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El Mirador Bar & Restaurant

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Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 2777
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06:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our drinks and appetizers with spectacular view! Sangria was devine and the service was outstanding!

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Thank frankie644
Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere of el mirador, it was a bit quieter than the lower restaurant but really nice to sit with the family. The service was amazing as always at this hotel and we got a funny show of a raccoon trying to get in the kitchen!

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Thank Amelia C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We descended to this delightful hideout and had a delightful evening meal. Many choices and none disappointed our little family. The dessert was also enjoyable. This is a reliable place with 5 start eats and prices.It was a celebratory dinner so we decided to take no chances as we had heard it was reliable.

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Thank MCTaiChi
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, romantic atmosphere, 7 nights, 7 different meals, all delicious. The wine selection was great. The staff was Friendly and very accommodating.

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Thank Mzieli03
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got here.I dont think there is better food with a better view in all on Manuel Antonio. Breakfast is a great start and after a huge day of fun El Mirador will get you back into shape.

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Thank John M
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recent trip to Arenas del Mar resort was highlighted by the wonderful dining experiences at El Mirador. There was not enough meals to try all the wonderful offerings. The Sopa Negra was my favorite appetizer. The pasta dish as a main course was devine. An assortment of wines complimented the food rather well. Dessert-- tow words--Lava Cake.

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Thank Michael C
Auburn, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Ambience of the place is really romantic but it will still be good for group of friends sharing some sumptuous meal. I had the banana and ginger lemonade and it is to die for..wait it is just the beverage!!! Having my charred pacific octopus made my mouth watered so much...

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Thank pearlpinx0825
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! This place is wonderful! The views of the ocean and the local animals are amazing, the staff is so nice and welcoming, and the food is fabulous! They have a ton of gluten free options, great drinks and specials, and the food is very fresh and flavorful!

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Thank Kayla D
Berlin, Germany
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in the Arenas Del Mar hotel and has a nice view. Food is good but super pricey. Good option if you chose this hotel.

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Thank Courtney O
Cambridge
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Amazing food, had no issues finding vegan appropriate meals. Staff very willing to please. Views of the bay are fantastic. We even had a large green iguana join us for breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Cuisine
Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, International, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 2777
Description
El Mirador Restaurant is located near Arenas del Mar's reception area and pool, overlooking Espadilla Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, and the Pacific Ocean. El Mirador—which means “the viewpoint” in Spanish—has an open air, covered interior dining area and outdoor seating. Along with breathtaking views and gorgeous sunsets, our restaurant serves breakfast and dinner using fresh, local ingredients. Start your day with our complimentary breakfast: fresh fruits, homemade granola, warm muffins and breads, eggs, pancakes and of course, Costa Rican coffee. Our dinner menu includes highlights such as locally caught fish and other delicacies at this authentic full-service Costa Rican restaurant.

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