Fodor's Expert Review Dominical Sushi

$$ Dominical Japanese

With a view over the Barú estuary, this open-air Japanese restaurant serves local seafood in all the usual rolls and sashimi, with some tropical twists, plus imported Sapporo beer, sake, or green tea. Dark bamboo furniture, Japanese lanterns, and colored globes set the modern, minimalist scene, while smooth, jazzy music sets a cool mood. Try the Tico Roll, with spicy shrimp, avocado, cucumber, and mango, wrapped in sweet plantain; or dig into the ahi poke salad, with cubes of raw tuna marinated in sesame oil, chili, and soy sauce, atop a Hawaiian salad sprinkled with peanuts or almonds. You can perch on a stool at the counter to watch the sushi chefs at work.

Japanese Romantic Views Casual Lunch Dinner $$

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Dominical, Puntarenas  11909, Costa Rica


Known For:
  • Tico shrimp roll with mango
  • Ahi poke salad with raw tuna
  • Cool jazz soundtrack

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