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Maxi's Restaurant

Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 9 Restaurants in Manzanillo
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

enjoy the delicious caribbean food at maxi's, fresh grilled fish, excellent rondon, best ocean view, original reggae roots music, friendly atmosphere, numero uno!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a spot that has passed the test of time. The food is exquisite. Authentic Caribbean. Simple without pretense. Fresh fish and large portions. Lovely atmosphere. My husband and I enjoyed sitting upstairs by the bar to gaze into the Caribbean at sunset. Very romantic.

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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We loved the place, if you walk up the stairs until they finish, you get to a wonderful table for 6-8people, isolated and with a seaview. This was our table and we loved it. Except the seafood soup that was excellent, everything else fell under normality. Nothing wrong, everything was correct but not really special. The strawberry&watermelon smoothie was a... More

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

the food is Ok, the attitude of service is bad. This is just a cultural and historic place, nothing else. This is not s memorable place for one of your meals in PV.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went to Maxi's due to it's reputation, the place was full, no available space, took about 30 min to get a table, 30 min to get our order write down and 45 min to get the food... Food its way overpriced if you compare price vs what you get!! I had better Rice&Beans in San Jose than that in Limon... More

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Dahlonega
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The only party place in Manzanillo. Maringue, Calipso, and other music and cerveza, mixed drinks. The restaurant is great. I had blackened pink snapper and it was wonderful. A little loud for my tastes but it is what it is.

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Neptune, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A party of 4 female baby boomers we were. Maxi's was recommended to us by a front desk hotel person in Puereto Veijo. The food was great, especially the red snapper and the brown stew chicken the next day, very much mouth watering. Oh the taste! just yummy indeed. We felt at home just listening to reggae music in the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Maxi`s was recommended to us for the food & view and both surpassed our expectations!! Unfortunately the service made us think twice and we did not return! We were with our 2 young daughters ages 4 & 6. My wife & I ordered the most expensive dish a seafood grilled platter for two! Our daughters food came, portions were huge... More

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Mountain VIew CA
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The upstairs of Maxi's is a "real restaurant" as compared to the more common "sodas" in town. It catches a bit of a breeze so it's comfortable. The food here is really yummy and so are the drinks. Have something with the traditional caribbean sauce- lots of coconut milk-- so delicious. Even the rice and beans here taste good and... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went to Maxi's as it was recommended by a local. The food was expensive - I know we were in a tourist area, but entrees were an average of $15.00 each. The view is great - right on the beach, but overall, we weren't impressed with the quality of the food. Service was good, but we didn't feel that... More

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Address: Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Manzanillo

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