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Restaurante and Sports Bar El Sol

Manuel Antonio's main public beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+50627777003
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Dining options: Late Night
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Clifton, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

watched some world cup games here and I thought the prices were very good for the area. Buckets of beer and and food while having the only second story view of Manuel Antonio beach. Great place for sunset and sports

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Waupun, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

As the sun set over the ocean, my husband and I enjoyed smoothies to cool off after being on the beach all afternoon. The open air 2nd floor seating was really nice. Great view! We couldn't stay for dinner, but I've heard the seafood is excellent.

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Prince George, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Good service, better food, lovely scenery. Loved the cerviche and fish tacos. Recommended by the La Posada staff.

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Peru, Maine, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed in Manual Antonio for 4 nights and ate a meal here every day. The ceviche was amazing. I raved about it so much our waiter brought me into the kitchen to personally tell the chef! The service was excellent and friendly. The seating was open air overlooking the ocean. Besides the ceviche we also enjoyed the casadas and... More

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

El Sol was recommended by a waiter in our hotel who knew the chef. He said this chef knew how to cook, so we decided to go there after a busy morning of hiking and swimming at Manel Antonio Park. We were not disappointed! I need to explain that my husband is a chef, so we tend to be picky... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We ate here several times since it's right across the street from the main beach. Being on the second floor, and open to the outside, there is a nice breeze off the ocean. We found that ordering a variety of appetizers along with our drinks was the way to go. The calamari is fantastic! The staff were just so friendly... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

After a few hours on the beach we came across this sports bar. Looking for something spicy on this hot day the owner had only tobacco sauce available. Although he seen our disappointment, he promised the next day to make a batch of his own homemade hot sauce. The next day we visited there again and true to his word... More

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Dartford
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We went here twice, and were impressed with the food and service, as well as the view. The only negative is the cocktails are too strong!! Well worth a visit.

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Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Everything on the strip is pricey, but we enjoyed eating here. The food was very good, and we sat at the tables overlooking the view of the beach. The staff was also very friendly and provided great service.

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Macomb, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

food was good but nothing special and a little pricey. the portions were ok. it is convenient on the strip but it is upstairs and open air so when its hot and we went after the sun went down and all they have is fans. we were sweating sitting there eating.

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