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At the Copacabana Hotel & Suites, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious with speciL menus every night, you can be in Asia one night and Italy the next one. Large menu with different choices for everybody, delicious BBQ burger, whole red snapper, sushi, BBQ seafood, you can't ask for more. Love it!!

Thank solmiami
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner , BBQ night, really good ribeye cooked perfect, baked potato, BBQ lobster & octopus, pork ribs, short ribs, everything delicious !!! Can't wait to be back!

Thank PamJaco
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254 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

Best tuna, beef, seafood ever. Great fruits. All fresh prepared. Staff very nice. You can seat inside or outside and feed iguanas as well.

Thank BeaBi
Los Angeles, Chile
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

We try everything on the menu and my boyfriend and me say, Congratulations to the cookers, from the teriyaki fish sandwich to the seared tuna I had, everything was delicious, ooohhh the breakfast too

Thank Becky C
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2013

On the beach, The food is 5 stars !!! give it a try We had from Asian food to Hawaiian food, Seafood amazing, parmesan scallops, mussel, octopus lobsters, The BBQ is excellent!

Thank AnjandBunny W
San Juan del sur
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

Amazing Food! everything in the menu was delicous.. from asian, to italian, to seafood and lots of alternative!!!

Thank Judy n
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

This place is a hidden gem..... The food here is the best in Jaco. The price is great too. Right on the beach. There is a different theme to the food every night and, of course, there is the standard menu. On Sunday evening there is a Reggae Band on the beach, you can watch the sunset and have some... More 

Thank PoddyPie
new york
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2010

I had dinner with my husband at the Ocean Waves restaurant and i just can say it was a very nice evening, my husband told the waiter that we were celebrating our anniversary, so they prepared the table with candles and play romantic music for us, it was so kind from them! the food was delicious we ate lobster and... More 

Thank princess065
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2010

“Good home-style cooking” sums up the repertoire at the Ocean Waves Restaurant at the Copacabana Hotel. While I was at the hotel I had breakfast there most days, and alternated some lunches and dinners. Portions are large and presentation is good, but what has you coming back is the extensive menu that’s sure to please most everyone’s pallet. I had... More 

1 Thank RanchTechDude
Jaco, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2008

Ocean Waves is the name of the Copacabana Hotel Restaurant. Is a perfect place to go Eat, Drink and Relax the restaurant is beach front with a large wood deck. This is what my husband and me had for dinner the other night, Appetizer, Parmesan Scallops and Octopus in Black Olive Sauce. Entree, Macho -Mahi Mahi, is Mahi Mahi Filet... More 

1 Thank Katia A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Japanese, Asian
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At the Copacabana Hotel & Suites, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: 705-812-0621

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