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Makako Restaurante at El Mangroove Hotel

Hwy 159 and Hwy 254 Intersection, Costa Rica
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had an all inclusive, but the food was amazing. Dont forget to check out the little mini shakes each morning (and the sweet plantains are amazing!)

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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
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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Address: Hwy 159 and Hwy 254 Intersection, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo

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