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30m NE of Bavaria Hotel, Ojochal, Costa Rica
50683041717
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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a resident of Ojochal, we have the good fortune to be able to dine at some very fine restaurants in the area. Citrus is simply one of the best. Our dinner was spectacular from the new tuna tartare to the mariscos in coconut and curry to the Shrimp Piri Piri (another new dish) - all was spot on. And... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our 10 day stay in Ojochal we dined at Citrus several times, and each experience was delightful and delicious. Chef/owner Marcella's menu is sophisticated and inventive - and the kitchen executed the dishes perfectly. There are several fine dining restaurants in Ojochal (this little seaside village is recognized as the culinary destination in CR), and we tried them all.... More 

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Costa Rica
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I visited Citrus restaurant just for having an snack or dessert, we found Citrus to be a very well attended restaurant, nice looking table areas and multilingual staff! We recommend this place for eating if your are close by, say Evita or Ojochal!

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Miami, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with great ambiance. The chef made a very fantastic dinner for us, very Mediterranean meal of fish. The service was excellent. Restaurant was a bit pricey, but over all very good.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along with a few other restaurants in Ojochal that are considered the countries finest, Citrus lands squarely within that ranking. The only reason I gave it a 4 star is intimacy. Due to the amount of seating and the design, it can be quite noisy. Other than that all was excellent.

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Thank Paul W
San Jose, Costa Rica
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Citrus Restaurant is on a gravel road (somewhat the norm in the southern CR coastal areas). We were a party of 10 and found the offerings well prepared and very tasty. There was a whole lot of informal plate sharings going on, so I got to sample a lot and was not once disappointed!

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Thank SJAnita
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first night we ate here it was amazing. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the service was excellent. I had the ribeye and it was expertly prepared. My love had the fish which he thought was delicious. The chocolate mousse was perfect. Our second night something changed. There was one waitress for the entire restaurant. She was great. Served... More 

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this restaurant was on point. The food, the atmosphere, and the staff were fabulous. We started off with two appetizers. The smoked salmon and the escargot. They were both delicious and we cleaned them off pretty quickly. Then we moved on to our main courses. My husband had the Asian tuna dish which he loved and I had... More 

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Thank Keriaworth
Ithaca, New York
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6 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was just a short drive or walk from Hotel Lookout and such a great surprise in the little town of Ojochal. Wonderful service and the food was amazaing!

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Thank Claire S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I live in New York City , work in the Hospitality Industry. I was very impressed with Citrus Restaurant, Food was so good, just a magical Location and so wonderful service. Your Dream come true in a one place , just esquicito and fine . Love it I definitely going back neck year love it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30m NE of Bavaria Hotel, Ojochal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: 50683041717

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?