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La Princesa Marina

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Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, South American
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Costado norte de la Iglesia de Barrio San Jose, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:25
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a magnificent spot for dinner. Go 1 hr before sunset and have a leisurely dinner as you watch the sunset. Exquisite entertainment, relaxing, excellent food and one of the prettiest marinas in the world.

Thank Jorge P
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great Place I Go To After Church AT Int. Baptist Church Santa Ana!!!...Will And Still (EAT)ING THERE!!!...Yum Yum!!!..PROVERBS 3:5-10

Thank Sparkstr
Wallowa, Oregon, United States
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We followed the advice of our hotel owner and weren't disappointed. I had a hearts of palm salad and he some deep fried seafood, with watermelon smoothies. Wanted to try desserts but was too stuffed, after. A man was watching the cars parked in front, for tips which I had not seen before.

Thank Kathleen H
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. The food was good. We had lobster and hearts of palm salad and topped the meal off with Tres Leches. It was a good thing we had it here because we didn't get it anywhere else even though it is typical of Costa Rica. The price was extremely reasonable. The staff friendly.

Thank jupiterem
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was good, not great. Service was exceptional. Staff was very attentive. Priced a bit high. Spacious, neat and clean.

Thank Beverley W
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

maybe the best shrimp in Costa Rica, we have never had a seafood soup or the shrimp as in the La Princesa Marina, great service too

Thank Paul C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Administration here is very different than the one is Sabana, service was sort of ok but too noisy & the ceviche is half the size than the one in Sabana

Thank Tica1956
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435 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Several years have passed since my last visit to this restaurant. I ordered the jumbo shrimp plate with mashed potatoes and salad. Had a beer then remember a good blackberry drink and ordered one to go. Still good quality shrimp and tasty. I did send the plate because I like my food very hot and the plate was luke warm.... More 

Thank BigDogPanama
Denver, Colorado
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We went here to celebrate my birthday and it did not disappoint! All of the food was excellent. Our server, Daniel, was polite and courteous without hovering. We got a special price on a bottle of wine for my birthday. The cream of shrimp soup was amazing!! My husband had a shrimp cocktail which was excellent and came with a... More 

Thank MrsCarolineH
Grecia, Costa Rica
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We took the bus from Grecia and got off right at the intersection where La Princesa Marina is located. Our waiter, Daniel, was very attentive and helpful while we perused the huge menu (it's much bigger than what they have on their website). I told him we were there to celebrate my wife's birthday and we got a special deal... More 

Thank Wayne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:25
11:00 - 22:25
11:00 - 22:25
11:00 - 22:25
11:00 - 22:25
11:00 - 22:25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado norte de la Iglesia de Barrio San Jose, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: 24337117
This is for the ALAJUELA location.

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