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Lemon Zest Restaurant

) #9 of 124 Restaurants in Jaco ₹₹₹₹ Seafood, , International
El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2591
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (104 reviews)
“lobster bites” (19 reviews)
“risotto” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 958 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ivan was the BEST server. We ate everything he recommended and we were stuffed and it was DELICIOUS. We'll probably eat there a 2nd time this trip! AWESOME.

Thank JPMom R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been eating here for about 10 years. I love the food there. I always have an excellent experience every time I go. It's like visiting family. The owners work and cook there and make it super special! Try the buffalo lobster! Also try...More

Thank LifestyleServices
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of 6 (2 adults and 4 kids - ages 17, 15, 12 & 8). This was our first time visiting Jacó. We found this restaurant on trip advisor and several tour guides said it was a nice place to eat when...More

Thank yankfamilyof6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced upstairs fish was not fresh at all great service was all that I got out of this place I prefer graffiti over this place

Thank Jackpc1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good, atmosphere a little load hard to carry on a conversation. Air conditioner will freeze you out for sure. Shrimp and lobster soup was amazing

Thank roneewyatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in at Lemonzest after a long day of fun and were treated like family. Food was awesome and the team was gracious and hospitable. We will return on our next visit to Costa Rica

Thank G6337MOmarka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to make a reservation at Lemon Zest due to frequent recommendations from people. I am very happy we did. The servers are very enthusiastic about this place and very polite. All around you can tell they have the same personality...More

Thank DaniCee90
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The food was fabulous...Korean beef got thumbs up all around! And the brownie desert didn't last longer than 2 minutes- it was perfect! John was our waiter and he was personable and accommodating- worked with the kids and our vegetarian to make them happy. I...More

Thank kmanar
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Lemon Zest is an absolute must if you visit Jaco. The food was divine and the service was impeccable! Our server Ryan was very excited about the menu they had to offer!

Thank Gia P
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We went and it was everything and more! Absolutely wonderful service and food. While the lobster bites were out of season the Enchiladas Mole was to die for!

Thank Stephen P
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3 February 2016|
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Response from Greg S | Reviewed this property |
I really enjoyed the restaurant and would gladly eat there again. I don't remember exactly what I ordered so unfortunately I can't help you there. If I stayed in my review that my order was "average" I think I misspoke... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 38
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 2591
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Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.
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