The Osa Peninsula and the South Pacific Restaurants

Pizzeria El Jardín Tortuga

  • Ojochal, past supermarket, left on bridge and 1st right Map It
  • Ballena Marine National Park
  • Pizza

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Pizza is the claim to fame here, baked in a wood-fired clay oven, and served in a casual garden patio and a cool upstairs rancho. The German pizza baker can make only six individual pizzas at a time, but it's worth the wait for thin-crust pies heaped with toppings. The menu also includes shrimp, lobster, and paella. For something a little different, try the German-style pork in beer sauce or a French meat fondue. While you wait for your meal, you can enjoy the birds flitting in the garden by day, or in the evening have a drink in the bar, which is popular with locals. Sundays there's brunch starting at 10 am.

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Ojochal, past supermarket, left on bridge and 1st right, Ballena Marine National Park, 60504, Costa Rica

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  • Closed Mon.–Wed.

Published 06/18/2015


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