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Mar Y Sol Restaurant

Colina Norte Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
011.506.654.4151
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Saskatoon, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

If you missed the experience of mar y sol's sunset, you truly missed something spectacular...RIP Mar y Sol.......RIP.

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Excellent food and great sunset viewing. We have lived here three years and consider it one of the three best restaurants in the Flamingo area for fine dining.

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Chicago
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and we enjoyed the fresh grilled snapper and fish soup. Very authentic to area and delicious!

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Kent, Ohio
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This lovely restaurant is now closed :(. We were told the bank basically shut them down. The owners had started building condos next door and when that project failed they took the restaurant.

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Chicago , Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

restaurant is forever closed . Owners had banking problems and the property has been foreclosed . Good news is the Chef ( Jean Luc ) has a cute place on the beach in Flamingo " Coco Loco" . He also has a great place in Tamarindo , 20 min away , named PANGA

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Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Mar y Sol was one of my favorites, but sadly it is no longer in operation, so don't try to go there. When it was open I would have given it 5 stars. But now it is closed, so 1 star.

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Loomis, California, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Sad, one of the best is gone, not to return anytime soon. Hopefully some one can take over in the future.

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Mr y Sol is a wonderful restaurant with great food and service, with a fabulous second floor bar with a view of Flamingo Bay. It always closes in the CR winter (North American summer) which is the low season. It will reopen in October or so.

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Holmdel, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I walked every morning to find better and better views. One morning I stumbled upon this place and was sad to see it was closed (cerrado). Not sure if that is only during this season or for good. We had heard good things. I had to rate it to write this review but we did not get to try it.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We went to Mar Y Sol for sunset. We had drinks and appetizers while watching the sunset. The view was amazing! We also had dinner on the deck, but you can also choose to go inside. The food was good and the service was excellent!!

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