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All 72 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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Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

1. Drinks are like $10 2. The Appetizer Nachos are Pretty Darn Good! 3. Meal was very nice, a little suprising. 4. The View was GREAT. 5. Monkeys were right outside. So Cool.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

After a comfortable and tasty evening with my family and friends spent at El Avion, we returned to our car parked in front of the restaurant. The parking guard accompanied us to our car (for no obvious reason at first...). When we arrived to our rented car, the guard warned us that one of our front tire was low. He... More

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Management has contacted this reviewer directly to resolve this issue in a manner that will leave a better taste than the one which ended their evening. We at El Avion take our guests satisfaction and safety very seriously and go to great lengths to ensure it. This matter will be resolved to this guest's satisfaction. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a creative idea to have a restaurant like this! Such a cute open restaurant under the airplane with breathtaking view! We were there during sun set and wow that view was spectacular! I ordered the seafood pasta and it was mediocre but it was worth it with the view.

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We went for lunch with the children. They loved the plane because the got to sit in the cockpit. The have a kids menu with the usual fair...pasta, hot dog etc. the adults liked what they had as well.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A fun bar and setting, but the food was average and the service wasn't much better. The converted actual airplane drew us in, and it was close to our hotel. Would go back again for drinks, but probably not for dinner.

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Berlin, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We've stopped here on our trip to Manuel Antonio for late lunch and it was absolutely delicious. The view was awesome and the staff was nice and advertent. The food tasted really good and the portion was huge, i couldn't eat all of it. The prices were fair for what you've got. We'll definitely eat there again, if we're in... More

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Food was great! Atmosphere was lovely & the staff was warm, friendly & attentive. Try the whole fried fish!

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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Pros: - Offers a scenic view that is simply breathtaking! - The restaurant itself is just like a museum (an actual aircraft made restaurant) that is beautifully transformed. - The food is just magnificent! - The service is great! ** - I honestly think this is a gem of a restaurant and didn't find anything wrong with it.

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Palm Springs, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Did not eat here as we were told by several folks not to waste our time or money with the food. However, I am so glad we went to check it out because it is the coolest place ever. The view is one of the best in Manuel Antonio. Don't miss this spot for sunset or just for drinks at... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The positive reviews are correct, the food is really good, the price is fair, the atmosphere is relaxing and the view is incredible. The wait staff was very friendly and quick with the service. It is a good place for a date or for a family, our kids enjoyed spotting the monkeys just... More

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