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El Pelicano

$$ - $$$Latin, Seafood,
200 Metros sur de la puesta del sol | Playa Herradura, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2637 8910
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (40 reviews)
“sea bass” (38 reviews)
“clams” (15 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Metros sur de la puesta del sol | Playa Herradura, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to El Pelicano on our vacation tin Costa Rica. My wife ordered the Mahi Mahi that was cajun style. She doesn't like really spicy hot stuff but our waiter assured her that it wasn't. It was great. I ordered the...More

Thank sunlovingohioan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fresh fish dishes were quite good. It's a very casual setting- right across the road from the ocean. Service was good and the setting was nice.

Thank allen s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Valentine's day night. Beautiful sunset we made a reservation for a table up front. We both ordered the special of the night. Had the best tuna cervice ever and the meal was amazing as well really the only restaurant that we went...More

Thank laurel b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here after reading rave reviews. We left very disappointed and hungry. We had a 745pm reservation and one of the gentleman working there was running around like a chicken with its head chopped off, furiously wiping the sweat from his head with a rag...More

Thank LessWork M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good restaurant that is located ocean side and you can enjoy the surf while dinning. The food is wonderful and the service was very good. I have read reviews where this was a pricy restaurant, but I thought it was priced right for the...More

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here after a recommendation from a fishing boat captain, who said they cook your fresh catch for a reasonable price. He was right. Grilled our mahi and tuna to perfection with 3 different styles / sauces for $15/person. Place has a "towny" vibe, which...More

Thank JSitko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

short cab ride from marriott quaint area ,fun environment right on the beach, very good food decent pricing

Thank Jules5012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want cheap authentic Costa Rican cuisine. You won't do much better. I got a little tired of fish for every meal. They offered some choice that wasn't seafood and it didn't disappoint. Check it out.

Thank Mufcmatt21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great! Cooked our fish we caught that day Good atmosphere, open air Good drinks Across from beach Nice folks

Thank jaybirds711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about this restaurant. Gourmet food, at reasonable prices. Great view of the beach, and wonderful sunsets! The wait staff is super professional, attending to your every whim. Definitely a 5 star experience. If you're in the Los Suenos area,...More

Thank DavidJPrice
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
Best get a ride through your hotel or condo. If you park in front of the hotel then there goes your beach view. In the daytime it can be quite crowded with locals going to the beach.
Laraine S
12 December 2016|
Response from Héctor U | Property representative |
Hello Laraine, yes we are open for Christmas Day you can call to the restaurant at the number 26378910, also you can send us a email with the number of persons and the hour you want you reservation at. Also you can send... More
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Linda W
4 April 2016|
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Response from Jo0547 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We were there all winterbut now are home in the US. Love that dish as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Metros sur de la puesta del sol | Playa Herradura, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: +506 2637 8910
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