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Poolside Bistro

Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio | Byblos Resort & Casino, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0411
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
27 Jul 2017
“Lovely dinner”
11 Dec 2016
“Ordered pizzas to go”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio | Byblos Resort & Casino, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We saw howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, a sloth, and several agouti while we ate dinner by the pool. Beautiful restaurant, very peaceful. Great pizza. Elias and Ben made sure we had everything we needed and pointed out wildlife living in the rainforest behind the restaurant.

Thank NuttyChick9
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Poolside Bistro is an excellent choice to go for lunch or dinner. The food is delicious and the menu has a lot of options to choose from. The pizza is cooked very well and uses all fresh ingredients. There is also a pool surrounded...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really good service, amazing drinks (pizza was also good). Perfect affordable place for nice dinner.

Thank guth2017
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I ate dinner here one night while we were craving pizza. We both enjoyed our dishes as well as the fruit smoothies we ordered with it. The service was great and it was a nice place to eat a meal.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Staff very professional and very willing to please. Food was excellent especially the Pizza and Cob salad. Very reasonably priced. Ate there several times.

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were a group of 8 adults stay at Rising Sun a private home rental within walking distance to the Poolside Bistro. The Poolside Bistro is part of the Byblos Resort. We loved having breakfast next to the pool. They make a different fresh fruit...More

Thank James N
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We ordered 1 calzone and 2 pizzas to go on 2 different occasions. The service was always wonderful and the food came out hot and very good. No complaints. P.S. We visited at the end of the rainy season and there were hardly any people...More

Thank kloos5
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The breakfasts were only fair. Pizzas were bum hole better than average. Some of the wait staff spoke English but all were attentive. Best thing about the restaurant is that it is located poolside with the rainforest in the background. During our meal we were...More

Thank bumihills2016
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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We were trying to find a particular restaurant but failed so went here when I thought I recognised the name from trip advisor. We had 5 pizzas and they looked fine but didn't really taste of anything. We left most of them and the very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We are a family of five with three teenagers ,all well dressed and looking to have a nice dinner for the evening. We show up to the restaurant ,and not a soul is in the place and they turn us away saying they have a...More

4  Thank Andrew G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio | Byblos Resort & Casino, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0411
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The relaxing poolside Bistro Restaurant & Pizzeria is the perfect setting for casual dining in a fun jungle atmosphere. Surrounded by the rainforest, the Bistro is frequently visited by exotic wildlife and colorful birds. We specialize in traditional homemade Italian-style pizza with all of your favorite toppings, as well as a wide variety of Italian, International & local Costa Rican dishes. Whether looking for a juicy hamburger and fries, a typical "casado" (rice, black beans, salad, meat, and fried plantain), genuine Italian pasta favorites, our signature thin crust pizza, or one of our International specialty dishes, we invite you to peruse our extensive wine list, taste our coffee specialty drinks, sip a refreshing cocktail, or relax with a fresh fruit smoothie while soaking up the sun at our pool! Take Out and Delivery service is available for your convenience! We look forward to hosting you at the Poolside Bistro Restaurant & Pizzeria!
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