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“Great food, great view!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Azul

Azul
Ranked #4 of 25 Restaurants in Ojochal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Central American, South American
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Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Azul Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar, located in the El Castillo Hotel, offers an elegant setting with legendary ocean views and the most extensive fine wine selection in the area. Our on-site chef prepares dishes with the finest and freshest local ingredients. All are welcome - stop in for drinks or a memorable dining experience. Lunch at your leisure with delicious wraps, salads, and our popular fresh catch fish tacos. Wraps and tacos are served with a salad or hand-cut French fries. Azul transforms for your evening dining experience as you enjoy an incredible sunset. Popular starters include hummus served with our house made pita bread and calamari served with our house made tartar sauce. As a second course, our tomato basil soup or seafood soup complement meals. Entrées include souvlakis with our addictive tzatziki sauce, homemade pasta, grilled fish, and our mariscada Mediterranea, which is a fresh seafood platter, including mussels, clams, calamari, and shrimp. Many diners anticipate our entrée specials and delectable desserts.
San Antonio, Texas
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food, great view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

My husband and I ate their several times during our stay and each time it was fantastic! You will not be disappointed with anything on this menu!

  • Visited November 2012
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north carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunsets, wine AND excellent food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

We loved this restaurant housed in the amazing boutique hotel, El Castiillo. We heard rumor of the best sunset in Ojochal. So, rushed up for drinks and OMG...not to disappoint. We discovered not only an amazing cocktail menu but a lovely wine list as well. Oh, and did I mention the sunset? This is how we discovered Azul, their in-house restaurant. We made reservations on Wednesday to follow their weekly event Wine, Women and Wednesday. What an evening, we met so many fab people that make up this intimate community. Enjoying a lovely local guitarist we settled into our table overlooking the infinity pool, the ocean under the stary skies. John is an amazing host and the service was what we should hope for but sometime missing in Costa Rica, upmarket all the way. The food yummy to say the least. I truly enjoyed the fish soup followed by lovely homemade raviolis. So hard to resist dessert in Ojochal. So, I didn't and that exceeded my expectations as well. Again I must note the best setting and most divine evening in all of Ojochal.

  • Visited January 2013
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Owen Sound, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

You won't be disappointed. The food, atmosphere, and views are all spectacular.
Go for sunset and stay for dinner & drinks.....Truly a visual & culinary experience :)

Visited January 2013
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Beautiful setting, great food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

While the service was slow to start, the food and atmosphere made up for it. Everything is home-made, including the noodles.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Kristin B
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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
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“excellent food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2013

the moroccan chicken dish was great, and the communal table with the door opening out to the patio and views of the ocean was a great way to enjoy a meal. service was attentive and friendly.

Visited December 2012
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