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Ylang Ylang Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, Sushi,
10-12 minute walk on the beach north of Montezuma | at the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0636
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“crepes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
10-12 minute walk on the beach north of Montezuma | at the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 381 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

WONDERFUL! Great food, great atmosphere, amazing views, wonderful staff! They make amazing drinks (creative presentation and great taste), the food is outstanding as well. Highly recommended!More

Thank joeyl328
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for reviewing Ylang Ylang Restaurant! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your included meals and drinks. Our staff takes great pleasure in getting to know our guest. Thank you for visiting us! We hope to have you back again someday. Sincerely, Emma...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic -- really fresh and delicious. I was worried I would get tired of eating there three meals a day for a week - but the menu was extensive and it was all so good - that it wasn't a problem. Highly...More

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YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review of our restaurant! We are happy to hear you enjoyed all your meals here during your stay. We do have an extensive menu, exactly so that guests staying with us for a week, or more, have plenty of options to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's all you need from a restaurant, and then some. Sitting at the table watching the waves crash into the rocks was majestic. Every so often, nature sent a visitor our way to check things out. The Gecko's, Iguana's, Frogs, and Racing Pigs (I think...More

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Thank Jim D
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you had such an enjoyable experience with the nature surrounding our restaurant. You can enjoy the beach and wildlife right from your table! We look forward to having you back again someday. Sincerely, Emma and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is super beautiful, and it's probably a must if you've got a decent budget to play with. If not, don't bother. Amazing ambiance, good service, food looks beautiful. I just ordered the vegan nachos for $13; it would've been $15 if I wanted...More

Thank 786felix
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your vegan nachos. We have looked into it and will be re-evalutaing the portion size. Some of our dishes are more expensive than what you'll find elsewhere because we use organic...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled the caribbean for over thirty years,the most beautiful landscaping ever. Great food. Better service. Very private. Friendly staff.Wonderful place if you hate crowds.

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Thank V4484BZchris
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with other travelers! We are happy to hear that in your experience, we offer a remote, friendly, and high quality experience. We hope to have you back again someday! Sincerely, Emma and Moraya Iacono

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not staying at the hotel but I had anice walt on the beach and decided to have a drink. This was very pleasant experience alltogether, I feld so welcomed that I stayed for lunch. The smooties are delicious and the place is immaculate....More

Thank Ingrid J
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch and drinks with us. We hope to have you back again someday!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They use local tropical foods and seasonal ocean seafood to create a master piece. Not only is the food amazing, but the professional staff make you feel special and go to any length to make every meal special. Love Ylang Ylang Restaurant because the open...More

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YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Ylang Ylang Restaurant! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals in our open-air dining area. We try to use the fresh, local and organic ingredients as much as possible. Our wait staff truly enjoy getting to know...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had our wedding on April 12, 2018 at Ylang Ylang resort. Emma, who is the coordinator and her staff were nothing short of amazing. The resort is located in a gorgeous, more secluded section of the Montezuma area. It takes about 2 hours to...More

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YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! It was such an honor that you chose us to host your special day. You are right that it can really be a fun experience to make the trip via land and the ferry to see the Costa Rican...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Ylang Ylang has AMAZING food! We totally enjoyed everything we ate while at this resort. Breakfast was an array of eggs, beans, smoothies, crepes. and the lunch and dinner menu was quite extensive. You could have anything from vegan spring rolls, to pastas, fresh fish,...More

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Thank Lori K
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your meals in our restaurant. It sounds like you took advantage of all of the healthy and delicious options on our menu! We hope to have you back again someday! Sincerely, Emma...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

This was the most beautiful place in Montezuma Costa Rica to eat!! It’s amazing to be able to eat beside the jungle and be on the beach!!! Breath taking views!

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Thank LisaVences
YlangYlangManagement, Owner at Ylang Ylang Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your review! Our guests really do enjoy the beautiful views of the jungle gardens and beach. We hope to have you back again someday! Sincerely, Emma and Moraya Iacono

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Kimberly W
23 March 2017|
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Response from YlangYlangManagement | Property representative |
Our mixed drinks are between $7-$12 US.
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tim0664
9 April 2016|
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Response from YlangYlangManagement | Property representative |
Tango Mar is about a 30-35 minute drive from Montezuma. If staying at Ylang Ylang you would need to walk in to town (10-12 minute walk) and then take a taxi from there or take your rental car if you will have one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 minute walk on the beach north of Montezuma | at the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0636
  • E-mail
Description
Ylang Ylang Restaurant is a joyful place... your meals are prepared especially for you with the freshest of ingredients and caring, friendly service. A calm atmosphere and delicious food awaits you...We are proud to serve mainly organic produce in all of our dishes.Our restaurant caters to seafood, vegan and raw food lovers. We also serve great chicken dishes, but do not serve red meat. Please see our online menus for more details.We are always willing to accommodate your needs, just ask at the time of booking.The restaurant is open to non-hotel guests as well.Great Happy Hour from 3-6pm everyday
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