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Los Gemelos

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Beachfront in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

We had lunch here- it was fantastic! There is lots of choice on the menu. I had bruschetta which is one of the appetisers. It was a decent portion and really nice. I wasn't sure how big the bruschetta would be so I had nachos with salsa too and they were nice too. The bruschetta was particularly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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686 reviews 686 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
814 helpful votes 814 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here- it was fantastic! There is lots of choice on the menu. I had bruschetta which is one of the appetisers. It was a decent portion and really nice. I wasn't sure how big the bruschetta would be so I had nachos with salsa too and they were nice too. The bruschetta was particularly good though! Nice... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I had casado con pescado, a traditional Costa Rican dish with fresh snapper. Best fish I had in years! Low key local restaurant with awesome quality and service.

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Pittsburg, CA
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29 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We actually ate here twice, even with all the other nearby restaurants being here. My son loved the hamburgers and my wife enjoyed their casados. Perfect place to order some nachos and have a beer.

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The place is small with a bar for about 5-6 people and even fewer tables. It is an open air restaurant directly facing the ocean with the corresponding breezes. All day long Los Gemelos (The Twins) experiences steady traffic with a mix of the locals and tourists, and some tourists that decided to be locals after a taste of Manuel... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Don't let the appearance of this laid back bar/grill fool you. It serves some excellent food that is well priced. We liked it so much we were returning customers, despite the fact that there were many other choices. We tried their grilled and fried red snapper, seafood platter for two, mahi-mahi, quesadillas, chicken casado and banana flambé. Make sure you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We waited a long time for our beverages to come (only two of us), and had to ask for them twice. Then, the food (hamburgers) took even longer. The place wasn't busy at the time. When we got our burgers we couldn't eat much of them, as they were red and tasted weird. The only time I got stomach problems... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

Great food and cold beer right opposite the beach. The fish is great and there are lots of fast food options too. One of the few places that seemed to stay open into the night.

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Sarasota
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13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We were searching for tex-mex food, and this was the perfect place to stumble upon. We believe that it had the most reasonable prices within the area, and the food was AMAZING. They catered very well to vegetarians. Get the quesadillas!! The service was also exceptional, and when my partner and I encountered someone we thought was dangerous on the... More 

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Upland, CA
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Casual atmosphere, we went after spending the day hiking at the National Park. Tables available inside and out. Typical Costa Rican food, and a full bar. My husband had the red snapper and I had shrimp ceviche, good but not spectacular. Nice place to people watch as you cool down with a drink.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

We stopped at Gemelos after a tour or MA park. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere with tables inside and outside on the main road looking out towads the ocean and the main public beach in MA. The server was very entertaining and friendly. The food was typical Costa Rican and the lunch we had was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beachfront in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Costa Rican

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