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Lemon Zest Restaurant

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El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2591
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was great and service was amazing! Ryan our server was perfect! We had tried graffiti and we were not as happy as lemon zest!

Thank Ashley M
Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 150 usd for the wife and I . Would give it a five but with price gave it a four. Server was not too friendly in our opinion if that was better it would have made our experience better.

Thank Donald W
Alexandria, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a group of 8, here for a fine dining Valentines Day dinner, based on Trip Advisor & other reviews....upstairs in bustling downtown Jaco, more of a casual atmosphere than we expected. Very, very loud, service was abysmally slow, food was mediocre, at best, pricey & overrated

Thank mariava51
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Took some fish we caught and the restaurant did an amazing job preparing the fish for dinner. Great atmosphere!

Thank Gary S
Dix Hills, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chicken Modena is fabulous! I've enjoyed the entire menu and everything is very good but the Chicken Modena is the best!

Thank sushilover47601
Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the lobster dish.....the service was great. This is one of the best restaurants in Jaco. Mid to upper price range but it is all more than worth it!

Thank td31659
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're trying to find dinner on a budget this is not your place. But if you're looking for a delicious dinner to treat yourself, try LemonZest. We met some other guests at our hotel who travel to Jaco annually and they recommended it to us for the Duck (one of the specials) and it was delicious, as was the... More 

Thank Rouge386
Elyria, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service was amazing but the server was a little loud when presenting food specials. He can tame it down a tad. Had a great time

Thank stefanie g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent restoran food is unbelievable but very expensive Very good service plus you can sit on terrace and smoke I loved

Thank Gennady M
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small upstairs restaurant and bar with porch seating as well. Great food, huge portions. Lobster special is out of this world.

Thank 138traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Central American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.

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