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Maxi's Restaurant

Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“red snapper” (27 reviews)
“patacones” (11 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently had a whirl wind drive around/see as much as we can trip in Costa Rica. Researching options in terms of eating, a very prominent feature in all travel magazines, travel blogs, etc, is the “local” so called sodas. These are simple yet affordable...More

Thank bones007
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the fourth time I visited this restaurant. In the previous ones I walked out with the best impression, my money was very well spent. In fact, it was in my plans to go there again, since I planned to visit the restaurant once...More

Thank Olman A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some people recommended this place so I gave it a chance withou reading here before. What a huge mistake. Even thou the food was good it took a long time after sitting to get someone to get our order and even more to get the...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ceviche with crab sticks! Not fresh and untasty. The mixed pincho with meat, chicken and prawn was actually quite acceptable (but if you do grill the prawn at the same time that the chicken and the beef it will be obviously overcooked!!!) Service was obviously...More

Thank Angel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like waiting over an hour and being ignored this place is for you. It actually took an hour and a half to get my dish we were a party of 8 and only half of the people got their food in an hours...More

Thank Luis L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was okay, but it took so long to arrive that we couldn't sit anymore, so we just took it away and were glad to leave if only the requested bill would come. So I went there to pay and found the waitresses checking...More

Thank Corina_Sc
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant didn't have any cocktails, the red snapper only came in the two largest sizes out of the five the offer, and quality has gone down through the years. It used to be great, unfortunately not anymore. The service is good, they have many...More

1  Thank MariPeralta
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Maxi's Restaurant is upstairs and not to be confused with the Maxi's Soda or the bar downstairs. When we were there Maxi's opened at 11:30, but I did not see any sign posted and had to ask the bar tender downstairs. The restaurant is pretty...More

Thank Francus
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We have tried Rice&Beans (the local speciality) in several places, but by far this one was the best so far! Do ask the one with chicken though. With fish it is nice too, but it isn't the same level. Prices are a bit expensive though...More

1  Thank Jan_melis
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Maxi's has a great Caribbean vibe and excellent food. Definitely recommend if you are visiting Manzanillo!

Thank omegaman13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Manzanillo
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