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“Perfect Thai fusion”
Review of Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang
Ranked #5 of 26 Restaurants in Ojochal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Small, 10-12 pax, Indonesian restaurant with pacific Ocean view, authentic cooked Indonesian fare. Reservations only, visit our FB page Ylang Ylang Restaurant and use the BOOK now Button. We serve dinner (make your reservation). We cater at your house or rental (please contact us) We cater your party with Indonesian style tapas (please contact us) We do Chef at Home (please contact us) We do Cooking classes 1 or 2 persons max. (please contact us)
Dallas, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Thai fusion”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

We are impressed every time we dine here with the quality of the food this couple prepares. Always healthful, plentiful, these difficult to prepare dishes are consistently delicious!

Visited September 2012
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews
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“My favorite restaurant in Ojochal”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

We had a wonderful dinner at Ylang Ylang. Hans and Caroline are a great host/ chef pair. We had the red snapper and shrimp. The snapper was incredible. The pork and beef dish was also great. The vegetable accompaniments were authentic and tasty. They also have nice wines to complement their entries. I can't wait to go back.

  • Visited August 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Superb”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Quiet, out of the way on top of a hill with great views, some very interesting dishes and flavours.

Visited June 2012
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Brought back great Indonesian memories!”
Reviewed July 8, 2012

We used to live in Indonesia and when I saw the listing for this restaurant I knew we had to visit while in the area. We made reservations for close to my daughter's 16th birthday to celebrate and relive the flavors of Indonesia. Hans was wonderful and the menu and items created by Caroline were authentic and absolutely amazing! The decor, music and setting are all fantastic. The whole family, from my 11 year old son to the grandparents, would have eaten here every night if we could. The best meal we had in Costa Rica! Don't forget to try the "green dessert". Thank you for the lovely evening, highly recommended!!!!

  • Visited June 2012
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Truckee, California
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“Blew our minds with flavors and ambience!”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is a true diamond in the rough. Though the rough is the lush jungles of a tropical town known for culinary creations, and the diamond is the gorgeous views, amicable service, and incredibly perfect Indonesian fare we haven't stopped dreaming about. In a just world, this husband-and-wife team would receive as much acclaim as any restaurant in Costa Rica. The setting is stunning, the service friendly and personal, and the food was truly to die for. Take me back!!

  • Visited June 2012
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, Owner at Ylang Ylang, responded to this review, July 7, 2012
Thank you for your kind words, Caroline blush now! We are so happy you enjoyed the Indonesian flavors. As we are located in the same environment as Indonesia we grow a lot of the ingredients in our garden. The cooking process is authentic and starts the day before you come. We are so grateful you took your time to post the beautiful pictures.
When you are in San Francisco and want to taste the Indonesian flavors again I recommend you Restaurant Borobudur.
When you're back in Costa Rica, call us!
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