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Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
506 654 4141
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Dining options: 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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Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 26
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Views, swim with a drink in hand

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Debbie J
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Pittsburgh
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Late Night
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Pittsburgh
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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atlanta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You really had to know where to find this place, once you got there it was worth the view. Picture of sangria was great!!

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toronto
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We had lunch at Monkey Bar. Food was average, typical fair of fried fish, quesadillas, salads etc. service was almost non existant. Monkey bar is part of a resort and it feels that way. The bar is right next to the swimming pool. Better options I the area

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

If you're looking for a local bar/restaurant the Monkey Bar is one of the best! The snack foods, chicken wings and fries, are good!!! They make great tropical drinks and the bar staff are really friendly. You'll usually see a number of locals hanging out there. Best of all it does have a great view of the Pacific!!!

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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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