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Emilio's Cafe

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Seafood, Mediterranean, Central American, Sandwiches, Healthy
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40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Main Road to Manuel Antonio Nacional Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 6807
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch With a View

After a morning of hiking in the park, we stopped here for lunch, and what a find! We each got a falafel, which was better than I've had just about anywhere in the States, and the view from the patio...wow! They also have excellent desert to finish off the meal. Go for it, you won't be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Todd G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

After a morning of hiking in the park, we stopped here for lunch, and what a find! We each got a falafel, which was better than I've had just about anywhere in the States, and the view from the patio...wow! They also have excellent desert to finish off the meal. Go for it, you won't be disappointed!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Awesome meals, great view, and attentive staff. We stopped in for dinner one night, they had a 2-person live band that was wonderful for background. We returned two days later for afternoon snack and drinks, the view was incredible.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was my boyfriend's birthday and I needed a cake. Found Emilio's and got a passionfruit cake and peanut butter oreo pie. AMAZING. Great view. Like most places, environmentally friendly - so a bit hot. Went back for breakfast - wonderful! You have to try the french toast with cinnamon - amazing!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great coffee and friendly staff! Fresh juices are available too and you can buy the coffee beans to take home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Best restaurant view I've ever seen! Great, strong coffee, at a reasonable price. Strongly recommend stopping by at least once!

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were in Manuel Antonio for one week, and after trying Emilio's for dinner, we didn't go anywhere else! Terrific food, wonderful servers, reasonable prices and an absolutely gorgeous view. Couldn't have asked for anything more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

from breakfast to a lovely dinner. Coffee was top notch...Jazz night was fantastic... Great for a couple or a family. Lovely views.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The view is breathtaking, the food is excellent! My son ordered fish sticks and they brought an entire basket of them. The best we ever had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We really enjoyed our meal at Emilio's. The food was excellent, well prepared and beautifully presented. And the view was also outstanding. The prices were reasonable for all of this

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We ate two meals here: dinner and lunch. I have to say while both meals were good, we enjoyed lunch more. The dinner menu was a mix of seafood, Indian(?) and other and while good, it was fairly crowded (tables close together) and since it was dark, you couldn't see the beautiful view. The live jazz singer was awesome and... More 

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Additional Information about Emilio's Cafe

Address: 40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Main Road to Manuel Antonio Nacional Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2777 6807
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Central American, Sandwiches, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Main Road to Manuel Antonio Nacional Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 6807

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Central American, Sandwiches, Healthy
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?