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Los Almendros Restaurant Esterillos Oeste

| 50m West of Soccer Field, Esterillos Oeste 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2778 7322
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Asian, Caribbean, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 50m West of Soccer Field, Esterillos Oeste 61101, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a fantastic restaurant, cocktails were so good and the food as well absolutely delicious. We came here twice. Highly recommended (don’t miss the dessert)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 222svenjam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almendros is the local's fave and a great place to go with friends or meet new friends. The service is awesome. The vibe is great. They take credit cards. Sadly, the dish I had was not great. Blackened Mahi Mahi with mango was the fish...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LeeH817
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had carribean chicken and LOVED every bit of it. Especially the sauce! Also a nice atmosphere. Very recommendable

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank katieg303
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Cozy, friendly, and great atmosphere. All of the food we had was absolutely delicious! And more on the menu that interested us than we could order in one night. There also were a couple of guys playing music which added to our enjoyment. They were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Christine379
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary with Friday night fish and chips and sangria. Great food and atmosphere! Very quaint, great service. We highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kellyktm
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We started by ordering some drinks, one Los Almendros (rum, strawberry and passion fruit) and a margarita, they both were really good (we ordered a few more). Among te specials were fried calamari, we order that as an entre, they were fresh and perfectly seasoned...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank marceac1
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Based on the 5 star rating, we obviously had some expectations. And we were not disappointed. There was live music from a guitar playing lady with appropriate repertoire, craft beers and the food was good. We walked over there following the beach. Mind the tides...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank eelcor525
Reviewed July 24, 2018

After a lovely visit to Manuel Antonio, mi amigo, Jorge, took us to this restaurant. Everything was delicious, but the ceviche was by far the best I've ever eaten. In addition to the superb food, the service was also exceptional. I recommend this restaurant to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank cchellis
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Love this place!!! Food is fantastic great portions! Service is a 10! Clean bathrooms which means clean kitchen!! Staff is super friendly and very attentive and the owner Karen is so nice!! The menu has a variety of choices for everyone to enjoy. This is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Sally M
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We've eaten here twice this week and both meal we're delicious. First time I had sea bass special of the day, second time was fish tacos. Both were fabulous. They have seafood specials daily. Also, Thai and Caribbean style dishes. This is one of my...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Dave K
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February 8, 2018|
Response from KarenLosAlmendros | Property representative |
Hi Erin, We're glad you liked it! It's called "Tumba Calzones" as is brewed by local brewery "Treintycinco"! and yes it is delicious!
February 8, 2018|
Response from KarenLosAlmendros | Property representative |
Hi Erin, We're glad you liked it! It's called "Tumba Calzones" as is brewed by local brewery "Treintycinco"! and yes it is delicious!
Jocelyn F
October 15, 2016|
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Response from KarenLosAlmendros | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately we are closed for vacations until Nov. 1st! Here are the directions in case you are still here then: drive north on the Coastal highway until you see the first sign for Esterillos Oeste, take that left... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 50m West of Soccer Field, Esterillos Oeste 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Esterillos Oeste
  • Phone Number: +506 2778 7322
  • E-mail
Since we opened over ten years ago, Los Almendros Restaurant has been rated the Number 1 restaurant in Esterillos! We are in the top 10 of over 800 restaurants in the entire province of Puntarenas! We are committed to food sustainability and we use only fresh, local ingredients to create world fusion flavors. Our menu has an eclectic and unique selection of Caribbean, Asian and local dishes. Our dishes are accompanied with green seasonal salads and seasonal fresh sauteed veggies as well as our famous Caribbean Rice ‘en Beans which is cooked with homemade organic coconut milk. Our bar is beautiful with an excellent wine selection as well as unique house-crafted cocktails and craft beer on Tap!! We are located in the heart of Esterillos Oeste, three doors west of the soccer field on the road between Super Sol and the Soccer Field. We are open from 4 pm - 10 pm and are closed on Sundays. We accept all major credit cards as well as cash in US Dollars or local currency (Colones).
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