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Lemon Zest Restaurant

El Jardin Plaza, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2591
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (109 reviews)
“lobster” (79 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
El Jardin Plaza, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose Lemon Zest for our last evening in Jaco because of the good reviews on tripadvisor. We are so glad we did! Our server Ivan was really good. Welcoming, attentive, knowledgeable and he had a clear passion for the food at this restaurant. We...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Want to splurge a little while in Jaco? Try Lemon Zest and eat outside on the terrace so you can watch the night life while you enjoy. Food was top notch. A few variations with the descriptions on the menu-ie: they used yellow Curry when...More

Thank kjambro
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food was both beautiful and delicious!!! The service at Lemon Zest is just delightful!!! Every dish that was served to the four of us was amazing to the eye! The atmosphere was the best!

Thank HollyCHenry
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were in the mood for Italian but the restaurant was closed so we went upstairs to lemon zest. Four of us had food that I walked our senses and made us say ooh and aah. Wonderful.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Excellent place, delicious food!!! All the meals were delicious! Nice restaurant, i recommend this place if you will visit Jaco!

Thank isacrisba80
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

While in vacation in Costa Rica we were recommended this restaurant by a local, and this place is absolutely amazing. Definitely worth every penny if you really want a great meal and away from the rice and beans please check this restaurant out, 100% recommended...More

Thank Adriana V
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It's been a few years since I have eaten here .But in a good way nothing has changed .Still the best waiters .And the food is so Gourmet and delicious .Love the tuna ...And again the waiters were so spectacular and professional .I thought like...More

Thank carbone1336
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

What a great evening. Our waiter was very engaging, informative and enthusiastic! The meals were all amazing! I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the area!

Thank pkeough4
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Couldn’t put 5 stars as layout continues to be old looking and not really inviting you to stay there for ever But the passion of food and the excellence of the service, are always there Restaurant is still top of my list in Jaco The...More

Thank jjsmonaco
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Have been fans of the owners since their Splended Blended in Delray Beach, FL. The best duck dish in the world! Highly recommend Lennon Zest!

Thank Mike C
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2 February 2016|
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Response from Greg S | Reviewed this property |
I really enjoyed the restaurant and would gladly eat there again. I don't remember exactly what I ordered so unfortunately I can't help you there. If I stayed in my review that my order was "average" I think I misspoke... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Jardin Plaza, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4023, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 2591
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Located in the heart of Main street in Jaco, Costa Rica.
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