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Kapi Kapi

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Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
777-5049
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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 418
    Excellent
  • 157
    Very good
  • 77
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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
Fantastic dining experience in Manuel Antonio

This is one of the most favorably rated restaurants in Manuel Antonio and with good reason. Expensive, yes, but quiet and romantic with a nouvelle Costa Rican flair. We enjoyed two of the most interesting items on the menu: large local shrimp skewered on spikes of sugar cane and then grilled, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
David116116
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Houston, Texas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most favorably rated restaurants in Manuel Antonio and with good reason. Expensive, yes, but quiet and romantic with a nouvelle Costa Rican flair. We enjoyed two of the most interesting items on the menu: large local shrimp skewered on spikes of sugar cane and then grilled, and mahi-mahi crusted with macadamia nuts. Great presentations but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The food was great, had the red snapper and mango coconut shrimp. Portions were huge, couldn't eat all of it. Both dishes were delicious. Also tried the white sangria, very nice. And the chocolate soufflé for desert was great

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Paris, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place has a charming restaurant and very good food. Small menu based I fish mainly, with an Asian Thai twist. Good fresh produce. Tasty dishes with nice spicyness. Everything cooked to perfection. Good presentations. Tuna was excellent. Service was great. I recommend this place as a semi fine dining. Place has a soft atmosphere and friendly layed back service.... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food was delicious! Our waiter Nelson was so helpful, beyond kind and offered us wonderful service!

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Los Angeles
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food was thai/American/fusion. I had the panko crusted mahi mahi and a salad - which was way too big! My companion had the chocolate soufflé, which she said was amazing and fabulous.

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

had dinner and drinks with family and friends here last night. Food was some of the best we've had in Quepos area. Nice breeze and beautiful setting. My daughter loved the shrimp ravioli and the Mahdi Mahdi was delicious. Chocolate flambé was enjoyed by all! Great for couples or families and able to accommodate a large group with short notice.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I got an advice from a colleague, saying it's a super-nice restaurant in Manuel Antonio, but he was there a couple of years ago. Maybe something changed, but the food was not impressive. The overall atmosphere is nice, I'd advice to go there for a drink. We all had different cocktails, all were pretty strong and tasty. For those prices... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

really great food and service. Very reasonable prices for an upscale restaurant. We liked the variety on the menu. Ambience was the best in the area for sure.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

we expected more for the price and reviews, very limited choices, the two we chose were very disappointing. The main dishes alone get only 2 stars.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The food here was very good and the covered outdoor dining was attractive. Best to dress up a little for this one, and make a reservation in advance.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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