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Restaurante Azul Pool Grill

Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2681 2000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (26 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The Azul pool grill sits next to the gigantic and gorgeous swimming pool at the JW Marriott in Hacienda Pinilla 15 minutes from Tamarindo. We’ve been pleasantly surprised with each entrée we picked it this week. The food has always been good but lately the...More

Thank vic c
Reviewed June 16, 2018

All servers provide phenomenal customer service! The drinks are delicious and food very good. Will customize anything for dietary purposes or children.

Thank 7shenderson
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We enjoyed every meal and becerage ordered here. The staff was great, the view was great .. eveything was great!

Thank ZeroEmissionBob
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Dined here for dinner - different menu from lunch. Was looking forward to a burger but got osso bucco rigatoni instead. It was delicious! Other dishes (mushroom risotto and chicken stuffed with prosciutto) were also good. On the pricier side though as it is at...More

Thank CTMomofTwins
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This restaurant is good for drinks and enjoying the ocean views. The drinks are overpriced and watered down for sure, but the atmosphere is nice. Service is decent (not very quick, but nice). Prices are high for food as well, which is expected at a...More

Thank kisoffbaby
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We ate here on our first night and really enjoyed the dinner. It's basic Italian food, but was prepared deliciously. Try to reserve this two nights in advance for near the sunset.

1  Thank RamblinManfromGA
Reviewed April 8, 2018

The cocktails were very inventive and unique, though a bit expensive. The service was wonderful, especially Adolfo

Thank Ruralesq
Reviewed March 26, 2018

I know better than to order food from a menu without re-reading what I plan to order. Traveling is tiring, so you see things that aren't there, you order poorly and then try and argue with the waiter who doesn't understand what the heck you...More

1  Thank Marc P
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Absolutely loved eating the ceviche by the pool! It was fresh, delicious and the perfect lunch on a hot afternoon. The service was amazing too! Food and drinks arrived at a slow pace - but not that you noticed. Ice came without even asking, keeping...More

1  Thank deboraho502
Reviewed March 23, 2018

the food was wonderful! The staff was great! We never had an empty glass! I had the quesadilla, others had the ceviche which looked incredible! The restaurant runs right alongside the pool, which is crystal blue. the seating is all outdoors and has wonderful views...More

Thank B E
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February 3, 2018|
Response from Harry E | Reviewed this property |
In general, a good budgeting number would be to expect to pay $20-$30 (USD) per person per meal (breakfast/lunch) and slightly more for supper at the steakhouse or the seafood place down the beach. Of course, your mileage... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +506 2681 2000
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