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Calle Perezoso | Ojochal de Osa, Puntarenas, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5543
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11:00 - 22:00
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Barrie, Ont
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to an event last evening at Azul and the new chef pulled out all the stops for the dinner. From the appetizers to the dessert (5 courses in all), everything was so delicious. So much flavour. The presentation of each dish was beautiful. The service was great - entertainment wonderful. The only downside - I wish I could... More 

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Thank Doodles99
Uvita, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit Azul at El Castillo on every trip to Costa Rica. Every dish is incredibly tasty all made with the freshest ingredients. Sushi night is awesome too. And the views are an added bonus. We highly recommend Azul!

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Denver, Colorado
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by Azul for lunch after reading the reviews on TA. We were shown to a nice table by the infinity pool that opened up into an amazing view of the ocean and surrounding area. The server was very helpful and attentive. However, it seemed the entire interior and bar area was under construction. At times, it was almost... More 

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Thank Mirth60
Redington Shores, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience in dining drinking and viewing sunsets. A must be to see!! Staff extremely helpful knowledgeable in all aspects. Classy and casual

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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at this Restaurant during the first week of November. My Wife and I were amazed by the view from patio. I recommend you get there early so you can take advantage of the ocean and river scenery. The food was fantastic and our server Dariel was very courteous. Azul is a fabulous location and is a great... More 

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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scott is the perfect host and Azul has the best sunset I've ever experienced! Drinks and tapas or sushi as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean is as good as it gets, and Azul does it better than anybody! Fresh fish, cold mojitos, and homemade desserts in the open air...yes, yes, yes!

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Thank dangstadt23
Ojochal, Costa Rica
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful place, especially for watching sunsets. Food is ok nothing really special and its on the expensive side, but it has one of the best views in all of the southern Pacific side of Costa Rica.

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Thank Overton P
Stuart, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Awesome food, the view is incredible, people are awesome. Rooms are absolutely amazing! Would do again!

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San Carlos, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

WOW! We came here on a recommendation and the food was amazing! I ordered the Moroccan Chicken and had to restrain myself from licking the plate at the end. LOL! Looking at the presentation, you could tell the chef is passionate about his creations. The chef even came out to personally ask how we liked our meal. For dessert we... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have come here many times and have never been disappointed. The views are spectacular and can't be beat! Food is delicious, drinks are cold and service is excellent. El Castillo and Azul has recently been remodelled and is absolutely stunning! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Perezoso | Ojochal de Osa, Puntarenas, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2786 5543
Description
Azul Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar, located in the El Castillo Hotel, offers an elegant setting with legendary ocean views and the most extensive fine wine selection in the area. Our on-site chef prepares dishes with the finest and freshest local ingredients. All are welcome - stop in for drinks or a memorable dining experience. Lunch at your leisure with delicious wraps, salads, and our popular fresh catch fish tacos. Wraps and tacos are served with a salad or hand-cut French fries. Azul transforms for your evening dining experience as you enjoy an incredible sunset. Popular starters include hummus served with our house made pita bread and calamari served with our house made tartar sauce. As a second course, our tomato basil soup or seafood soup complement meals. Entrées include souvlakis with our addictive tzatziki sauce, homemade pasta, grilled fish, and our mariscada Mediterranea, which is a fresh seafood platter, including mussels, clams, calamari, and shrimp. Many diners anticipate our entrée specials and delectable desserts.

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