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The Osa Peninsula and the South Pacific Restaurants

Il Giardino a la Playa

  • Waterfront promenade Map It
  • Puerto Jiménez
  • Italian

Updated 04/24/2014

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Northern Italian cooking, in the form of tasty pastas and excellent salads, is alive and well at this popular garden restaurant. It sits on the waterfront, taking advantage of the views and fresh breezes off the gulf. Fresh fish and sushi round out the menu, as well as barbecued meats. Sadly, wood-oven pizzas are not the restaurant's forte, and service can be painfully slow. But sitting under a lime-green umbrella, enjoying the breeze and the view, isn't a hardship.

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Waterfront promenade, near the public dock, Puerto Jiménez, 60702, Costa Rica

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Updated 04/24/2014


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