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Emilio's Cafe

40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Calle hacia el Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 6807
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $50
Cuisines: Healthy
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Don't judge this book by the cover. From the outside the restaurant looks a little shady but when you walk through the door and gaze out over the water you'll be thankful you didn't pass this one by. From start to finish we were taken care of. As a large group travelling to Costa Rica for a wedding we were... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I came here a few times during our stay near Manuel Antonio on our honeymoon and each experience was great. We've tried their croissant breakfast sandwich, flourless chocolate cake (YUM), macaroon, and lattes. All were great and the service was good. Beautiful view.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stopped there for lunch after visiting Biesanz beach down the street. It was recommended by locals. Delicious food, beautiful views, great staff. Had the falafel salad and the Kafka pita - really tasty! The cheesecake is nice, too. It's a pity we found this place on our last day in the area... It's a must if you want to... More

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Went here twice--both times i hated the service, but the first time i thought maybe they were having an off night and since i liked the location/atmosphere i tried it again. Problems with service: A) cant get service to save my life, completely ignore me B) they pay attention to others, like families (im traveling alone at this moment) --... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Views are great, the salads are fantastic!!! and also the rib eye, but... in the end you pay for it. I can't rate it as excelent, because the views are the best thing that they have, and it wouldn't be worth for other places that do a fantastic job and you leave the place incredibly happy without this views. Views... More

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Hutto, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Food was great and coffee was the best! Oh and desserts are so amazing and have lots of options. We visited many times after getting hooked the first time we stopped for coffee. The people that work there are friendly and great. The view is beautiful.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Nice ocean view but food was disappointing and service wasn't great, not a very good atmosphere. The evening time live music is fun though.

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Louvain-la-Neuve, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We asked a pepper steak that was very good. The problem was that the waiter told us the wrong price of the plate and in the end we paid overpriced. He said it was a mistake and said he was sorry but we had no refound. We felt tricked

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Draper, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

very cool views. great food, a bit pricey but it felt like a coffee hang out from back in the state.

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My favorite thing to order here is the falafel. They have a wide range of choices and specials change often. Good seafood specials! I like it for a weekend breakfast or brunch. Sometimes they have live jazz or Latino music on weekends for dinner and Sunday brunch. Best of all though, are the heavenly desserts with a great cappucino. It's... More

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