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Marlin Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1134
Today
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tons of fresh food options with a great beach view. They're not lying when they say it's the best Sangria in town! Great place for lunch after a visit in the National Park

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Thank Velascoc2
Delta, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best feature is that the restaurant is located right across the beach.. good for sunset watching. The downside is that it's very noisy, the small road along the beach is packed with busses, cars and commercial vehicles that serve the area, traffic comes often to a standstill. We just went for appetizers and the food was good. Prices are basically... More 

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Thank monika S
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 weeks in Costa Rica and this was one of the best meals we had. The mahi mahi was very fresh and the butter sauce was delicious. The fish was cooked just right--not overdone as too often is the case. My husband had the arroz con pollo, also very tasty. We enjoyed happy hour drinks, too. Service was... More 

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Thank Erin L
Geneva, Illinois
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food. Good beer and right across from the beach. Had their blackened grouper. It was to die for.

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Thank thanks4thefish
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view and can still see chairs on beach while enjoying the nice quality meal. Great service and the outdoor dining is great too.

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Thank Dakeita R
Lakefield, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located across the street from the beach and the turn into Manuel Antonio Park. I ordered the Tuna and my wife had the whole fried fish. Both were excellent.

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Thank dukeshore2014
Phoenix, Arizona
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282 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food here was really good, their drink selection is amazing, the view and relaxation is amazing, the service is extremely poor, we waited about 20 minutes to even get acknowledged, while other tables got sat, drinks and orders taken before we even got a hello. But Id still go back for the drinks and food.

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Thank Clyde_Betts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We enjoyed the delicious food. Go at happy hour to enjoy drinks and wait for the sunset over the ocean.

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Thank Kim R
Marietta, Georgia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great for lunch and dinner, good views, great cappuccino and lattes. The Tuna was delicious, Arroz Con Pollo, best in Costa Rica. We ate here several times over 3 days in the area.

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Thank Diane T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Ate there twice, once after our visit to Manuel Antonio National Park, and once during a lazy beach day. Food was excellent, staff was on point. Nothing to complain about. The smoothies were fantastic. Thanks!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?