Local Costa Rica Restaurants

Do you enjoy dining out? Costa Rica restaurant choices near the resort will not disappoint you. The southern area is home to some of the most incredible chef’s in the country. You will never get tired of the fantastic array of flavorful cuisine available at Osa Mountain Village and the local restaurants. Below is information about dining at the resort and also the local area.

At the Resort

La Cocina

Open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch and for dinner by reservation only. Breakfast and lunch are $14 each and dinner is $29.

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A cornucopia from the gardens

Costa Rica Restaurant Choices Nearby

There are many fine Costa Rica restaurants nearby.  Some of the finest food and cuisine in the country can be found in Ojochal, and Uvita which are both just north of Osa Mountain Village. Let us know where you want to go and our concierge, Duane Overturf, will make reservations for you. This Uvita restaurant directory will help you find what you’re in the mood for.

Below are just a few of the many great Costa Rica restaurant options nearby…


In the village of Ojochal, “Mediterranean Fusion” – great steaks and seafood – 30 minutes north on the Costanera Hwy $$$$$

Diquis del Sur

Located in Ojochal on Calle Papagayo, Diquis offers intimate dining, indigenous atmosphere, affordable cuisine with mix of Costa Rican, Canadian, and Mediterranean – 30 minutes from Osa Mountain Village Resort $$$


Located in the village of Ojochal, Exotica is a small cafe with world-class French cuisine. This is Costa Rica restaurant dining at its very best – 30 minutes from the resort $$$$$

La Ponderosa

Along Ojo de Agua’s – the road to the Osa Hospital in Ciudad Cortéz – great tica cooks & drinks, free wi-fi, 16 minutes away from OMV $$

Los Manglares

5 kilometers south of Ojochal on the ocean side serving traditional tico fare with an ocean view – 25 minutes from the village resort $$$

Mamma e Papa

Also in the village of Ojochal,Mamma e Papa serves up Italian cuisine straight from Italy – 30 minutes from the jungle resort $$$

Restaurant Marino Ballena

Located in Uvita on the Costanera Sur across from Banco Costa Rica, free wi-fi, 40 minutes from OMV $$

Roadhouse 169

Located north of Ojochal on the Costanera Sur across from Hotel Cristal Ballena, live music and American style food, 35 minutes from OMV $$$

The Dome

Located in the town of Uvita, The Dome cooks up great hamburgers, pizza and Mexican burritos at this drive up diner – 40 minutes from our village resort $$

Villa Leonor at Ballena Beach Club

Located 8k south of Uvita. Lunch and dinner by reservation. Tuesday closed, beach access and secure parking with restaurant purchase, 35 minutes from OMV $$$

Ylang Ylang

Located in the village of Ojochal, Ylang Ylang offer world-class Indonesian and Thai cuisine – 30 minutes from our eco resort $$$$