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Marisqueria la Ostra

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Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican, Central American
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Quebrada de Ganado | calle Bohio 07, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just chanced on this place and were very happy. Extremely friendly service and interesting décor. Food was generous and view was fabulous. easy access to a beach across the street.

Thank jbradf
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were driving to Quepos when we by chance saw this restaurant just off the highway. Without any reviews, we chanced it and were extremely happy. Open air seating with a great ambiance and excellent food. We would return.

Thank BA F
Heredia, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We always stop at this restaurant when driving to Punta Leona. The staff is very friendly and service is prompt. The seafood dishes are always fresh and well tasting. Locate on main highway, great parking, great value, you wont be disappointed.

Thank kr19952017
Three Rivers
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch of ceviche on the recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed! Our servers were friendly & prompt with service. The open air restaurant is easily accessible from highway 34, just north of Jaco. We didn't sample any other menu items but will definitely stop there again when we are in the area.

Thank 2ForksInTheRoad
Saugerties, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We ate at this restaurant several times during our visit to Jaco. Their seafood dishes are delicious It is easy parking and we were able to bring a relative who needed her walker with no trouble at all. We had sea bass and shrimp, and ceviche. Their prices are moderate, service is excellent. Bathrooms are clean. Located right off the... More 

Thank patriot246
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317 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The restaurant is unpretentious, but serves very good seafood. Must try the whole red snapper... it is very tasty, as so many other dishes. Good service, good parking, good value for money!

Thank GabyML1301
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stopped in for a quick lunch and didn't have high expectations but this place turned out to be great! Food was yummy and our server was very friendly and helpful. Try the fresh mint lemonade!! One of the best meals we had during our stay!

Thank EZachary824
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Seafood restaurant off the side of the road. Looks clean. Smiling staff, and quick service. Parking right out front, but few spaces. We had salads which were delicious and of good size. Smoothie was watery, but they accommodated us in adding no sugar. A tourist place I'm sure, and therefor somewhat prizy. Free wifi that works well.

Thank Anne-Sofie L
San Jose
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Pricey restaurant with small to medium size dishes. Regular to good flavor Kind of noisy some times due to live music. Not sure about freshness but I´d to trust them.

Thank AxCvMr
Phoenix, Arizona
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very nice place. It was quite large and very busy. Pleasant staff and good service. The pricing was a little steep for this type of restaurant. My lunch was $35 and I had a piece of fish and 4 shrimp. I actually misread the menu or I would have never paid that price for the food I received. I don't... More 

Thank Bill P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quebrada de Ganado | calle Bohio 07, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

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