12 Great Places To Eat In Manuel Antonio
In Manuel Antonio, there is no shortage of extraordinary dining experiences. You can enjoy a wide range of cuisine in many beautiful locales; from the most elegant to great casual spots. Here’s just a few of our favorite Manuel Antonio restaurants.
This small, locally-owned offers great food in a bistro atmosphere. Great views and a fun, relaxed environment. Friendly and attentive serving staff.
- The daily specials are always great!
The Barba Roja restaurant is one of the most well-established restaurants in the area, having been opened in the mid 1970s. Meals range from traditional to tropical and from spicy to sweet. You can get breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert at this Manuel Antonio restaurant.
Chef Darren even makes his own smoked ketchup! Suggested dish: BBQ Ribs.
An integral member of the Manuel Antonio community for more than 20 years, Café Milagro continues to reign as champion in providing Costa Rica’s finest coffees and most exquisite tropical cuisine and vibrant bar scene with exciting craft beers and tropical cocktails. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this friendly and energetic oasis offers an always welcoming destination during your stay in Manuel Antonio with LIVE MUSIC every night of the week from 8pm – 10pm.
- Breakfast: Huevos Rancheros, Mango Crêpes, Banana Pancakes
- Lunch: Fish Tacos, Avocado Salad
- Dinner: Jerk Chicken, Tropical Shrimp
Delicious seafood and great casual fare are always on the menu, served in a location that offers panoramic views 150 meters above the beach. The story of El Avion, a restaurant built from an abandoned Iran-Contra era C-123 cargo plane is fascinating.
Fresh fish and locally raised meat prepared on their one-of-a-kind grill. Enjoy drinks and dinner on the terrace overlooking the sea or enjoy the great, fun ambiance in the bar.
- Grilled Mahi Mahi
- Grilled Chicken
- Churrasco Steak
At El Wagon, you can enjoy tasty food in a great, fun ambiance. You might even see some monkeys! They also offer delivery to Villa Punto De Vista.
- Hebrew National Hot Dog
Located very close to Villa Punto de Vista, Emilio’s Café offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.
- Fresh Fish
Offering gourmet fusion cuisine in a modern setting, Karola’s guests enjoy excellent meals surrounded by the soothing sights and sounds of the natural environment.
- Grilled Sea Bass with Mango Salsa.
Enjoy a delicious meal, overlooking a 180 degree vista of the coastline and rainforest. La Luna also offers live music daily.
Known as the best place to dine and watch the sunset, Ronny’s Place serves wonderful fish and seafood.
- Flaming Banana
A great place after a day of adventure tours. Delivery to Villa Punto De Vista is also available.
- Wet Burrito
Tasty Italian fare in a family-friendly environment. Delivery to the villa is available.
Updated December 28, 2020 9:20 am