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“Get the crab cake appetizer!”

Lemon Zest Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 163 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $38
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Get the crab cake appetizer!”
Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

All of our food was delicious and the service was exemplary! We ordered the crab cake appetizer special, 3 cocktails (passion fruit martini, margarita, caipirinha), the dorado with pineapple risotto, and the blue cheese filet mignon and bottled water for about $80. Well worth the money! A must go in Jaco!

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Costa Rica, MS
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, FABULOUS”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

I do not like to write reviews but Lemon Zest deserves a review. I was in Ft. Lauderdale at an exclusive cooking school and the master chef recommended Lemon Zest. The owners are the cooks and are on top of everything with the restaurant. The wait staff speak perfect English and Spanish and make you feel like "Norm" on Cheers by calling you by name when you arrive. It is my favorite restaurant in Jaco and so glad they are there and love to cook, take care of clients, and really want you to return. Do yourself a favor and go to Lemon Zest.............you will NOT regret it. Smile~~~~

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Rob H
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Dfw
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Little pricy”
Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

Well I had the dorado it was tasty
My husband had some type of meat that was drowned in teriyaki sauce a friend had the pork chops also very salty. Will we go back sure but will order something different

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank heidixx
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Fort Worth
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“What great food from such a small restaurant!”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Lemon Zest was one of our top two favorite restaurants in Jaco. We would have gone back twice if we had another night. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was awesome. The atomosphere was not anything special but your focus will be on your meal once it arrives. Highly recommend this gourmet restaurant!

Visited June 2013
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Delray Beach, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The Best”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Was there in Jaco for 12 night, ate there at lease 6 times.
A 5 star establishment with 5 Star Service, and very Customer Friendly
Burn

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Burn m
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