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Pelican Hotel and Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , South American
Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 2778 8105
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Central American, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked here from our hotel and enjoyed lunch while our kids played the yard games and on the beach swings. Staff is friendly and the atmosphere fun.

Thank Nedmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at many 5+ review places in Costa Rica, and had to say this was one of the best of them. Nice atmosphere right on the secluded beach too.

Thank DR-TO
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Food was very good, staff was attentive, and the bar was stocked with most of what you might want to drink.

Thank jprattwilson
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We walked on the beach to Pelican to have a drink. They had craft beer on draft. I had my only pina coloda of the trip. Hey if you're at the beach, you gotta have atleast one umbrella drink. The drink was made fresh right...More

Thank Mona H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you are in Esterillos Este this is the place to be. The general managers Mikey and Diana made sure that everyone at our party felt welcome and in good hands. The food was much better than the other more expensive hotel in the area....More

Thank garyd012017
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We had several meals and parties at this location and it was always great! Good food! Great drinks! Fun and relaxed people and atmosphere!

Thank Marie-C56
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We eat regularly at the Pelícano. It's friendly, comfortable, and has delicious food. Favorites are the Tex Mex Burger, the chicken fetecini alfredo, veggie nachos, and the yucca fries. Family friendly, but is more of a local bar hang out later in the evening. We...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We only went to this hotel for lunch because we were told great things and they were all true! The restaurant is outdoors, close to the beach, it was very full when we were there even though its pretty small. Really delicious and healthy food,...More

Thank tinaregis119
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The Pelican Hotel Bar Restaurante is right on the beach. Kitchen of the Hotel Pelican runs on solar power, which caught my eye. Two swimming pools and more than 10 rooms it is a nice quiet place to stay.Some weekends they have live entertainment. Located...More

Thank Guy T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stayed two nights and I wished we could stay longer. If you are looking for a hotel with clean updated rooms, a/c, hot water and pool that is right on the beach with a fantastic restaurant and bar that has a comfortable, welcoming feel...More

Thank CEC131
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Central American, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Esterillos Este
  • Phone Number: +506 2778 8105
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