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The Restaurant at Crocodile Bay Resort

Whether transformed into tasty ceviche, fresh sushi, or grilled to perfection, your selection will be masterfully prepared and complemented by locally sourced produce. Each meal is intended to nurture your well-being to prepare you for what lies ahead. Savor, relax, and let the memories of the day wash over you. Then take a few extra moments—you’ve earned it—to indulge in another round of inspiring conversation with new friends as the sun sets.

 International and Local Cuisine – Menu Sample

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    Heart of Palm Salad with Avocado

    Sliced hearts of palm with mashed avocado, red onions, tomato, carrots, and sweet pepper, served with our homemade focaccia bread.

    Ensalada de Palmito y Aguacate

    Puré de aguacate, palmito rebanado, cebolla morada, tomate, zanahoria, chile dulce con un ligero toque de picante, servido con nuestro pan focaccia.

    Caesar Salad

    Fresh locally grown organic romaine lettuce, crispy bacon pieces, croutons and Parmesan cheese shavings with Caesar dressing.

    Ensalada Cesar

    Lechuga romana orgánica, crutones, tocineta y virutas de queso parmesano con aderezo cesar de la casa.

    Greek Salad

    Small cubes of tomato, black olives, red onions, cucumber, sweet pepper, croutons and feta cheese in vinaigrette, served with our homemade focaccia bread.

    Ensalada Griega

    Tomate en cuadritos, aceituna kalamata (negra), cebolla morada, pepino, chile dulce, crutones y queso feta bañado en una vinagreta de la casa, con pan focaccia.

    Caprice Salad

    Sliced tomato, fresh mozzarella cheese, oregano and sweet basil in virgin olive oil with balsamic vinegar and figs.

    Ensalada Capresa

    Rodajas de tomate, queso fresco y albahaca, bañada en aceite de oliva extra virgen y orégano (reducción de vinagre balsámico con higos).

    Soup of the Day

    Please ask your server about today’s soup of the day.

    Sopa del día

    Pregunte a su salonera sobre la sopa del día.

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    Grilled Beef Tenderloin

    Tenderloin grilled to perfection and glazed with coarse sea salt and a fresh garlic and parsley chimichurri, topped with butter and fresh pepper.

    Lomito a la Parilla

    Lomito asado en la parrilla con sal marina gruesa y chimichurri de la casa (ajo, perejil, aceite y vinagre de arroz) – servido con un ramequin de chimichurri o mantequilla clarificada, sal gruesa y pimienta fresca.

    Balsamic Beef Tenderloin

    Juicy beef tenderloin served in a balsamic vinegar sauce with mushrooms and sour cream.

    Lomito al Balsámico

    Corte de lomito en una salsa a base de vinagre balsámico, hongos y crema dulce reducida en su jugo.

    Pork Loin in Sweet or Spicy Fruit Sauce

    Succulent pork loin pan fried and served in a tamarind chutney or homemade spicy mango sauce.

    Lomo de Cerdo Frito

    Lomo de cerdo frito, bañado en una salsa de mango picante o tamarindo.

    Roasted Pork Loin

    Pork loin cooked over the grill and served in a red wine sauce with rosemary.

    Lomo de Cerdo a la Parilla

    Lomo de cerdo a la parrilla, bañado en una salsa de vino tinto con romero fresco.

    Grilled Pork Skewers

    Grilled pork medallions with barbeque sauce served with mixed vegetables on a yucca skewer.

    Pinchos de Cerdo al BBQ.

    Trozos de cerdo cocinados en salsa BBQ a la parrilla servidos con vegetales mixtos en una brocheta de yuca.

    Grilled Chicken

    Juicy chicken breast roasted with a homemade garlic and parsley chimichurri glaze.

    Pollo a la Parilla

    Deliciosa pechuga de pollo cocinada a la parrilla con chimichurri de la casa (ajo, perejil y vinagre de arroz)

    Braised Chicken with Browned Sage Butter

    Succulent chicken breast grilled and braised with browned sage butter.

    Pollo en Mantequilla y Salvia

    Pechuga de pollo cocinada a la plancha con un braseado de mantequilla y salvia.

    Grilled Chicken Breast with Lemon and Herb Vinaigrette

    Grilled chicken breast gently seasoned with lemon juice, thyme, rosemary and basil.

    Pechuga de pollo a la parrilla con vinagreta de limón y hierbas.

    Grilled Catch of the Day

    Fresh fish of the day grilled and served with your choice of garlic, piccata, or white wine and lemon sauces.

    Filete de Pescado del Día a la Plancha servido en una variedad de salsas (al ajillo, piccata, o vino blanco y limón)

    Breaded Fish

    Fresh catch of the day breaded and fried, served with tartar sauce.

    Pescado del Día Empanizado Crujiente

    Deliciosa y crujiente pieza de pescado empanizado con salsa Tártara.

    Garlic Shrimp

    Shrimp sautéed in brandy, garlic, butter and parsley served on a shrimp bisque stock.

    Camarones al Ajillo

    Camarones salteados en brandy de Jerez, ajo, mantequilla, perejil y fumet de bisquet de camarón.

    House Special Risotto

    Risotto with shrimp, mini green beans, tomato and Milanese white wine.

    Risotto de la Casa

    Camarones, mini vainicas, tomate natural y vino blanco tipo Milanesa.

    Pasta Pomodoro

    Pasta sautéed with fresh tomato, sweet basil, pomodoro sauce and small cubes of mozzarella cheese.

    Pasta Pomodoro

    Pasta corta salteado con tomate natural, albahaca, salsa pomodoro y queso mozzarella en cuadros.

    Penne Pasta

    Penne Pasta served with your choice of butter and garlic, pesto or marinara sauce.

    Pasta Penne al Gusto

    Ordénela con ajo y mantequilla, pesto o salsa marinara.

    Vegetarian Pasta

    Select vegetables sautéed in a white wine, garlic and spinach pomodoro sauce.

    Pasta en Salsa Vegetariana

    Vegetales de la casa salteados en vino blanco, ajo, salsa pomodoro y espinaca.

    Fresh Sautéed Vegetables

    A lighter choice, made from diced zucchini, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and egg plant sautéed and served with Parmesan cheese.

    Pisto de vegetales, zuquini, tomates, cebolla, chile y berenjena servido con queso Parmesano.

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    Single or double cheeseburger, served with lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles and your choice of freedom fries or onion rings (or both- we won’t tell).

    Queso hamburguesa sencilla o doble

    Lechuga, tomate, cebolla y pepinillo acompañada de papas fritas o aros de cebolla.

    Traditional Costa Rican Casado

    Costa Rica’s main traditional lunch or dinner dish, served with grilled chicken or fish, accompanied by rice, beans, fried ripe plantain, avocado and soft corn tortillas.

    Tradicional Casado

    Con pollo o pescado a la plancha: porción de arroz, frijoles, plátanos fritos, aguacate, ensalada y tortillas suavecitas de maíz.

    Grilled Fish Sandwich

    Fresh fish of the day, grilled and topped with crisp lettuce, tomato, onion, bell peppers and pickles served on a French roll with fries or onion rings.

    Sándwich de Pescado a la Parrilla

    Pescado del día, lechuga, tomate, cebolla, pepinillo; acompañado de papas fritas o aros de cebolla.

    Barbequed Grilled Chicken Sandwich

    Juicy grilled chicken breast with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, and onions, served on a French roll with fries or onion rings.

    Sándwich de Pechuga de Pollo a la Barbacoa

    Jugosa pechuga de pollo a la parrilla con queso cheddar, lechuga, tomate, cebolla y pepinillo, acompañado con papas fritas o aros de cebolla.

    Chicken Fingers

    Boneless chicken cut into strips, breaded and served with fries or onion rings.

    Dedos de Pollo empanizados, servidos con papas fritas o aros de cebolla.