Good Eats! Dining and Restaurants in and Around Los Sueños Resort, Costa Rica
Restaurant dining in and around Los Sueños is a food lover’s dream. From local cultural hot spots to upscale international cuisine, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to restaurants. We’ve taken some of the guesswork out of choosing the perfect place to dine in Los Sueños and its surrounding areas, and compiled a list of our favorite must-try eateries.
If you’re looking for fine dining within the Los Sueños resort, El Galeon offers wonderful 5-star cuisine created by a team of international chefs in a rustic, but elegant atmosphere.
Lanterna Ristorante Italiano offers up classic Italian cuisine in a beautiful seaside setting. If you’re craving a fantastic plate of pasta, this is the place to go.
For a fun, yet upscale dining experience in Los Sueños, The Hook Up bar and restaurant offers great drinks and great cuisine, as well as a panoramic view of the ocean.
El Pelicano offers native Costa Rican cuisine, right on the ocean. This restaurant is known for its seafood, which is very fresh, very delicious, and simply yet beautifully prepared. The waitstaff is pleasant and attentive, without being overbearing or intrusive.
Just around the corner from Los Sueños you’ll find Juanitas. This fantastic little place offers similar fare to El Pelicano – just as fresh and just as tasty, but with fewer tourists and a bit more local flavor.
Caliche’s Wishbone offers a rustic, laid-back atmosphere, and features a large eclectic menu that offers everything from whole fried snapper, to pizza, to mahi mahi burritos. This restaurant is a favorite of locals, and is the perfect place to stop in for lunch.
If you’d like to sample some really great sushi, Tsunami Sushi is the place to go in Jaco. While a bit pricey, the food is fresh, delicious and expertly prepared. The bobby special is a must-try.
Poseidon offers great food at an affordable price, in a casual atmosphere. Hang out and watch sports, enjoy a beer, and try everything from sushi to tasty barbecue. Dinners are especially great here.
With one of the area’s best chefs at the helm, Lemon Zest is one of the best places to dine in Jaco. From flavorful aged steaks, to rack of lamb, to vegetarian platters, this restaurant offers fantastic fare at a reasonable price.
Looking for the perfect fish taco? Bubba’s Tacos has it. This delightful eatery’s huge fish tacos are freshly and deliciously prepared, and ready to be eaten right on the beach.
Treetop Dining is the best place to enjoy high-end dining in Jaco. This restaurant is a bit pricey and is reservations only, but the food and service are completely worth the extra money and effort.
Backyard Bar and Grill is a perfect spot to relax on the beach with some great drinks and some tasty food. It’s also a great place to watch the surfers, or catch the Costa Rican sunset.
Another surfing hangout, Las Olas, offers a rustic easy charm, and some of the best tuna steaks you’ll find in the Los Sueños area.