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“Great little casual place on the beach!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Los Gemelos

Los Gemelos
Beachfront in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Reading, United Kingdom
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77 restaurant reviews
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Great little casual place on the beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

Great food and cold beer right opposite the beach. The fish is great and there are lots of fast food options too. One of the few places that seemed to stay open into the night.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Sarasota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Fantastic all-around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We were searching for tex-mex food, and this was the perfect place to stumble upon. We believe that it had the most reasonable prices within the area, and the food was AMAZING. They catered very well to vegetarians. Get the quesadillas!! The service was also exceptional, and when my partner and I encountered someone we thought was dangerous on the way back to our hostel, we walked back to the restaurant and our server was happy to walk us home. I would recommend Las Gemelas to anyone hungry in Manuel Antonio.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Upland, CA
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Come as you are after touring MA National Park or speding the day at the beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Casual atmosphere, we went after spending the day hiking at the National Park. Tables available inside and out. Typical Costa Rican food, and a full bar. My husband had the red snapper and I had shrimp ceviche, good but not spectacular. Nice place to people watch as you cool down with a drink.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dayton, Ohio
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“Casual Place to Grab A Meal Near the Park and Public Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

We stopped at Gemelos after a tour or MA park. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere with tables inside and outside on the main road looking out towads the ocean and the main public beach in MA. The server was very entertaining and friendly. The food was typical Costa Rican and the lunch we had was good and very filling. We have the chicken casado plates (one of the best we had in MA), sandwhiches, soup and the kids had the chicken strips and fries. They also had great smoothies for only 1,000 colones that everyone enjoyed. A place for a simple meal at a reasonable price close to the beach and National Park.

Also, a lot of the surfer crowd hangs out here so if you want to negotiate some good surfing lessons this is probably the place to go and see what kind of deal you can work. Without trying they offered us $40 for two hours of lessons and then use of a board the rest of the day so this seemed pretty good.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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