Puerto Carrillo Hotel Restaurant
Between the serene sunrises, radiant afternoons and sublime sunsets at Playa Carrillo, venture up a seaside hill to the Restaurant Hotel Puerto Carrillo for international cuisine made by a sweet Costa Rican cook who uses only quality local ingredients.read more close
It may look somewhat shabby from the outside, but the meals coming out of the tiny kitchen at Restaurant Hotel Puerto Carrillo have big, bold flavors. The breakfast omelet, $8, local farm eggs, ham, tomato, mozzarella cheese and white onion, and griddled bread is perfect for filling your belly before a day down at the beach.
Then, you can take a break from sunbathing in Playa Carrillo's paradise and enjoy a healthy lunch, rice and shrimp, $11, seasoned with onions, red and green bell peppers, served with a salad of lettuce, cucumber, carrot, palm hearts, avocado and tomato all from the Carrillo weekly farmers market. Restaurant Hotel Puerto Carrillo makes the best drinks in town, too – and they're not even alcoholic – so grab a frozen locally grown watermelon drink, $2, before you revisit the ocean.
After a whole day of swimming and tanning at the shore, and once the sun's already set, wrap the coastal day with a pan-seared fish filet, $11, in butter, garlic and parsley sauce; or a juicy steak, $16, with sweet cream, red wine, butter and black pepper sauce, both alongside a fresh farmers market mixed salad.
You'll enjoy your down-to-earth meals on a quiet shaded patio near the pool at Hotel Puerto Carrillo
Personalized, attentive and really speedy.
Appetizer $6-$9; Entree $10-$17; Drinks $2-$4
7 a.m. - 9 p.m.