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Mirador Restaurant

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Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura 12358-1000, Costa Rica
506-2630-3010
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Immediately upon opening the menu I asked the waiter if the Chef was French, to which he said "no, but the owner is." The menu is very French inspired, but old French (like 90's - Lobster Thermidore and Vol-au-Vents), which if you like that, its great, but current trends call for a more 'clean''fresh' menu approach. I feel that if... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

View is exceptional, go early around one hour before sunsetin order to have a table at sunset. Just order drinks. The food is not very good at all!!! You go here for the sunset which is spectacular, and a great phot opportunity.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Valentine's Day is also our anniversary, so we wanted someplace special to celebrate. We picked the Mirador restaurant at Villa Caletas because of the spectacular views and amazing sunset. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect evening. Pablo, the restaurant manager, reserved a table for 4 by the windows. He and his well trained staff pay close attention to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We arrived early to enjoy the sunset in the Villa Caletas amphitheater. This is a small curved theater built into the side of a cliff. You can order drinks and enjoy the stunning view. That alone was worth the ride there. Unfortunately, the dinner was a big disappointment. I ordered beef tenderloin, medium, that was over-cooked and tough. The waiter... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Finding the restaurant is not easy. It is set back over a mile off the main road up a narrow winding and steep road, and there is no reference to the name, Mirador, until one arrives at the Villa Caletas Hotel, which is signposted at the main road. However, the trip is well worth it, particularly at sunset, which is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We sat outside and the setting was beautiful. Very romantic place where you anticipate a very good dinner. But the food was simply put.. bad. I would give it a three star because the sea bass ceviche was excellent, but can't overlook spoiled smelly shrimp in our lobster/shrimp bisque that had no lobster but plenty of spoiled shrimp. We had... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The breathtaking views just added to the beautiful setting of the Mirador Terrace and the delicious dinner. I worked with Pilar Arevalo setting up the event. She was most gracious and quick to respond. The wait staff were very professional and handled our dinner with ease. Truly an elegant and memorable evening.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Incredible views, excellent food and service. 100% recommended. Seat first at the amphiteater to view the sunset and grab a drink!!

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went this week end with friends and family. It is like a no-brainer. Just the view is a all "WoW". Service was excellent as usual, food was great. We all went away with big smiles. What else can you asked for..: )

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stopped here for a quick lunch while at Jaco beach. The waiter was very friendly and the food was delicious. Also there is a view of the ocean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$37 - $57
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura 12358-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: 506-2630-3010
Description
The culinary and creative talents have long been
appreciated and acclaimed in our Mirador Restaurant
where the recipes combine delicious flavour with artful presentation.

Desserts crown the occasion, with extraordinary pies and cakes in a variety of fruit sauces. Let our chef surprise and delight you!

EL MIRADOR opens from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations are a good idea.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?