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Pelican Hotel and Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 2778 8105
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good, staff was attentive, and the bar was stocked with most of what you might want to drink.

Thank jprattwilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked on the beach to Pelican to have a drink. They had craft beer on draft. I had my only pina coloda of the trip. Hey if you're at the beach, you gotta have atleast one umbrella drink. The drink was made fresh right...More

Thank Mona H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Esterillos Este this is the place to be. The general managers Mikey and Diana made sure that everyone at our party felt welcome and in good hands. The food was much better than the other more expensive hotel in the area....More

Thank garyd012017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had several meals and parties at this location and it was always great! Good food! Great drinks! Fun and relaxed people and atmosphere!

Thank Marie-C56
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We eat regularly at the Pelícano. It's friendly, comfortable, and has delicious food. Favorites are the Tex Mex Burger, the chicken fetecini alfredo, veggie nachos, and the yucca fries. Family friendly, but is more of a local bar hang out later in the evening. We...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We only went to this hotel for lunch because we were told great things and they were all true! The restaurant is outdoors, close to the beach, it was very full when we were there even though its pretty small. Really delicious and healthy food,...More

Thank tinaregis119
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The Pelican Hotel Bar Restaurante is right on the beach. Kitchen of the Hotel Pelican runs on solar power, which caught my eye. Two swimming pools and more than 10 rooms it is a nice quiet place to stay.Some weekends they have live entertainment. Located...More

Thank Guy T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stayed two nights and I wished we could stay longer. If you are looking for a hotel with clean updated rooms, a/c, hot water and pool that is right on the beach with a fantastic restaurant and bar that has a comfortable, welcoming feel...More

Thank CEC131
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Pelican is a great place to relax beachside with a meal and a cold drink with friends. The crowd in always lively. The menu is diverse and offers good food at mid-level prices. You can't lose with the burgers! On the weekends, you're likely...More

Thank RoxxieJ
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Have the best time right on the beach with terrific food, ambiance, peeps and music. International,good bar, ocean breeze, hammocks, and awesome manager team Mikey and Diana. Breakfast and lunch menu is great price and served all day! Be there for sunset!!

Thank heresmynews2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Esterillos Este
  • Phone Number: +506 2778 8105
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