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Pelican Hotel and Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 2778 8105
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 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!! Management on top of everything!! The menu has a variety of choices for everyone to enjoy. This is my second...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great appetizers and mojitoes. Friendly service and clean surroundings. Would go back again. Very pretty grounds with good food and ambience. Road is a little bumpy to get there but worth it!

Thank Minou4327
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Costa Rica for the first time and couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Great location, amazing food and the best of all is their managers Mike and Diana. We can't put into words how grateful we are for having you guys...More

Thank Jay79costa
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This place is a perfect place for a stop enroute to Manuel Antonio (approx 50 minutes away). We actually only stopped in because we needed a bathroom and wifi! Ended up ordering some tasty drinks and nachos. As for the town this is in, Esterellos...More

Thank sfryyz
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Ate here almost every day! Fantastic food, awesome beach vibe. Great margaritas and easy to run to the ocean for a dip. Can easily spend an entire afternoon or evening here. Owners and staff and all great!

Thank Jennie P
Reviewed 10 May 2018

By far the food on location was to die for, even their free breakfasts were legit but I always had the fish tacos for breakfast :) The pasta dishes were insanely delicious.

Thank mtcphotography
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We had lunch at the Pelican, the location is hard to beat simply because you have a Pacific Ocean view. The staff was very nice and yet could use some more training as to ensure they can excel in customer service. While the overall food...More

Thank Marc O
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Good selection of fish, seafood and vegetarian dishes. Efficient and friendly service. Good surroundings. Would recommend.

Thank miamyrtle
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week in a house down the beach from here. We visited here 4 times! All of the food was terrific, and the drinks too! The service was exceptional. They have a great spot on the beach with tables, lounge...More

Thank Melody S
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A quite quirky bar and restaurant that provides “classical pop” music. Great fun to be in! Good range of food overlooking a spectacular beach

Thank TrevorCrichton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View
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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