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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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SugarLand, TX
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Marlin Restaurant is conveniently located close to Manuel Antonio National Park and is across the street from the public beach so it attracts lots of tourists. It is a bit pricey. It cost us $40.00 for a plate of nachos and a chicken breast and 2 diet cokes. The service was fine. We had considered going to Marlin for dinner... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We had breakfasts, lunches, and dinners here over a two week period. The staff were very friendly and attentive, the margaritas were awesome!!, most evening meals were very good and the banana pancakes for breakfast a definitive go to!! We would definitely go back again.

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The location is great. It's along a tourist street of other restaurants and shops across the street from the beach. The food was good. The nachos were great and a good size portion too. The gallo pinto con pescado was also good. The cocktails are really good and not too weak like some other places. The service was a little... More 

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Austin, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I ate here upon my arrival at Manuel Antonio. The food was good, and it was tough to decide what to order with so many delicious seafood dishes. Service was also pretty good. The location, right across from the beach, provides an outstanding view.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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132 reviews 132 reviews
99 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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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
13 helpful votes 13 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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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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