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Monli Bar Restaurante and Grill

Primera Linea Del Mar Frente a Lazy Mon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 506, Costa Rica
+506 8312 2619
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“fresh oysters” (2 reviews)
“lion fish” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Primera Linea Del Mar Frente a Lazy Mon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so happy we ate here at Monli's. The seafood was caught that morning. We had a dozen raw oysters and seafood cerviche and mojitos. We were in Heaven. So delicious and service was excellent. Oysters tasted like the ocean. I want to go back...More

Thank YL0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best seafood we had in Puerto Viejo. The menu changes daily depending on what they catch on their own fishing boat in the morning, ask to see the fish to make your choices and definitely consider their ‘trio’ if it’s available- lobster, red snapper and...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were enticed into this mainly fish restaurant by another customer. The presentation was exquisite and the taste even better. we both had specials costing around 12$ each and my husband declared his snoopfish - local freshwater- to be the best he had tasted anywhere.

Thank cel_longridge
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I would eat here everyday if I could. In fact, I have eaten here two days in a row. They always have the best and freshest seafood. Excellent cocktails and the best staff.

1  Thank jmcguire76
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

After almost three weeks in Costa Rica, this is easily the best restaurant we’ve been at. We had a great tartar dish for starters and two different main fish dishes which were all great. I personally recommend the fish with the butter garlic sauce. A...More

Thank Calips
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Food is great. Felix catches the fish in the day and then serves it to you in the afternoon. Definitely recommend this place over all other restaraunts.

Thank edaobooth
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, and wonderful staff spoke several languages. We had a great conversation about the specials we ordered and they catch their own fish every morning. My husband had the reef shark special- bolillo and I had the mahi-mahi special with lime butter sauce and...More

Thank kristinepeace
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We combined a fishing trip and dinner with this restaurant. We went fishing and caught shark. One day later, we returned and had the shark for dinner. The meal was well prepared and had a great presentation. Along with the shark we also had Mahi-mahi,...More

Thank TinsleySC
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We really appreciated the delicious food, the friendly service and the relaxed Caribbean atmosphere in this charming restaurant. The fish is delicious.

Thank 81elsd
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Really friendly waiters and excellent food. Prices are around 6000-9000 collones (9€-13€). Cosy atmosphere and good choice. We had fish, salads and curry. Are well really tasty and plentiful. Drinks are well priced too. I would recommend without hesitation.

Thank Doc_Coq
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Primera Linea Del Mar Frente a Lazy Mon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 8312 2619
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