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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 !!!!!!

Chef Richard and Nellie Lemon would like to announce that Lemon Zest Restaurant

Will be open Tuesday – Saturday 5 – 10 PM
for Dinner, Express Delivery, and Take Out !!!!

Closed Sunday and Monday

We have implemented all PROTOCOLS mandated by the Ministerio de Salud .

Come and enjoy all your favorites and some of Chef Richard’s new creations !!!

Chef Richard and Nellie Lemon

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