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Los Almendros Restaurant Esterillos Oeste

| 50m West of Soccer Field, Esterillos Oeste 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2778 7322
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish” (36 reviews)
“pad thai” (33 reviews)
“rice” (24 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
Asian, Caribbean, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 50m West of Soccer Field, Esterillos Oeste 61101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this place!!! Food is fantastic great portions! Service is a 10! Clean bathrooms which means clean kitchen!! Staff is super friendly and very attentive and the owner Karen is so nice!! The menu has a variety of choices for everyone to enjoy. This is...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here twice this week and both meal we're delicious. First time I had sea bass special of the day, second time was fish tacos. Both were fabulous. They have seafood specials daily. Also, Thai and Caribbean style dishes. This is one of my...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Amazing spot the locals hang out at. Great dishes, We've been there a dozen times or more. Lots of options, fresh seafood.

1  Thank Ecurb57
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This tiny, cosy restaurant is located in Esterillos Oeste (very close to the beach) on the way to Quepos, about 10 minutes of the highway. Great service, but the food out of the ordinary! I highly recommend the Atun Poke!

1  Thank silvanacappella
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Ate there many times while staying at Surf Costa. Incredible cuisine and cocktails!!! Try The Hibiscus draft Beer and margaritas!! Yummy!!

1  Thank alliehall0306
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We spent 3 nights in Esterillos Oeste and came here every night. The service is incredibly efficient and helpful, craft beer choice is exceptional, food variety is excellent with a mix of Caribbean , tipico, sushi, ... just about everything, all brilliantly done.They have 360...More

1  Thank ninthtoe
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We arrived late our first evening and our host called them and asked them to keep the kitchen open for us. The restaurant is very charming, the staff very knowledgeable and efficient and the food itself while not pretentious was excellent. You can tell the...More

1  Thank Marc O
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We have already visited twice in 4 days and are extremely satisfied. The Red curry has secret spices that are out of this world and will put any other curry you have to shame. Be sure to come on a Wednesday and try their sushi...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Great choice, Asian, Caribbean and Mexican. Craft beer and cocktails. Service friendly and fast and accommodates large tables. Would recommend.

1  Thank miamyrtle
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We ate here on two occasions during our stay in Costa Rica and both times had their fish and chips which were fresh and delicious. The menu has many Asian and Carribbean dishes that looked very good. The margaritas were great and we found the...More

Thank puestadelsol92
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Erin C
9 February 2018|
Response from KarenLosAlmendros | Property representative |
Hi Erin, We're glad you liked it! It's called "Tumba Calzones" as is brewed by local brewery "Treintycinco"! and yes it is delicious!
Erin C
9 February 2018|
Response from KarenLosAlmendros | Property representative |
Hi Erin, We're glad you liked it! It's called "Tumba Calzones" as is brewed by local brewery "Treintycinco"! and yes it is delicious!
Jocelyn F
16 October 2016|
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Response from KarenLosAlmendros | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately we are closed for vacations until Nov. 1st! Here are the directions in case you are still here then: drive north on the Coastal highway until you see the first sign for Esterillos Oeste, take that left... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 50m West of Soccer Field, Esterillos Oeste 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Esterillos Oeste
  • Phone Number: +506 2778 7322
  • E-mail
Since we opened over ten years ago, Los Almendros Restaurant has been rated the Number 1 restaurant in Esterillos! We are in the top 10 of over 800 restaurants in the entire province of Puntarenas! We are committed to food sustainability and we use only fresh, local ingredients to create world fusion flavors. Our menu has an eclectic and unique selection of Caribbean, Asian and local dishes. Our dishes are accompanied with green seasonal salads and seasonal fresh sauteed veggies as well as our famous Caribbean Rice ‘en Beans which is cooked with homemade organic coconut milk. Our bar is beautiful with an excellent wine selection as well as unique house-crafted cocktails and craft beer on Tap!! We are located in the heart of Esterillos Oeste, three doors west of the soccer field on the road between Super Sol and the Soccer Field. We are open from 4 pm - 10 pm and are closed on Sundays. We accept all major credit cards as well as cash in US Dollars or local currency (Colones).
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