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El Jardin Tortuga

Past Supermarket,Left On Bridge,First Right, Ojochal, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“gazpacho” (3 reviews)
“stefan” (7 reviews)
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Past Supermarket,Left On Bridge,First Right, Ojochal, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times and the pizza is top notch. A wood fired pizza oven is unique here. Get the mixto pizza!

Thank nxt2nature
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Since my introduction to Stefan and his most awesome El Jardin Tortuga restaurant/lodge in Dec 2014 I have gone back multiple times. (at least 10 since)Stefan created the most amazing restaurant; situated in the heart of the jungle; build on the multiple levels on and...More

Thank Trzcieniecka A
Reviewed 15 October 2015

gone! the owner has left Cost Rica. the restaurant is now closed, and the building is for sale. there is some one renting the home and are taking the property.

Thank JunglechicCR
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This is a cool place! Wife and I and 3 boys. Whenever we travel we look for "off the beaten trail", funky smaller places to eat. We love the experience and atmosphere. This place was really fun and the place we talk about most after...More

Thank mstronrud
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We called for reservations to make sure that Stefan was cooking. He had gazpacho and pizza the night we dined there. It is a unique setting with handmade tables and chairs near the river in Ojochal. Stefan is a character and shares his travel experience...More

Thank luvtotravel3344
Reviewed 15 March 2014

This year we returned with our sons as they wanted to meet this character that we have for many years talked about. Stefan alone is worth the visit. The open aired restaurant has the ambiance ias if the place was carved out of the jungle....More

Thank yakidelsur
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Stefan is back in action! His pizza and lasagna are true works of art! It is truly a magical experience in dining! He is an artist in every sense! Add Stefan's wit and repartee and you have an unbeatable combination that you want to share...More

Thank Stymied_13
Reviewed 27 February 2014

This is one of the most incredible restaurants I have visited, anywhere in the world. Stefan makes a truly great pizza (I live in NYC) and his gazpacho is one of the best I have ever tasted, but what makes this place so great is...More

Thank frankspurs
Reviewed 24 December 2013

We were told that Stefan served the best pizza in town and they were right. The pizza is awesome and cooked in his outdoor wood burning pizza oven. Be prepared for a little eccentricity, dog and cats wandering about, and Stefan showing you his pickled...More

Thank Gerry L
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Let me say this the food here is alway great. If you like pizza or lasagna this is a good spot. Stefan is a character that I enjoy on every visit. This place is bohemian, artsy, and a one off. I think we spend more...More

Thank yakidelsur
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  • Address: Past Supermarket,Left On Bridge,First Right, Ojochal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
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can't find actual address-often the case in Ojochal (south of Dominical)
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