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Ylang Ylang Restaurant

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10-12 minute walk on the beach north of Montezuma | at the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0636
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As others have mentioned, it's about a 10 minute walk along the beach. We went for lunch and had a table overlooking the ocean with monkeys jumping from tree to tree above us. Some of the best food we had during our two weeks in CR. A bit pricey but well worth it.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I never imagined this place could be so beautiful. No words to describe the beauty of Ylang Ylang Resort and Montezuma. A picture cannot capture the brilliant landscape, sounds and views. The staff was pleasant and welcoming. The front desk helped to arrange all excursions. So very helpful. The hammocks on the beach, the monkeys, iguanas, and agoutis roaming the... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Crepes and rainbow salad were my favourite. A lot of sauce on all the other dishes - good if you like that sort of thing. Lovely views and staff.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to take the walk along the beach option - do it in daylight hours!! In any event, your walk will be well rewarded by what we found to be the best restaurant in Montezuma. An extensive menu, stunning views of the beach and a very friendly and attentive wait staff. A mention to Christian who was our... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When someone asked me recently what my "happy place," was I thought about Ylang Ylang. My daughter and I enjoyed all our meals (breakfast and dinner) at the restaurant and everything was delicious, freshly prepared, and attractively presented too. One of the most enjoyable aspects was the terrific and highly professional serving staff. When I return to Ylang Ylang, I... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we were on a budget and this place was pretty expensive, we went twice. The food was outrageously delicious, as were the drinks (especially the passion fruit mojito), dessert (tiramisu crepe), and cappucinos. Service was wonderful and we had the place almost to ourselves in low season. The view was also beautiful and made our last evening in... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to have lunch, at a table near the beach. Take a walk on their compound and watch the beautiful cabanita's, we hope to stay there once. Yogadeck is amazing!!

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing fish and curries. Menu meets all dietary needs. Fantastic wine and cocktails list Excellent service and ambiance.The most romantic dining experience (with optional beach candlelight dinners)!. Honestly, it's where people "in the know" go to stay and eat. A little difficult to travel to because of a 1/2 mile walk on a primitive road or the beach, but totally... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ylang Ylang has great, locally sourced food with capable, friendly staff. Our group ate there for breakfast and dinner 7 days in a row and were pleased throughout. I would recommend the Catch of the Day for dinner.

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Saline, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing! There is a variety of dishes to choose from and all the dishes were fresh and very flavorful with a nice presentation. I was traveling with my sister and my daughter and everything we tried was delicious. I couldn't stop eating and the portions were plentiful! The wait staff are very caring and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, International, Sushi, Vegan Options, South American, Pacific Rim
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 minute walk on the beach north of Montezuma | at the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0636
Description
Ylang Ylang Restaurant is a joyful place... your meals are prepared especially for you with the freshest of ingredients and caring, friendly service. A calm atmosphere and delicious food awaits you...We are proud to serve mainly organic produce in all of our dishes.Our restaurant caters to seafood, vegan and raw food lovers. We also serve great chicken dishes, but do not serve red meat. Please see our online menus for more details.We are always willing to accommodate your needs, just ask at the time of booking.The restaurant is open to non-hotel guests as well.Great Happy Hour from 3-6pm everyday

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