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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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Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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
Best place in Manuel Antonio!!!

Great restaurant with awesome views. Emilio and the staff are also really great people. Really cool ambiance!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Great restaurant with awesome views. Emilio and the staff are also really great people. Really cool ambiance!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Hidden gem with great views. The traditional breakfast was delicious. Fresh fruit and coffee. They also have a bakery and stocked bar. We'll definitely come back during our visit here for dinner and dessert

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I think this was our favourite place to go in Manuel Antonio. And possibly our favourite 'eating experience' in the whole of central America. In day time the view is amazing.. the lunches are super tasty. The cakes are so so good! Dinners are delicious too, had one of the best steaks I've ever eaten.. and of course, cake for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This place was right across the street from our hotel so we walked in to grab a cup of coffee. We got some iced lattes and desserts which were amazing. And the view you just can't beat

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great place nearby our hotel. Had a great breakfast and coffee! Cafe has a cool street art vibe, and very friendly staff.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

At the entrance, the sign says 'the best coffee in town'. I can't tell about all the coffees in town, but I can say that it is indeed the best espresso I've had in the Manuel Antonio area - and I've tried quite a few. If you fancy a real espresso, with the bonus of a gorgeous view and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We ate here twice. Excellent breakfast spot. What a view. Great, friendly service. We enjoyed the ciabatta with goat's cheese and avocado, along with the fruit plate. Wonderful.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Emilio's took my order on the phone from Indonesia to deliver to my girl who was in Costa Rica. They don't have CC facilities, but were happy to accept my word that i would set them right with cash the next day. That is service! Thank you!! The feedback was the juice was outstanding...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Just a perfect spot for a cocktail as the sun goes down! Picture perfect with great laid-back ambience. We just had cocktails but desserts looked fantastic! Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food is great, the views are breathtaking, BUT save room for the dessert! Make sure to try the Peanut butter oreo pie!!!!!

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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?