Quepos to Uvita restaurants

Top Choice International in Ojochal

Exotica

This phenomenal gourmet restaurant is worth planning your evening around. In a sultry, jungle ambience with orchids everywhere, the nouveau-French dishes each emphasize a breadth of ingredients brought together in m…
Top Choice Fusion in Ojochal

Azul

At this chic little restaurant inside El Castillo, with killer views of the Pacific coast, your tastebuds will be singing praises when you treat them to innovative, Tico-style potato skins, goat-cheese ravioli and e…
Top Choice Indonesian in Ojochal

Ylang-Ylang

The only Indonesian restaurant in Central America, this characterful expat-run place is immensely popular for the authentic, fiery flavors of its dishes (the owners grow their own Asian herbs). Dishes such as daging…
Top Choice Costa Rican in Uvita

Bar y Restaurante Los Laureles

Adorable family-run restaurant serving mainly Costa Rican and Tex-Mex cuisine, with innovative favorites such as avocado hummus and nacho patacones (fried green plantains cut in thin pieces), and staples like chicke…
Top Choice Spanish in Uvita

Sabor Español

Having had a successful run in Monteverde, charming Spanish couple Heri and Montse realized that they wanted to live by the ocean – to Uvita's good fortune. Thus, their sublime gazpacho, paella, tortilla española (S…
Top Choice Seafood in Matapalo

Langosta Feliz

Right across the Interamericana from the entrance to Matapalo village, this informal place serves some of the best seafood around. The lobster may or may not be happy, but diners certainly are, when presented with a…
Top Choice 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 like gallo pinto and huevos rancheros and (largely veggi…
Top Choice Thai in Dominical

Phat Noodle

Newish in town, this expat-owned Thai restaurant and bar serves up piping-hot bowls of rice and noodles, along with spicy margaritas, all from the inside of a converted school bus. Skilfully prepared menu items rang…
Costa Rican in Ojochal

Restaurante Terraba

This unassuming roadside eatery offers local cuisine with giant flavors at tiny prices (relative to the rest of Ojochal). How did this happen? Well, the kind owners picked up their kitchen skills in some of the area…
Cafe in Dominical

Café de Ensueños

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