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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“parrillada” (3 reviews)
“fresh fish” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, 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 days ago via mobile

We were planning to go to dinner somewhere else that didn’t end up being open so we stopped here. We made the right decision!!! The staff were really friendly. They catch fresh fish and other seafood. I’d suggest ordering from the chalkboard of fresh catches....More

Thank Marlina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter was rude and was running away from us every time we had a request - such as checking up on our orders. We had to wait about an hour and a half to finally eat and even our appetizers came with our main...More

Thank elianaeps7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this place by accident and ended up eating here several times during my stay at Puerto Viejo. Great , great food , great service and good prices. I've eaten in lots of restaurants all over the globe and Monli is up there...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real recommendation in Puerto Viejo. We loved the ceviche, burritos & fresh fish of the day! Lovely team, very clean place & cosy outdoor seating!

Thank Annnnnnnnnnnnnn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is THE place to enjoy your food with fantastic service. Gabriela will help you with the order and she has the best knowledge of the food they serve. Your order will be freshly made from scratch. It's yummie whatever you order. Priced reasonably. It's...More

Thank bossreviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 looking for some tasty dinner, the place was busy and one of us had heard of it on Trip Advisor so we decided to eat there. However, once we started ordering the waiter was really rude. He said, in...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, full on Caribbean vibe, amazing cocktails & the freshest seafood. You must visit this restaurant!

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here and went for the seafood platter for 2 - it was incredible! Not cheap for Costa Rica but definitely worth it. The live music was also very good.

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the fresh catch of the day and they have a few option and they were so kind to have me do half and half of two kinds of fish I wanted to try! So cool that the owners actually go catch the fish...More

Thank Virmz
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are huge seafood lovers and have eaten a fair bit in our time. This is seriously some of the most delicious seafood I've ever tasted. You must get the mixed platter just so you can try a bit of everything. We...More

Thank SPim1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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