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Marlin Restaurant

Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1134
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (28 reviews)
“burrito” (22 reviews)
“casado” (20 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

From the outside, it really doesn't look of much, and we didn't expect more than a flat burger or a boring spaghetti.....but we got very surprised. We had the cheese burger, and I would very much compare to the standard burger at places like Wendy...More

Thank Jacobnielsen45963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for my husband's birthday dinner. The food is good and there is a good variety of items to choose from. We had a great view of the ocean from our table. We saw a whole group (maybe 30-40) squirrel monkeys pass by...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I really enjoyed the food here. I got the primavera pasta and my friend had the fish fillet ... Really nice server and nice location too. We even came back a second time!!!

Thank eclayto95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a good place to eat after the beach or before visiting the national park, head here. The fish tacos are made with fresh grouper and are absolutely incredible. You do not want to leave Costa Rica without trying them!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had walked from our hotel along the beach and found ourselves here. Was a lovely respite from the morning heat and we were served very quickly. Plenty of seating and view of the ocean and handy for those walking up to visit the national...More

Thank Whitlam H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I liked the food. The Tuna was fresh and the server said the fisherman sitting at the bar just caught it 2 hours ago. I had the tuna steak and my husband had the casado de bistek. It was good.

Thank Niknik_121514
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I feel like a "tourist tax" has been imposed on the area close to the park. The location is certainly convenient, but the sounds of traffic and poorly-mufflered motorcycles definitely detracts from the open-air ambience. You can see the playa if you get a front...More

Thank Janomac
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch after a visit to Manuel Antonia beach. The place was a little crowded but they fit us in. The service was fast and the sea food was very good. We had their grilled fish tacos, ceviche and other appetizers....More

Thank Anthony066
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place had a great menu, atmosphere, and happy hour specials, and very good service and views to go with it!

Thank Ethan E
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We loved this place. The staff were wonderful with our very young family and went out of their way to accommodate them. We loved the cocktails and the food was excellent. Great value for money and a lovely experience right on the beach. It doesn't...More

Thank TravellingGecko
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 1134
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