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Cantina Salsipuedes

Manuel Antonio Road, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
506-777-5019
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Cuisines: Tapas, Central American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Baltimore, MD
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Visited here a few time with my husband during our trip to Manuel Antonio. We found it during a walk down the street.... my husband checked out the menu and said we had to stop here the next day. We did and came back a second time, we liked it so much. The restaurant is not huge but has an... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This restaurant has one of the best views in all of Manuel Antonio. The tapas are delicious, you must try the chorizo and black beans, delicious!

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Spokane, WA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went on a Thursday night around sunset and place was pretty quiet. Server was decent and we ordered several small plates to try different items. We had wings, black bean dip, mahi mahi and a Mexican meat dish. All were average to good. We got 2 for 1 drinks and had their Quaro Sour which is decent. All prices... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Recommended by a local, this place has excellent local food, super fresh sushi and a very fun, friendly and quirky staff. Absolutely my favorite in Quepos and one of the few places bucking the unfortunate trend of much higher dining prices in this area of Quepos.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I can only guess Salsipuedes is ranked so low because it caters more to locals than tourists. You don't get white linens, table side service as one going to manuel antonio might expect, but this place is where you to go mesh with the local crowd, get local cuisine, and drinks strong enough to give a frat party a run... More

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New Jersey, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were a party of 5, 3 adults and 2 teenagers. It was our first time on s segway and something my husband always wanting to try. It was a great experience. Miguel was a terrific guide. The highlight of the tour was interacting with the villagers on Cocal Island. Friendly people living rather primitively mear the most spectacular unspoiled... More

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Pearland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our family of 10 had a wonderful experience here. We were greeted so warmly, service was quick. We all ordered something different and shared. My son, who loves trying different hot sauces from around the world, asked if they had anything other than the tabasco and he was given some of the chef's own blend. My son, loved it, even... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This place was an amazing find! I just happened to be in the area and stopped in. They are open all day and have great breakfast and lunch/dinner. The service is great and the staff is extremely friendly. I ate here numerous times and would love to go back. The ocean view is breathtaking!

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Newark, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We recently returned to Cantina Salsipuedes after about two years and were pleasantly surprised to discover that time had not impacted either the great ambiance or the tasty dishes. While the menu is primarily tapas, there are are other entrees-although I would recommend sampling several of the tapas plates. The servings are plentiful and full of flavor. The staff is... More

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The residents of Manuel Antonio and Quepos have chosen Salsipuedes (leave if you can) as their new favorite local hangout in the Best of Manuel Antonio & Quepos 2014. This restaurant has a wonderful blend of delicious tapas (appetizers) and a magnificent ocean view, expats and Ticos (Costa Ricans), and a friendly staff with good service. Sunsets are particularly awesome... More

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