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Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
2777-1134
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Central American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Right across the street from the beach, though the buses often block the view. I had the seafood soup, oversalted fishy water with overcooked seafood in it. My husband's quesadillas were at least edible though I can't say much more for them. Go to the place upstairs by the ice cream parlor. Better view. Though I didn't have any food... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The location is awesome. I took the best video of a lightning storm from my seat. But it was one of those situations where, because I didn't show promise of a huge meal/bar ticket, my server totally ignored me after initial contact. Soup was way too salty and it was difficult to get attention to order a drink. When I... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended by several people. They were correct. The food is good, especially the seafood of course. The drinks are good with many choices. The location is across the street from the beach on a very busy corner so there is plenty to look at.

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Boston
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had dinner there twice. The piña colada is nice. The tuna steak is fresh and tasty. The deep fried red snapper is big. They sold many of this fried fish dish. Chicken dish and the raw fish dish are also great. Prices are reasonable. The restaurant has a nice ocean view. We had our dinner there while there was... More

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Corozal Town, Belize
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Restaurant is popular for a reason, service is friendly, prompt and accurate. The food was very good and the entire group enjoyed the atmosphere as well as the food and fresh fruit drinks - can't beat the fresh drinks in this country. If you are going to the beach or into the park, this may be the best hideout to... More

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Clifton Park, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have eaten here several times in last two visits to Manuel Antonio. Great location at the beach - love the view. Fun crowd. Relatively simple meals but very good. Great fish. Easy walking distance to a number of hotels. When finished with dinner just cross the street and walk the beautiful beach.

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San Francisco, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Its in the main row of tourist restaurants on the beach. But has really big choice of nice cocktails, happy hour is 2 for 1, and the food was quite good actually, very large generious portions. Fun lively crowd of course.

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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A group of 8 of us and not a bad meal to go around. The MAHI-MAHI was yum, simply grilled and served with grilled veggies. Other meals at the table - seafood pasta, a steak sandwich with fries, jumbo shrimp served with casava and veggies, chicken and shrimp rice. Ended our meals with espresso and local coffee. Pricing is on... More

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Clovis, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed a week in MA and the seafood platter was the best meal we had in MA. They had 2 seafood platters as specials and as we are a family of 4 with 2 "boys" (21 and 18) we ordered both platters. The seafood was perfect, the service was great and for the amount of seafood you get, we... More

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Dana Point, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Located right across from Espadilla Norte Beach on the corner, it was very busy, almost chaotic. We were seated and then asked to move to a smaller table to accommodate a larger group. Then they seemed they forgot about us for a while. The food was just okay, nothing special and not really a good value.

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Additional Information about Marlin Restaurant

Address: Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2777-1134
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Central American

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