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El Pelicano Restaurante

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An unparalleled dining experience, El Pelicano is the culinary jewel of Tamarindo. A dining experience like no other in Tamarindo: an elegant atmosphere with a ‘chic’ outdoor terrace offering a view to Tamarindo Boulevard
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
International, Central American, Seafood, Costa Rican
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for a romantic dinner, we had a reservation, we had great service, filet mignon was tender, the rib eye was well cooked tasty but a bit tough. This was a pricey meal but the ambiance, quality of food and service was worth...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here tonight. The atmosphere is great, view of all the lights and people on the busy street. The food was good, fish was tasty and fresh! Service was good, but not quite as good As we had expected at such...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service by our Server; Jose Carlos. Very personable and professional. The food was excellent and beautiful presentation.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Good service. A satisfactory selection of vegan food. I discovered the Chili Guaro. So nice.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here on our last night in Tamarindo and we wish we had visited early as we would have returned. The staff did a great job and looked after us very well and were very attentive. The meal and drinks choice were very extensive...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located across the street from our hotel this restaurant was a perfect spot for our family of 14 to dine at. So many great options suitable for sushi lovers, meat and fish seekers, vegetarians vegans and kids. Great ambiance and comfortable tables with views of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner twice here while we were in Tamarindo and we loved it. The sushi was delicious, the catch of the day was so fresh and yummy, and they were so good to my seven year old twins. The waitress, Connie, was so friendly...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

I enjoyed the relaxed yet upscale ambiance, as well as the service and food. Dessert from its sister eatery Venezia was also superb.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

We had drinks at the bar before supper and then enjoyed a terrific meal. We had sushi, and entrees. The food was amazing and the service was excellent. I was’t expecting the wine server to be so good but they did a nice job too....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

Although the price is not low, the food and service are definitely worth it. We had the best dinner in Costa Rica here and little extras like amuse-bouche and ice cream in between made our dinner a special one. José, Santos and the rest of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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