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En el Hotel Balcon del Mar, Jaco, Costa Rica | contigua al la Delegación Fuerza Pública, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Park City, Utah
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We are a group of 6 that regularly eat seafood and fish and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the snook we ordered. Had it grilled, garlic butter and fried and all were great. The margaritas were delicious with plenty of tequila. Good service and a friendly waiter.

Thank PCflyfisher
london ontario
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

It's a ways out of town and we had very mixed views. The tuna was the only thing that was very tasty, although the battered shrimp was alright. Better restaurants right in Jaco. Not worth the drive unless you are staying around Tarcoles.

Thank sophielondonontario
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78 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stopped at this restaurant because it offered a beautiful view of the Pacific while we ate. We were all pleasantly surprised by the quality of the seafood. My son and I ordered the tuna steaks as recommended by the waiter and were not disappointed. My other son had the Snapper and my husband had the Sea Bass. All were... More 

Thank Beverly R
Surprise, Arizona
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We stopped here two times, both meals were great. Diego and Daniel, (cousins) were our waiters and they took great care of us. There were four of us and all of our meals were superb. The price was right in line for the quantity and quality of the food. When we are in this area again we will have a... More 

Thank troyfox
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We had a nice meal after a private boat ride in tarcoles and Santiago was a great boat driver . The food was great and we had a great walk on the beach.

Thank 333darrelp
Thunder Bay, Canada
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

If your looking for a condo with lots of elbow room this would be a great place. Facilities are clean, big bathrooms, rooms, kitchen, 2 patios were very big. Maid service each day was good as well. Some appliances didn't work. Dishwasher and blender, they replaced blender, second one didn't work either. View was pretty good, somewhat obstructed by casino.... More 

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Enumclaw, Washington
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284 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We stopped here for lunch as part of our tour and found it was quite delicious! It was very busy, but since our tour operator called ahead, we had no problems or wait to sit and get our food. My meal was fresh fish with rice and beans and it was delicious! My husband had pork with rice and beans... More 

Thank Nancy W
Benidorm, Spain
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

Terrible... The food,, the coctails, the service and totally overpriced. I so regret going there. My tenderloin was over cooked, service was very Slow and the coctails were lacking ice.

Thank gbbergmann

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: En el Hotel Balcon del Mar, Jaco, Costa Rica | contigua al la Delegación Fuerza Pública, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
Esta en el Hotel Balcón del Mar

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