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30m NE of Bavaria Hotel, Ojochal, Costa Rica
50683041717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At first glance, this cute bungalow of a place welcomes the traveler with soothing, white décor and party lights surrounded by tropical vegetation and soft music. The staff is warm and welcoming and the menu offerings exciting. I had the Sea Bass, which was lovely, but the surprise treat for me was the Crème Brulee with basil and orange. So... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nathan was great witer - attentive and considerate. We had to return 2 of the 3!desserts, and he handled it with grace. Dinner was delish, and the chocolate mousse was also delish. .Choco Choco cake was very dry and we returned it . Atmosphere was very warm and happy

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Thank Anne-GreenEyes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you ask for the Filet Mingnon!!! And the Caipirinhas is also really good. We've been helped by this lovely girl who told us all about her adventures in costa rica and how is to live there. The place is beautiful! If i ever had a restaurant I wish it was just like that.

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Thank Juliana J
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

As a resident of Ojochal, we have the good fortune to be able to dine at some very fine restaurants in the area. Citrus is simply one of the best. Our dinner was spectacular from the new tuna tartare to the mariscos in coconut and curry to the Shrimp Piri Piri (another new dish) - all was spot on. And... More 

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Thank dhlc416
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

During our 10 day stay in Ojochal we dined at Citrus several times, and each experience was delightful and delicious. Chef/owner Marcella's menu is sophisticated and inventive - and the kitchen executed the dishes perfectly. There are several fine dining restaurants in Ojochal (this little seaside village is recognized as the culinary destination in CR), and we tried them all.... More 

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Thank Charlie W
Costa Rica
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

My family and I visited Citrus restaurant just for having an snack or dessert, we found Citrus to be a very well attended restaurant, nice looking table areas and multilingual staff! We recommend this place for eating if your are close by, say Evita or Ojochal!

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Miami, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with great ambiance. The chef made a very fantastic dinner for us, very Mediterranean meal of fish. The service was excellent. Restaurant was a bit pricey, but over all very good.

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Thank Ceaa D
Traverse City, Michigan
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Along with a few other restaurants in Ojochal that are considered the countries finest, Citrus lands squarely within that ranking. The only reason I gave it a 4 star is intimacy. Due to the amount of seating and the design, it can be quite noisy. Other than that all was excellent.

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Thank Paul W
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Citrus Restaurant is on a gravel road (somewhat the norm in the southern CR coastal areas). We were a party of 10 and found the offerings well prepared and very tasty. There was a whole lot of informal plate sharings going on, so I got to sample a lot and was not once disappointed!

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Thank SJAnita
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The first night we ate here it was amazing. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the service was excellent. I had the ribeye and it was expertly prepared. My love had the fish which he thought was delicious. The chocolate mousse was perfect. Our second night something changed. There was one waitress for the entire restaurant. She was great. Served... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30m NE of Bavaria Hotel, Ojochal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: 50683041717

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