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All 71 Manuel Antonio National Park Restaurants

El Avion

calle manuel antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Cuisines: Continental
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Santa Ynez, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We had to see the Avion so we came for dinner and were not disappointed. The airplane itself is fun to walk around in and sit in the pilot seat. Dinner and cocktails were also very good with attentive service.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

excellent food and amazing service. the views are to die for. the prices are really really good and the portions are HUGE so take it easy when you order.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Awesome setting and definately a very cool view, the idea is there but falls a little flat once inside. Menu caters to the homesick i guess as it is packed with burgers and other menu items i can get at home for possibly cheaper. Drinks were good, but drinks are drinks. This tourist trap drags you in by curiosity and... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have no idea if the food is any good, we just came for drinks. But it's a great place for drinks. Incredible views over the ocean, good drinks, service was great. And there's that plane in the restaurant you can go check out as well.

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Herzlia, Israel
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

the only positive thing is the service and the atmosphere. but when you're hungry that's just not enough. the food was disappointing after trying several options I realized it's just another tourists trap where you pay a lot and get and don't get much. also the toilets are very dirty. i'd go somewhere else.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went to El Avion...it's an old airplane turned into a restaurant. Sit upstairs on the terrace, amazing views, good food and we saw sloths and monkeys while eating.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The drinks were hands down the best I had in Costa Rica. The Peachy Mango and Pina Colada were amazing. the food was fine. We had lobster burgers. The view is amazing. I wanted a to be right near the water and the owner was a bit snarky about it because we four not six people and they were not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place was quite uninspiring on the food front but could be great for sunsets if you can get there early enough to get a good table. The food is fairly average compared to surrounding restaurants. If you have children they'll love the plane that sits in the middle of the restaurant but other than that and the sunset you... More

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Wellington, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This restaurant has a Pacific View you can't beat. The food is execellent, too. It can be a bit pricy, but it was worth it. The fish is fresh, and the rice dishes are fantastic. They have a "plane" bar that is very unique.

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genova
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We went here for dinner. The view was really nice and the food was ok ( fantastic french fries !) , but it was crowded and it was difficult to talk because of the noise .

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