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Restaurant Exotica

₱₱₱₱French, European,
Avenida Principal | 1 km from highway Costanera, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5050
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana curry” (31 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
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French, European, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Avenida Principal | 1 km from highway Costanera, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful ambiance with soft lights and marvelous decor and the most lovely owners with the most exquisite culinary delights! All the different sauces, the salmon, the cheeses, the fillet, the shrimp, the desserts, every single delectable bite was pure bliss. OMG! So wonderful!

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exotica is a delightful place with amazing service and fantastic food. A dinner at Exotica is one of the things we really look forward to when we travel to Costa Rica, it is always a memorable and special evening. A beautiful setting, personal service and...More

Thank lesshaze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us and it was fantastic!!! The owner is so nice and her granddaughter was awesome. Highly recommend this place. MUST have a reservation

Thank MDK176
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third evening at Exotica and we will go back again. What a lovely restaurant, mysterious and magical. We were greeted by our engaging hostess who guided us through the menu and assisted with a wine selection to match the inventive, delicious and...More

Thank Cathto D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are here and are pleased we did. Super food at a reasonable price! The homemade pate is to die for!

Thank RGoodchild78
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We happened upon this restaurant while searching online for a dinner place. So happy we chose Exotica!! Wonderful atmosphere and Fabulous dinners - Banana curry sea bass, Exotica chicken, Thai soup everyone loved their dinners, appetizers and amazing desserts. The owner is an absolute delight,...More

Thank Bikelady19
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Luci served us and her passion for everything shines. My sea bass was delicious but the dessert will stay with me forever

Thank dvanwyck
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We stayed with a friend who set up reservations well in advance. We were seated promptly whereby my wife and I started off with cheese plate appetizer. Delish! I opted for the duck breast in port sauce and she the filet Mignon. Both prepared to...More

Thank craigweyer
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped for supper during recent visit. Was pleasantly surprised by wide selection on menu including Japanese. On main road. Open air. Not much for atmosphere or location. Presentation and food were great!!

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Robert L, Propietario at Restaurant Exotica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you very much but this opinion is directed to the restaurant Fusion as it is written on the top of the text. Robert Levesque Restaurant Exotica

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Wonderful experience, food was great and atmosphere was entreating. We loved how the use of nature was brought into the restaurant.

Thank Michelle P
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9 December 2016|
Response from Bernardo B | Reviewed this property |
1:45 (hour and forty five minutes)
24 November 2016|
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Response from Heide U | Reviewed this property |
Dear Mike, Since Exotica is a high end restaurant you probably won't see too many families with small children there but I am sure they would be happy to accommodate you. I would suggest to ask them when you call to make a... More
1 June 2016|
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Response from OffTrackCalgary | Reviewed this property |
I am gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free but I do eat fish. There was not much on the menu for me but the server was very kind and understanding. She spoke to the chef and he made me a very delicious meal. This was all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$41
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Principal | 1 km from highway Costanera, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2786 5050
  • E-mail
32km south off Dominical GPS 9°4'53"N, 83°39'8"O
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