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Kapi Kapi

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Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
777-5049
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful restaurant with great food.

Ate here our last night in Manuel Antonio. We arrived early during the green season so we didn't need reservations. In fact we were the only table in the restaurant. Our waiter was excellent. Attentive. Responsive and made us feel special. We ordered the famous lava cake. I read other reviews who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Ate here our last night in Manuel Antonio. We arrived early during the green season so we didn't need reservations. In fact we were the only table in the restaurant. Our waiter was excellent. Attentive. Responsive and made us feel special. We ordered the famous lava cake. I read other reviews who were not blown away... We thought it was... More 

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San Rafael, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

With so many people we encountered in Costa Rica so very friendly and accommodating, we were surprised at the more rushed and distracted service we encountered here, especially as we were a group of 5 adults.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very good place with fusion food in a islandish yet chic decor. Had seared yellow fin tuna and green papaya salad as well as Pargo with sliced eggplant. Went twice.

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Indialantic, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Delicious food. A limited, creative and high-end menu. Picky eaters may be at a loss but foodies will like it.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you are in the area, make sure you put Kapi Kapi on your dinnertime must-visit list. For starters, this outdoor (like all others) restaurant was by far the most elegant and beautiful of any in the area. The service was excellent. Everything we ordered was delicious including delicate shrimp ravioli, perfectly cooked ahi tuna, and shrimp skewers. And nobody... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went here on a whim after having cocktails elsewhere... We only had 2 nights left in Manuel Antonio so wanted to experience as many places as possible. We loved it. We were a group of 3 friends but I can imagine it is a lovely spot for a romantic dinner. We each had the Asian lettuce wraps which were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Lovely spot and great drinks. Appetizers were quite good. Excellent entrees included ravioli, grilled shrimp and panko Mahi. Desserts were quite good but I'd skip the chocolate lava cake.

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Chester Springs, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were in Costa Rica with old friends and our children. We left the teens behind at the house we rented to order pizza, while we went to Kapi Kapi for an adults only dinner to celebrate our friends' 25th anniversary. This place was a perfect choice. We ate fairly early (around 6) as we were up early each day... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A wonderful and romantic dinner. The ambience was beautiful The food delicious with a incredible presentation. I would highly recommend the Sangria and the desserts.

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South Salem, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant. The food was great. We loved chicken lettuce wraps so much that we asked for another order. My husband had a prime steak and I had shrimp and it was delicious! Stuff was very attentive. We will definitely come back to this restaurant if we will be visiting Manuel Antonio again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: 777-5049

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?