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Jardin marino

$$ - $$$Latin, Seafood,
Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0934
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
3 weeks ago
“Great food and great price”
20 Apr 2018
“Excellent food, great service”
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best meal I had over a long weekend in Samara, other than maybe Lo Que Hay. The pescado entero was really good.

Thank josephmQ6071WO
Reviewed April 20, 2018

The food is very good also the service. The prices are normal. 12000 colones for 2 dishes en 2 drinks

Thank DelheyeEllen
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Typical Costa Rican dishes but always fresh and yummy. Great whole fried red snapper. I had the Casado with fish. The best fish filet I had our entire 3 weeks. Crispy on both sides and moist in middle. Also they have great chifrijo (bowl of...More

Thank clilley935
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We came here for some authentic Costa Rican casadas and were not disappointed. The gallo pinto is fantastic, the grilled fish perfectly cooked, and everything was really reasonably priced. Make sure to stop here!

Thank keenesam
Reviewed December 18, 2017

We stop by and from the greeting you could see they have good service. The food was espectacular, to be honest I wasn't expecting it. We were a group of 9 people and even though they were fast enough to have everything ready. I recommend...More

Thank 941aba
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Ate at Marino several times and kept going back. Their 'typical' meal is excellent and the atmosphere and service are pleasant. Not a fancy restaurant just very well done. Right on the main street across from the Outback. Open air and welcoming.

Thank JohnC44
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Easy to find, right on the Main Street in Samara, Jardin Marino is a solid choice for typical Costa Rican fare. The ceviche mixto was good, although I don't love the inclusion of octopus. A bit on the expensive side for typical...but on par with...More

Thank 303Shan
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We just arrived here after sunset on New Years. The place we stay at only accept cash. We discovered both ATMs in town to be without money. The 1st restaurant we went to (because of the reviews on TA) was closed. So were our 2nd...More

Thank JLotz
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This place was pretty budget friendly compared to other places near the beach. The food was great! The staff was friendly!

Thank DayTrip313140
Reviewed August 6, 2016

This sister -brother operation offers very tasty local offerings our family had three different casados and a a shrimp/rice dish. All were delicious. Very reasonably priced.

Thank garkar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0934
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