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El Jardin Restaurant

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Contiguous to Santa Elena Reserve, Santa Elena 106-5655, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5929
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Manassas, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I expected mediocre food at a restaurant that is on the premises of Selvatura Adventure Park. I was pleasantly surprised that the food was quite delicious, in addition to being conveniently located. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch and dessert. I believe our order was called a fajita quesadilla. It was served with fresh guacamole and so delicious. Coffee and dessert... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 412 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Saturday 16th April and we booked a tour to Monteverde from our accommodation, Riu Palace Hotel in Guenacaste. It was a 3 and a half hour coach trip. The tours first stop was at at Don Juan coffee Plantation, reviewed separately, we then drove abouts 20 minutes to Selvatura Park. We had our lunch at this restaurant, expectations were not... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

stopped for lunch en route to arenal...the food was very very good...but it ended up costing us $20 USD for 2 ppl...kind of on the high side for the amount of food we selected. needless to say, the food was good, the service great, and the restrooms were also clean. good stop if you're in the mood for a quick... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Ate lunch here while waiting for the shuttle bus. Food was excellent, service was good, bathrooms were clean. Took a while to be seated, so we had an Imperial on the verandah overlooking the park.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

After enjoying the Salvetura zip-lines and hanging bridges, we had a 45-minute wait until the next shuttle bus left for town. We had hoped to eat lunch at the recommended restaurant at the nearby Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve but opted for this place because of the time limitation. El Jardín is a clean, open restaurant with lots of windows.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contiguous to Santa Elena Reserve, Santa Elena 106-5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?