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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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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My group stopped here for dinner by chance...It was delicious! I had the pasta with vegetables in a light cream sauce. The sauce was not heavy or tasted calorie laden. It was light and creamy. The veggies still had some crunch to them. Everyone at our table said how delicious their meals were too. It was so good, I had... More 

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I'm sorry that I do not have the names of dishes or photos. but TRUST, it was DELICIOUS! so good that we forgot to take photos! There were 7 of us for lunch and we shared a pitcher of sangria, ceviche, fried calamari, and tuna that was served with a dill spread and toasted bread. No one had any complaints.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I enjoyed them so much I went back twice to have more! I meant to try and pick them apart to try recreate them at home but they were too good. All the mexican food in this place seemed to get the thumbs up from our group. It is a handy location with the supermarket next door too if you... More 

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Long Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

great food. Right off the beach and in the middle of town. Good prices and right next to the "huge map" which is a map of the city with all locations listed. It is a great meeting place.

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Columbus, OH
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142 reviews 142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

After a long morning in the National Park and at the beach, we were hungry. Marlin is right across from the beach in the middle of all the shops in Manuel Antonio, and we expected a rip-off with mediocre food. The food was actually quite good, service was also good and the price was reasonable. I would not shy away... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I am going to rate this place Very Good because they are ideally located, always open and have a great variety of food selections. Service is a bit scattered since they are so busy all the time, but sooner or later you do get your order... and your check... and your change. Did not really mind the wait because there... More 

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San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I ate here with my grandparents and two girlfriends. Everyone loved their food. I do not eat dairy and they had no problem being sure I wasn't served any. My grandfather had their surf and turf special which came with steak and jumbo shrimp, he said it was the best steak he's ever had. He's 73 and he's from cow... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

After having their Sangria we didn't want any other. The view was the beach and the service was stellar. We ordered two different things and shared our own surf and turf combo that was really delicious. It is not a budget travelers daily visit but well worth at least one visit.

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Chelsea, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

We went there last night, kids ordered hamburgers, salad and nachos. They were all content. My husband and I ordered the fish special - Fresh Mahi Mahi and the yellow tuna. The tuna was really good but the Mahi Mahi was overdone and dry, which was really disappointing since it was fresh. Our bill came out to 150 usd for... More 

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Ontario, CANADA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

After a day sweltering on the beach, a pitcher of Sangria at Marlin's is a real treat. It is more fruit juice than wine, and reasonably priced. There's good quesadillas and nachos. This is not gourmet food, but pretty good beach food, quite a bit better than elsewhere at the beach. Dress is very casual.

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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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