel. We had a party of six and everyone rave over their meal. The El Castillo hotel in which this restaurant is located is gorgeous. We had cocktails on the terrace by the infinity pool while taking pictures of the stunning sunset views. The staff couldn't be... More 

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Thank FamilyVacafor4
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant itself is perfect... The service the view and infinity pool are great, the only complain will be the menu variety, don't get me wrong food is delicious but there are such few options, there's sushi tough. So if you want to have a few drinks and relax the place is perfect but if you're a food lover like... More 

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Thank Walter J
Huntsville
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

AZUL is a first class restaurant located in the beautiful El Castillo hotel in Ojochal, Costa Rica. I have recently returned from a 5 day stay with my husband and 15 friends for my birthday. Please see our review of El Castillo as well. As a group of 17 we would have been a challenge for most small restaurants but... More 

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Fredericksburg, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

As a culinary trained chef and a gourmand, I admit I have a rather sophisticated palate. For those who love 'delicious' food prepared in an appetizing way, you can't go wrong with Azul. I had the Moroccan Chicken for dinner - it was delightful, savory, and properly balanced. The Jasmine rice was cooked to perfection. My son had the filet... More 

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1 Thank bsawyer3
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Best views in Ojochal sitting on top of a hill ,but very expensive. Food was decent but not great for the price. We went to other places nearby with better food.

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Thank Cheryl B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The magical sunset combined with chilled wine & sweet Jazzy tunes made this a night to remember. The service ( thank you Zoë ) the atmosphere and not to forget Eduardo's delicious Sushi were truly wonderful. Bountiful Blessings

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Perezoso | Ojochal de Osa, Puntarenas, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2786 5543
Description
Azul Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar, located in the El Castillo Hotel, offers an elegant setting with legendary ocean views and the most extensive fine wine selection in the area. Our on-site chef prepares dishes with the finest and freshest local ingredients. All are welcome - stop in for drinks or a memorable dining experience. Lunch at your leisure with delicious wraps, salads, and our popular fresh catch fish tacos. Wraps and tacos are served with a salad or hand-cut French fries. Azul transforms for your evening dining experience as you enjoy an incredible sunset. Popular starters include hummus served with our house made pita bread and calamari served with our house made tartar sauce. As a second course, our tomato basil soup or seafood soup complement meals. Entrées include souvlakis with our addictive tzatziki sauce, homemade pasta, grilled fish, and our mariscada Mediterranea, which is a fresh seafood platter, including mussels, clams, calamari, and shrimp. Many diners anticipate our entrée specials and delectable desserts.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?