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Pesqueria da Limonta

Avenida 6 and Calle 5, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2430 3572
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Avenida 6 and Calle 5, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place and ambient, the octopus is delicious, brownies look amazing, consider that you need to park on the street

Thank Steve Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered the grilled octopus and the specialty octopus. Both entrees were wonderful! If octopus is not to your liking they have a full seafood menu. Did not have the opportunity to try the desserts, but by looking at them it might be a reason to...More

Thank flsurfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was a great find in central Alajuela. Although parking is limited (there are only 3 spaces for the entire restaurant), plenty of street parking is to be found - but you may have to deal with the "watch men" who demand some small...More

Thank Belastingdienst3
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

May show it's open on maps, but call ahead. They may respond with an excuse that there were strikes around the area that day. Bad excuse. I've had a home in CR for 21 years just unreliable, unfortunately. I know the general area and thought...More

Thank gcaus14
Reviewed 3 September 2018

When our taxi dropped us off, I had my doubts. There was nothing else open nearby and it took us a minute to figure out how to get in (we had to go around the corner). But the service was amazing and the food was...More

Thank grillin_girl
Saullim, Propietario at Pesqueria da Limonta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Never judge a book by its cover.... It is always a pleasure to ear good things about our restaurant; I keep saying that is the result of good, hard work, having a motivated team, doing a great Job everyday, with lots of dedication to details....More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

It is an amazing place, the atmosphere is very comfy, you can come with friends, family or couple. The service is incredible, but the food is awesome! You have to taste it! Delicious

Thank Dayana C
Saullim, Propietario at Pesqueria da Limonta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a nice review like this one. It always a pleasure to read positive things. I think that both; the service and the food need to be equally delightful. Thanks again.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant provided one of the best dining experiences we had our entire trip to CR. From the greeting, the service and the food it was excellent! We had the Thai tuna, shrimp parmesan gratin, Nonna special fish and the mussels and all were amazing,...More

Thank pohljm
Saullim, Propietario at Pesqueria da Limonta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Nice convincing review. If I ware a costumer and read your review I’ll visit the place for sure; so thank you for that, flawless description. There no mucho to add here more than tanking you again for taking the time to do it. Hope To...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We loved lunch here. Everything fresh and very original combinations. The tuna tartar was very tasty and also the sea bass with garlic butter. As starter we had the tuna and octopus carpaccio which was just delicious!!

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the place with family- food is great and terrace set up is very nice. We followed TA’s recommendation and we did the right thing. Owner greets you warmly on arrival and keeps an eye on service that is very nice.

Thank Israel Q
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

They have an amazing menu! Love this place, i usually eat a few times a week here when i am in Costa Rica! The staff is great and the chef can make any dish you will like!

Thank Saavhil
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18 June 2018|
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Response from Saullim | Property representative |
Yes we do.
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8 March 2018|
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Response from Saullim | Property representative |
Buenas noches. Para nosotros sería un honor; solo tome en cuenta que la reapertura será el día 13 marzo y el día 15 es el día de la inauguración y únicamente ese día no se podrá reservar. Estoy a la orden.
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15 February 2018|
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Response from cranker77 | Reviewed this property |
It was “outstanding!!” The salmon bruschetta was definitely one of favorite’s. Highly recommended!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 6 and Calle 5, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica (Formerly Pesqueria Qlity Fish)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2430 3572
  • E-mail
Our filosophy is based on fresh, good and clean preparations made right in front of your eyes. We do the traditional italian cusine merged with some oriental and costarrican tenedencies. We own our recepies, since we created them all, we strive to keep it natural and simple; confidents on the quality and freshnes of our ingredients. Basically we cook with love, thats our secret.
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