Dining Out

This area offers a wide variety of culinary alternatives. From casual restaurants with local gastronomy on the beach to fine dining at the resort with extravagant Molecular Cuisine menus. There are also restaurants in the area that offer the freshest sea food, stakes, sushi, Italian, Asian, Lebanese, African, and much more. If you go out fishing you can take your catch to one of the restaurants and have it prepared in different ways.
Our office can help you decide, tell you about specials and arrange reservations.

Restaurants in Los Suenos Resort

La Vista Restaurant

At the Marriott Hotel.
International Cuisine. The best in Costa Rican dining and international dishes, all served in this relaxed colonial atmosphere overlooking our beautiful pool deck.
Schedule: Open for breakfast and dinner. Phone: 2630-9000.



Nuevo Latino

At the Marriott Hotel.
International Cuisine. Specialty dining venue, unique in Los Suenos restaurants, featuring Latin American Cuisine with a refined and creative touch utilizing fresh ingredients from the Caribbean, Central and South America, specializing in Molecular Cuisine.
Schedule: Open for dinner. Phone: 2630-9000.

Arrecife Pool Bar & Grill

At the Marriott Hotel.
Sandwiches. Casual poolside service and swim up bar, both offering a delicious menu, combined with refreshing drinks in the enchanting surroundings of our tropical gardens.
Schedule: Open for lunch. Phone: 2630-9000.

Casa del Cafe

At the Marriott Hotel.
Coffee House. Home made pastries and sanwiches, over 30 different Costa Rican coffee combinations to try. Grab and go food and beverages, including wine and spirits.
Schedule: Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Phone: 2630-9000.

Hoyo 19

At the Marriott Hotel.
International. This fountain patio setting offers an extensive menu of salads, sandwiches, fish and grilled items. Combined with full bar, fantastic views of the golf course and the lush rain forest, the perfect Costa Rica Restaurant to unwind in.
Schedule: Open for lunch. Phone: 2630-9000.

Puesta del Sol

At the Marriott Hotel.
Pub. Unforgettable sunsets and views of the Pacific Ocean, this sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere is the perfect place for cocktails. Seasonal live music, 49’’ plasma TV and fresh hand rolled cigars made in front of your eyes.
Schedule: Open for lunch and dinner. Phone: 2630-9000.

Restaurants in Jaco


El Hicaco

Downtown Jaco.
Specialty in seafood and wide variety of menu options with also meat and chicken dishes. All you can eat and drink on Wednesday’s famous Lobster Fest. Enjoy amazing sunsets at its beach front deck and bar. Cava with wide variety of wines. Hand made cigars.
Brand new Hicaco Lounge.
Schedule: From 5 PM to 10 PM. Phone: 2643-3226.




Bohio Street, downtown Jaco.
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Friendly service, good music, in a casual setting. Evenings at the Poseidon present a relaxed fine dining experience and they offer a wonderful selection of inventive Asian fusion style dishes that change weekly. Famous tuna steaks, hunan style lamb chops, mahi mahi, lobster, prawns, filet mignon and pad thai are prepared before your eyes in the open air kitchen. Poseidon also offers its guests pool-side seating, and seating in their 3rd floor, air conditioned Sky Lounge and sports bar restaurant.
Schedule: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sky Lounge 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM and weekends from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Phone: 2630-4111.



Caliche’s Whishbone

Main street, downtown Jaco
This casual spot is popular with surfers and offers Tex-Mex standards and homemade pizzas. However, you can also get excellent fresh fish and perfectly prepared seafood dishes, as well as a variety of sandwiches served in homemade pita bread. The portions are huge. It almost always has fresh tuna lightly seared and served with a soy-wasabi dressing. The nicest tables are streetside on a covered veranda. Inside are more tables, as well as a bar with television sets showing surf videos. Don’t miss the famous Caliche’s Poki.
Schedule: 11:30 AM to 10 PM, closed on Wednesdays. Phone: 2643-3406.

Pura Vida Gardens

At Pura Vida Gardens.
You will dine at sunset overlooking one of Costa Rica’s largest waterfall and miles of scenic coastline. Fresh flowers, candles, tiki torches and romantic music create an ambience you will never forget. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Schedule: At sunset, with appointment only.