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La Cantina BBQ

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
011(506)2777-0584
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Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed our evening at La Cantina. The portions were a little on the big side although we hadn't realised that we'd ordered a starter each which actually should have been for two! My fish was great. My husband had the vegetarian brochette which was good. We enjoyed the live music, there was a latin band on and they... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

La Cantina had excellent servers (happy, helpful, relaxed) and a variety of different dishes to choose from. There were fish, chicken, & beef options catering to everyone. The food itself is tasty, cooked to order, and fairly quick. If you're in the mood for grilled options, this is probably a good choice however the price point is higher compared to... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This restaurant is located right across the street from the hotel Costa Verde. It is owned by the same people and the customer service is out of this world. The food is awesome and reasonably priced. Go eat here. And, if you're lucky enough to catch some fish while visiting Manuel Antonio, bring it here, and they will prepare it... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We wanted to hang out and listen to music while eating some dinner. They advertise the 2x1 burger special at entrance - Do not order - the meat is half the size of the bun and it seems to be old or dry meat. My girls shared the chicken nacho appetizer and also said it wasn't good. Atmosphere was okay,... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

it is a very laid back place. real wood fire bbq, good prices. Not a fancy night out, but a good place for a good meal and drinks.

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

We were hoping to find a tapas restaurant for some light snacks in the evening after a busy day. We gave this place a shot because of the live music advertised. The music was fun and entertaining but the menu was not too impressive. Instead of tapas, my husband and I shared an entree because nothing stood out. It was... More

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Red Lodge, Montana
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We ate at La Cantana BBQ tonight and it was just ok. The atmosphere was nice. The service was the first that I would rate as poor in our visit to Costa Rica- - waiter was slow, unfriendly and disengaged. The main course for all six in our party was bland, the desserts were fair. The live music was good,... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We visited this place because it seemed cousy withe the wooden fire and the classic train downstairs, we where not wrong. The people where amusing and there was a live band playing some Latin and other more known songs. An ideal mix with the food we ate. My friends where enthousistic about the grilled meat on the wooden fire. I... More

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Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had the Cantina Salad and the Beef Tenderloin. Holy YUMTOWN! The service was great, the atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxing. Be prepared to take your time eating here, though. Its a longer, "European Style" meal.

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Boston(southshore), Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

we ate here our first night we arrived at Costa Verde ..tired, jetlagged, hungry..We choose the right place. It did not dissapoint. Fresh fish, great beef and great Sangria. It was so good we ate here our last night before we left,,

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