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Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
506 654 4141
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Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: A quaint and cozy casual lunch and dining with most spectacular views in the area with swim up bar and fun and happy hour! High season special events like Thanksgiving & Superbowl!

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West Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I asked for a margarita and got some gross blue drink with honey or agave necter or something. It was really bitter. Flies everywhere and we didn't see any monkeys. Disappointing, but we aren't big drinkers or into nightlife or local life, so it wasn't really our thing.

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River Edge, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

You can get most of the menu at home...Nothing special..Service was friendly the bar was OK, but the menu was underwhelming.

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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My wife and I had one drink each. We were the only ones there. Paid the bill and watched the bartender take her cut right in front of me. Figured she needed it more than we did but won't EVER be back. Beware!

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Tacoma, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was the pool at the condo where we stayed. The bar staff was very friendly and the beers nice and cold. The only suggestion would be better pool chairs.

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Bountiful, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a nice little hotel. bar/ restaurant. The rooms were nice and clean. We have a kitchen and balcony which we used daily. I would recommend this for anyone looking for a nice and quiet place to hang out at the end of the day.

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North Bay, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The drinks were excellent and creative. If you want to see monkey's then this is a good place to see and hear them.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had chips and salsa at the bar which overlooks the bay.It was ok for what we had in mind to do.This area was the flamingo beach area that we went to see.The service here was ok.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stopped here for late dinner and drinks 1 night. Nicely placed in Flamingo. I can't say anything stuck with me when we left. Nice pool good view of Flamingo Bay. Not a sunset view. Would recommend checking it out just don't expect a huge "Bar" scene. Good drinks specials

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Kent, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

What a change!! The welcoming atmosphere of the past is gone. Still a great view but the service was lacking and the drinks are ridiculously priced:$7.50 for a 12oz smoothie with NO Actual fruit in it? Seriously? Didn't bother ordering food. In the past it was ordinary and slightly overpriced. It's been a couple of years since I was here... More

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Bedford Hills, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I was reading much more hype about this, but when we got there, the food wasn't all that great and the staff was ok. There are much better options around to choose from.

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Address: Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 654 4141
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
Cuisine: Seafood

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