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El Márquez

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El Márquez Review

Seafood is an unexpected treat up here in the mountains, and it's fresh: the owner gets shipments from Puntarenas several times a week. The place is nothing fancy—expect wooden tables and chairs, with nautical decor and lots of local flavor—but when area residents want a special meal, this is where they come. Portions are big, but prices aren't. You could have trouble finishing the generous mixed seafood platter with shrimp, crab, and octopus in a white-wine sauce, or the jumbo shrimp with a sauce of mushrooms and hearts of palm. The seafood soup and fish kabobs are smaller portions, allowing you to save room for the coconut flan.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Next to Suárez veterinary clinic, Santa Elena, 60109
  • Phone: /2645–5918
  • Location: Monteverde and Santa Elena

    Restaurant Details

  • No lunch Sun. Closed daily between 3 and 5:30.
Updated: 04-14-2014

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    Fine food - pleasant

    Tasty fish dinners, plus pleasant & informal atmosphere. Food travels from basement kitchen via dumbwaiter. Busy! Fun!

    by stembrij, 4/10/08

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