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Restaurante Azul Pool Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, South American,
Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2681 2000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seldom is a restaurant so good that our family will repeat visit, especially during a short trip. The Azul Grill, which is located beachside AND poolside at the JW Marriott in Santa Cruz is so good that we ate there four days in a row...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ecospan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Roberto was our waiter and he made the meal wonderful. He made recommendations of things to try and to avoid. He was very friendly to our party even encouraging our sons to practice their Spanish and helping them with words etc. food was very good,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hrk_md
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The Azul pool grill sits next to the gigantic and gorgeous swimming pool at the JW Marriott in Hacienda Pinilla 15 minutes from Tamarindo. We’ve been pleasantly surprised with each entrée we picked it this week. The food has always been good but lately the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vic c
Reviewed 16 June 2018

All servers provide phenomenal customer service! The drinks are delicious and food very good. Will customize anything for dietary purposes or children.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 7shenderson
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We enjoyed every meal and becerage ordered here. The staff was great, the view was great .. eveything was great!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ZeroEmissionBob
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Dined here for dinner - different menu from lunch. Was looking forward to a burger but got osso bucco rigatoni instead. It was delicious! Other dishes (mushroom risotto and chicken stuffed with prosciutto) were also good. On the pricier side though as it is at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CTMomofTwins
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This restaurant is good for drinks and enjoying the ocean views. The drinks are overpriced and watered down for sure, but the atmosphere is nice. Service is decent (not very quick, but nice). Prices are high for food as well, which is expected at a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kisoffbaby
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We ate here on our first night and really enjoyed the dinner. It's basic Italian food, but was prepared deliciously. Try to reserve this two nights in advance for near the sunset.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank RamblinManfromGA
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The cocktails were very inventive and unique, though a bit expensive. The service was wonderful, especially Adolfo

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ruralesq
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I know better than to order food from a menu without re-reading what I plan to order. Traveling is tiring, so you see things that aren't there, you order poorly and then try and argue with the waiter who doesn't understand what the heck you...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Marc P
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4 February 2018|
Response from Harry E | Reviewed this property |
In general, a good budgeting number would be to expect to pay $20-$30 (USD) per person per meal (breakfast/lunch) and slightly more for supper at the steakhouse or the seafood place down the beach. Of course, your mileage... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +506 2681 2000
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