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Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
506 654 4141
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Description: A quaint and cozy casual lunch and dining with most spectacular views in...
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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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
what's not to like- swim up bar with OK food

I ordered a Red Snapper (whole fish) and it was a little smaller and a little more expensive than ones at other restaurants however it was grilled to perfection with surprisingly good French fries. My wife had a nacho plate which was very large and pretty tasty. Drinks were on the high side and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
mrtravelingpat
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Warne, NC
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Warne, NC
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I ordered a Red Snapper (whole fish) and it was a little smaller and a little more expensive than ones at other restaurants however it was grilled to perfection with surprisingly good French fries. My wife had a nacho plate which was very large and pretty tasty. Drinks were on the high side and rather weak. I asked for a... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The food was much better than I expected although a little slow. The waitstaff was very friendly, but the kitchen was a little far making it difficult to keep up. Delicious casados and since we were staying at the resort it was very convenient.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Great views on deck Needed more fans indoor Nice menu and drinks Will return next year hope live music could be added

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Pittsburgh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great presentation for drinks. They have everything from snacks to dinners. They serve breakfast too.

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Saint George, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Only ate there once but it was very good. Quiet place but staff were very cordial. Atmosphere is nice. Close to the water.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Coconut shrimp and a giant margarita. The owner is the nicest little old man. It great to meet a family that takes that much pride in what they do.

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London, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Upon arrival staff was jovial, made suggestion for drinks, which we took, asked if we wanted fresh chips and guacamole. Drinks were not great but we finished them and enjoyed the shade and breeze and ordered another drink each. The bill came too $100 US for 8 drinks and a small bowl of chips and guacamole! Stick to beer and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The menu is standard pub style. Nothing to write home about and the drinks are expensive. We had 2 so so margaritas and the bill was $20.00. Now if you want a really good margarita - ROBERTO'S on the beach at Hermosa $7.00 each.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Sat down for a drink and a bite! The ceviche was good and tge people at the bar were friendly as the crew! Great view and good vibes!

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Germantown, Tennessee
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Kinda expensive for what you get. However, fish sandwich was really tasty. Really convenient if you're staying in resort/condos. Friendly service. Nice views.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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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