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Citrus es cocina creativa en un ambiente contemporáneo y acogedor. Tenemos un menu inspirado de sabores de diferentes partes del mundo y contamos con una gran lista de vinos. Citrus is creative cuisine in a contemporary and cozy ambience. Our menu is inspired by flavors from different parts of the world and so is our wine list.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
French, Seafood, European, Costa Rican
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Family style, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. I've tried this restaurant three times and don't understand what all the hype is about. Apparently, this location is about the Instagram photos more than it is about the food. My family and I tried it three times over the course of three months,...and there is just no reason to eat here. Yes, the food is fresh. But it is barely appealing much less appetizing for the average person who isn't just trying to flex. Need to waste money and look fancy? Eat here. Want good food? Go to literally anywhere else in the community. Or Uvita. Or Dominical. Seriously...just because it is expensive does not make it a good choice...and parking is a nightmare!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024

Citrus has long been our favored restaurant in the Osa but our last two visits fell short of what we expected. The presentations were lovely and service impeccable but our food lacked flavor. I hope the kitchen can return to its former excellence.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

Much overrated. Seems to be a big hangout for expat Americans. Food was mediocre, and that's being kind. One of those restaurants where small portions are a God-send.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 January 2024

What a fabulous restaurant! It was really busy the evening we visited so we are so glad we had booked - highly recommended to book! The food and service was really superb. We started with a blue cheese salad which was great. For the main...course, my husband had ribeye, which was one of the best he had ever had. I had Sea Bass which was also superb. We were served by Julian who was fantastic, very professional and personable. A fabulous experience and we would highly recommend anybody staying in the area to visit. Thank you for such a great evening.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 16 January 2024 via mobile

We’ve spent two weeks in Uvita and have had wonderful meals everywhere, but Citrus was special. What a great night out, wonderful service and exceptional food

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 December 2023 via mobile

Cool little restaurant with variety of fresh options. I had sea bass and my husband had a salad with green smoothie. Excellent!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023

Great pisco sours and other creative cocktails. Excellent kitchen. Friendly staff, pleasant atmosphere if a bit warm without air conditioning. Parking is easy.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023 via mobile

Brilliant flavours! Creative menu with something for everyone! I could eat here everyday! Some classics but mostly new and interesting plates. Such fresh greens! Friendly service! It’s a fabulous restaurant!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023 via mobile

We had two fantastic dinners at Citrus. Both times, the food was delicious, but more importantly, the service was impeccable. I think our servers name was Jairo, and he was amazing. He humored our gringo Spanish and had plenty of patience for our obnoxious dog....Would gladly recommend the restaurant to anyone who’s visits the area!!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 26 August 2023 via mobile

Chef Marcella Marciano's homeland is featured in this beautiful French restaurant. We were very lucky to get same day reservations for our group as this eatery is typically booked. Everything here was extremely fresh and my husband and I started with Escargot, yes Escargot here...in Costa Rica 😛 and just as delicious as served to me in France. Reviews for steaks cooked to perfection convinced my husband to order a ribeye. I have written many times that beef is something we rarely order in Costa Rica but this steak was tender, seasoned and a perfect medium rare. I ordered the delicious fresh catch of the day. Other raves from our table were for large bowls of steaming mussels or Moules du Moment and their special Pad Thai with tofu. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

This was our one splurge dinner for a week long trip and it did not disappoint! We adored its creativity and great service:-)

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 16 July 2023 via mobile

From A to Z, we had a marvelous diner unexpected in a very unusual place. The food was great, the service at the best and the price very decent Perfect combination

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 July 2023 via mobile

Best meal I had in Costa Rica, great service and delicious food! I had the steak and fries as well and the shrimp tostadas. The steak was tender and cooked perfectly to order, good drinks as well.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 21 May 2023 via mobile

Citrus have been my go to dining choice for many years. The staff treats you like family and the food never disappoints. Whether it’s dry season or rainy season, you’ll have a comfortable seat in the house. Fine dining right in the heart of the...jungle.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 30 April 2023

My husband John and I LOVED this restaurant. If we lived in Ojochal, I’d have to go once a week ;) My appetizer SALPICÓN DE PESCADO couldn’t have been more delicious, and John enjoyed his ATÚN BALSAMICO. Service and ambience were the added bonus!

Date of visit: April 2023
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I don't see why not. I don't think it will go out of business. They have been around for some time.
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I think it depends. It is probably a safe bet to try to make a reservation first. It was easy for me to.
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Now they are doing lunch!
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5