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Pacifico Azul

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
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| Playa Guiones - Hotel Gilded Iguana, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 5456
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We ate here on our last night in Costa Rica because I had read that Pacifico Azul had some of the freshest fish in the Playa Guiones area. The seafood dishes and service were great. We were slightly disappointed in the chicken casado plate, as the chicken just did not seem that fresh. All in all, I would definitely go... More 

Thank sara_kay_w
Madison, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Bad service. Was pretty much ignored on a day where there were less than 5 patrons in the whole place. Very basic food. Can't Expensive. Lousy drinks. Need I say more?

Thank GreenerPastures2016
Fairfield, Connecticut
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had two excellent lunches here. Some of the best calamari I have tasted in some time. Burgers were great as were the fresh fish selections. Great service and cold beer. What else do you need?

Thank surfgilg0
Breezy Point, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We go every year and the people are nice and it has been safe there. Right by the beach! The food is good and the pool is wonderful on a hot day. The hammocks are a great place to relax and read a book in the shade. Nice staff!

Thank soulsurf57
Easthampton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Are there many times during the week I stayed there. The fresh tuna was outstanding. In fact all If there seafood was perfectly prepared and tasty. One of my favorite places to eat in the area

Thank sunsurfgirl
Arlington, Virginia
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251 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

In our first visit to Nosara, we loved the Gilded Iguana. It was the first place we stumbled into, and we had a couple of great meals there. It's something we talked about and looked forward to in our return trip. When we arrived this time, we learned that the owners of the Iguana have leased the restaurant out; it... More 

Thank Scott B
Nosara, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We enjoy the tuna tar tar very much. It's a meal for one and add a salad and share it if you're on a budget. They have delicious specials too. Price is typical for Nosara. Generally we spend $75+ for dinner for two with a margarita

Thank SurfartistCR
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Our party of 5 arrived late on Sat,tired and famished from 18.5 hours of travel with just snacks along the way. We were very happy with the food here, and returned the next night. The first night we ordered a variety of entrees but the next night we all went for the steaks, and were not disappointed! The live music... More 

Thank Wings1047
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable dinner ambience, similar to sitting in your backyard with friends. Great friendly service. Quite good food but not standout for me. Tuna tartar was generous and I would order again. Seafood pasta hit the spot if you're in the mood for a light cream sauce. The Casado protein portion was disappointing here and average overall. Fish sandwich was... More 

Thank Andrew L
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Tuesday night is live music night and it did not disappoint. The tuna tartare and dorado with avocado sauce was fantastic. Best fish in Nosara. Service was very good even though the house was full.

Thank Carole L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Playa Guiones - Hotel Gilded Iguana, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 5456

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?