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Welcome to Lemon Zest

Lemon Zest Restaurant was created by Chef Richard and Nellie Lemon in August of 2007. After 23 years of vacationing here in Costa Rica it was time to bring their talents to the Central Pacific Coast and Jaco was the spot they chose.

the Lemon family along with their son “Richie ” started things off in the El Jardin Plaza and we are celebrating 13 years in Jaco !!!!!!

We are OPEN for ALL
the upcoming holidays !!!

Serving Dinner Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve , and New Years Day !!!

Gift Certificates also Available
Give the gift of Gourmet Food and Fine Wine 

Dinner Hours
Monday – Saturday 5 PM – 9PM
Closed Sunday   

3 Course Chef’s Tasting Menu !

All Social Distancing and Protocols are in place to safely serve you and your family as well as ours !!!

Reservations are STRONGLY Suggested  !!!

Looking forward to your return

Chef Richard and Nellie Lemon
and the Lemon Zest Staff 

Meet the owners


If you would like to make a restaurant reservation, inquire about an upcoming event,
or have any questions at all. Feel free to contact us

Phone: 506 2643 2591

Lemon Zest

Garabito, El Jardin Plaza-above Amancio’s Pizza; Av. Diaz, 50m S. Mas x Menos; Jaco, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica