Restaurants

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…
Top Choice Fusion in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Kapi Kapi Restaurant

While there is some stiff competition for the title of best restaurant in the area, this Californian creation certainly raises the bar. The menu at Kapi Kapi (a traditional greeting of the indigenous Maleku) spans t…
Top Choice Fusion in Jacó

Lemon Zest

Chef Richard Lemon (a former instructor at Le Cordon Bleu Miami) wins many accolades for one of Jacó's swishest and imaginative menus. The roster of upscale standards – Caribbean-style jerk pork chop, red-quinoa-cru…
Top Choice Fusion in Ojochal

Azul

At this chic little restaurant inside El Castillo, with killer views of the Pacific coast, your taste buds will be singing your praises when you treat them to superb spicy gazpacho, goat's cheese ravioli and expertl…
Top Choice Fusion in Jacó

Side Street Bistro

Ever since it opened, this little bistro has won over local and visiting fans with fresh, creative sandwiches such as the BBQ-pulled-pork sloppy joe, coffee-and-cacao-rubbed tenderloin and the reuben and the shrimp …
Top Choice Fusion in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

El Patio de Café Milagro

This is a fine stop for fancy coffee drinks, and even better for decadent breakfasts (banana pancakes with macadamia nuts), sandwiches (mango mahimahi wrap) and sophisticated interpretations of Tico fare for dinner …
Top Choice Fusion in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Lush Tapas & Lounge

On the 2nd floor of Plaza Vista II, the tables and chairs of this new tapas bar face the sunset and there are few better places to be at that time of day, cocktail in hand. There's a succinct tapas menu to complemen…
Top Choice Fusion in Ojochal

Ballena Bistro

The main attraction of multi-use, barn-like Goathouse 169, this bistro offers welcome, diverse fodder for your belly and your Instagram feed. Feast on the likes of garlic hummus, chèvre-orange salad, pulled-pork bur…
Top Choice Fusion in Quepos

Z Gastrobar

Bright, open to the breeze from all sides and with colorful cushions strewn on its comfy couches, this is a terrific spot for lingering with a coffee and dessert, or over a lunch of dorado ceviche in coconut milk or…
Fusion in Playas Avellanas & Negra

Villa Deevena

Foodies drive from all over Guanacaste to sample the fare at this hidden gem. It's worth the search for this otherworldly restaurant, which is the brainchild of chef de cuisine Patrick Jamon. Start off with a fresh-…