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Makako Restaurante at El Mangroove Hotel

Hwy 159 and Hwy 254 Intersection, Costa Rica
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- Jun 20, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Nice place and ambient, courteous staff, however food was not good, fish had no flavor and hamburger way too salty, did not finish either plate.

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

this restaurant is located in the super hip new el mangrove hotel, and like the rest of the resort, it has a modern, relaed yet very stylish vibe. the menu is ambitious and sophisticated and the food is delicious--the short ribs were the best i've ever had, and all the dishes we tried, from the pasta with duck ragout to... More

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had a great meal here. There is a formal, white tablecloth indoor restaurant which looked lovely but was not in keeping with our idea of a vacation meal. We had the same food outdoors, overlooking the pool and ocean.

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Quitman, Texas
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131 reviews 131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Hubby and I had dinner at Makako last night and were delighted with this new find. The restaurant would easily be a contender in a large U.S. metropolitan area on ambience alone. Tables were beautifully appointed, and the lighting by the adjacent pool was almost ethereal with foot-tall egg-shaped orbs on the ground which emitted a soft glow and warmth... More

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