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Barba Roja Restaurant

100 meters north of Hotel Villas el Parque, Manuel Antonio National Park 6061, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $38
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Seafood, Costa Rican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A Manuel Antonio tradition since 1975, Barba Roja Restaurante is the local hangout, as well as the best sunset view in the area. Open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Please join us for Happy Hour every day from 4-6. Every Tuesday and Friday we have live music, Wednesday is ladies night and karaoke. Enjoy our 5 big screens every day with your favorite sports programming. We offer a variety of cuisines from around the world at good prices.
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84% Recommend
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English first
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Went there Tues. night for dinner. The special board said 2 for 1 burgers; tried to order that but the waiter said that was only until 6:00? (it would be nice to say that on the sign). We ended up with wings (very good) , salad and burger. The highlight of the night was that they had draft beer; this... More

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Strathmore, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Very busy restaurant , was brought as a guest and it did not disappoint . Great food ,&. Service. Would recommend to anyone .

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Harrisonburg, VA,USA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Our group of 6 made the jaunt to Barba Rosa's for the sunset view while dining. This was a great decision. Barba Rosa's has friendly employees, really good food, good happy hour specials, and superb sunset views. Mix these 4 items together and they combine for a wonderful evening. Arrive early, enjoy the food and drinks, admire the sunset and... More

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Stockton, New Jersey
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

It was pretty hot and humid the night we were here and there wasn't much of a breeze if any at all. Like most of the restaurants we saw in Manuel Antonio, Barba Roja's is open air and so is quite subject to the weather. There were only a few choices on the menu plus a couple of specials, but... More

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Playa del Rey, CA
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Barba Rojas has a chef from Hermosa Beach, CA. He's amazing. The menu has a lot of diversity. Good music and a popular spot for dining.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Good wait staff and the view over the ocean makes it especially nice for a sunset dinner. We weren't the only patrons taking lots of photos of each other bathed in the purple glow of the dying sun. Very romantic!

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North Carolina
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Casual hotel with good food very close to Tulemar bungalows. Service was great and we got there just at the end of happy hour so they gave us the happy hour special. They had steak specials which my son loved. The fish special was good and overall service was nice. Would go back. Closed on Monday

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washington, dc
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a great restaurant to take in the sunset. Very friendly waitstaff. Food was good and nice ambiance. Open air and busy, festive vibe. I advise arriving by 5 for a good table to view the sunset. We went two times during our stay.

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Seattle, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We went for sunset when they have a happy hour (2x1 for specific cocktails)...they were generous with alcohol in our cocktails and they tasted great! We ordered chicken nachos, it was yummy and portion size was good for two to share. Too bad we didn't try wings, I read all good reviews about it now! Sunset looked amazing and our... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I have had thousands of chicken wings from every where in the world and these are the best!! Go for the house sauce,quite spicy with a bit of sweet and smoke. Amazing!! The wings themselves are big, meaty, tender and cooked perfectly. No flour as this girl can't handle gluten. The nachos are again the best I have ever had.... More

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