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| Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
+506 2105 7575
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 Apr 2018
“matiss restaurant review”
1 Apr 2018
“Great food, views and sunset”
Closed Now
Bar, Seafood, International, Pub
$$ - $$$
| Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

matiss was one of the two restaurants on the hotel property, and it was the more causal of the two. the atmosphere was very romantic, and peaceful, while also being family friendly, unique, and beachy. the menu had an array of fresh salads, local fishes,...More

1  Thank Griffin P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Beautiful resort, if you aren't guests at hotel just tell the guard at entrance that you'll be having dinner and they will take down your name and car license#, very easy. The restaurant was quiet at about 5pm when we arrived. We had some great...More

Thank familyworldtraveler
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Resort bar/restaurant with really good fun at reasonable enough prices. The chips and guacamole were great. Sea bass, bbq pizza, octopus all were great. Beers are $4 and typical meal was $15-20. Service is very friendly but pretty slow. But when on vacation it’s a...More

Thank swedishbronco
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We visited El Mangroove in Costa Rica with our friends. Although we were not in the height of the fishing season, we were able to catch a large Mahi=Mahi and about 8 Red Snappers during a fishing trip. The mate on the boat cleaned the...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. The service is excellent. The food has its own twist of originality and character. One of the best ceviches we had eaten (Nikkey ceviche), delicious patacones, second time we had grilled octopus and fish tempura tacos (a winner) . This time we...More

Thank Ana S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Friday and Saturday nights this place is really alive. Great atmosphere interesting and unique food and all the jungle sounds around you. Shared meal with a great couple from Phoenix Arizona Who we met at the hotel and also did a tour with. Very relaxing...More

1  Thank zipit80
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The food was good here, and if you order poolside, the food comes from here as well. The kids menu is also good. They have two swings and a pool table that many kids were enjoying. My son also had a great time just playing...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We spent four days at the El Mangroove. It is a great place. This is the beach bar/dining facility. Like most resort pool bars their speed is a little slow. But the staff are fantastic. The lunch items are unique as are the cocktails. My...More

1  Thank Wade W
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Wow! Best breakfast and dinner! The meals were deliciously innovative and most memorable was the cantelope soup dessert..yum! There was ample selection for all, including wines.

1  Thank Trekduet
Reviewed 16 January 2016

this is the casual restaurant at El Mangroove Hotel ..but although there is no need to dress up to eat here .the quality of food and service is spot on. Juan and his fantastic team delivered great food day after day for ten days .....More

Thank davidinbmth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Bar, Seafood, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo
  • Phone Number: +506 2105 7575
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A palette of flavors for your palate: Just like a painting comes to life when it’s created with the perfect combination of colors, you’ll find every dish is cooked with the ideal mixture of condiments and creativity.
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