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Lemon Zest Restaurant

₹₹₹₹Seafood, , International
El Jardin Plaza, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2591
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (113 reviews)
“lobster bites” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
El Jardin Plaza, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

The food was just ok but the portion was small (not much pasta on the chicken parmesan) and way too expensive.

Thank Tamara L
Reviewed 2 December 2015

excellent food - with huge portions - salads were incredible! The amount of specials they offered were great and everything was made fresh!

Thank moorephun
Reviewed 25 November 2015

After reading so many great reviews, we were very excited to eat here. We were a party of 5...and 4 of us ordered the lobster as highly recommend by the waiter. He said it is their best and most popular dish. My boyfriend ordered a...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This restaurant was recommended by a friend and it was well worth it. The lobster dish alone is a reason to go. The owners Richard Lemon (who is also the chef) and Nellie Lemon were a delight to talk to. They have daily specials and...More

Thank Kristine S
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Great food and staff!!! The owner is super sweet!! The specials were really tasty!! Must visit if your in Jaco!! This place makes you feel at home :)

Thank tbsmile
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our evening out service was great and attentive! We also had the house salad and my moitto was perfect! Didn't get a chance to try deserts!

Thank jbryan9953
Reviewed 26 October 2015

we go every year for the duck, always have fresh veggies and mashed potatoes. A little on the high end but nice atmosphere, they also have kids choices

Thank Marie2009
Reviewed 18 October 2015

The food was really good, which is what I like in my restaurants. The price reflects the quality of food, and this is one of the more expensive places to eat in Jaco. The atmosphere in the restaurant was busy, crowded, and loud.

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 18 October 2015

French cuisine in Jaco, reserve before you show up! The food could not be better, the wine list is fine.

Thank M_Grognon
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

The three of us ate here the last night in Jaco it is well worth the experience. They outdid the reviews that we read before we tried it. We were the first to get to try out a new appetizer they were starting with plantains...More

Thank Ed S
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Response from CostaRicatransp... B | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your interest But i dont work there I am just recommending the place but God Bless you for your interest my dear friends !!!!
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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

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Jardin Plaza, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  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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