Top Choice Fusion in Dominical

¿Por Qué No?

Blackberry-and-cream-cheese-stuffed French toast, anyone? (Served with real maple syrup – this Canadian-run establishment doesn't mess around.) It's worth making a reservation for lunch or dinner – the creative, wel…
Vegetarian in Dominical


This mellow, reggae-spouting 'natural restaurant' hits a lovely high note in Dominical. It serves mostly vegetarian and vegan dishes that span the globe, from falafel and burritos to Thai curries, with pescatarian-f…
Costa Rican in Dominical

Soda Nanyoa

In a town that caters to gringo appetites with inflated price tags, Nanyoa is a gratifying find: an authentic, moderately priced, better-than-most Costa Rican soda. The big pinto breakfasts and fresh-squeezed juice …
Cafe in Dominical

Cafe Mono Congo

Perch on a swing at the bar or at a riverside table to enjoy the best espresso in town, hands down. This open-air cafe also dishes up tasty, simple breakfasts and (largely veggie) lunches, using organic local produc…
Cafe in Dominical

Café de Ensueños

Run by a lovely Tico family, this local cafe is tucked away at the end of the southern spur road. Organic coffee drinks, fresh juices and hearty breakfasts are all served alfresco under a covered terrace – an excell…
Seafood in Dominical

El Pescado Loco

This little outdoor shack has only seven menu items, but when it comes to fish and shrimp tacos with chipotle sauce and chunky guacamole, it's totally nailed the flavors. Your quest to find the perfect fish taco may…
Tacos in Dominical

Del Mar Taco Shop

On the approach to the beach, an American expat cooks up some of the Pacific coast's best tacos in this casual surfer hangout. We prefer the fish tacos to the shrimp, which are overwhelmed a little by the batter. Ch…
American in Dominical


Dominating the main drag, Patron's is where you come for a game of billiards, Caesar salad and surf and turf, live jazz some evenings and a solid gringo crowd.
Sushi in Dominical

Dominical Sushi

In an open-air setting overlooking the River Barú, this beachfront sushi place takes advantage of the fresh tuna and other fish caught daily in Dominical. We're big fans of their tuna sashimi and unagi and rainbow r…