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Cafe Agua Azul

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American, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim, Costa Rican
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Villas del Parque, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This stunning little cafe/restaurant served the best and freshest food we had in two weeks travelling around Costa Rica. The owner and his american wife were absolutely devoted to serving the finest food they could source. Something for everyone from a 2lb hamburger to the best calamari I have ever eaten. All served with a smile! Mainly populated by locals,... More 

Thank Antonym77
Fort Lauderdale
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since 2004 been going here and love it. Brought the first timers several occasions. Lunch dinner drinks. Always a good time and excellent food. Hopefully coming for tears to come.

Thank blakes8542
Burbank, California
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a super fun and very tasty place that caters to Americans. That said, the hosts were very friendly and accommodating. The vibe is casual fun. The food was very very good. Everyone in our party of 9 was happy with their choices which ranged from expertly prepared seafood to burritos. The atomophere is loud so don't go if... More 

Thank EagleRockMike
Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rob and Paige, wow the food can't be beat. The tuna is off the chart, the fresh red snapper is unbelieavable. The calamari is the best I've ever had, anywhere. The view is spectacular the staff is great and the prices are right on.

Thank Douglas B
Howell, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food the food the food...WOW!!! Amazing every single thing was amazing! Have been here many times and was never disappointed! You will be pleased with anything you order. Enjoy!!!

Thank DawnW89
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise this place was! There is no bad seat in the place (all have a great view), but we were able to sit near the rail. It has a nice, open atmosphere and the food was good. We had burgers and they were all good. The prices are reasonable considering how close to the National Park they... More 

Thank steph410
Naples, Florida
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Café Agua Azul, it has spectacular and breathtaking views, consistently great food (anything from burgers to creative gourmet dinner specials) and a great staff led by a hands on friendly expat that show everyone her "Southern Hospitality". I usually eat several lunches and dinners here on every visit to Manuel Antonio.

Thank Mark S
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate early as were tired after our drive from St Elena, and walked just down the road to Agua Azul. They were warm and friendly and showed us to a table that would have had a great view if it hadn't been dark! Our boys had huge burgers and fries which were excellent, I had the tuna special which... More 

Thank BarryTC60
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family ate here and thought it was pretty good. I had a blackened fish sandwich and it had great flavor and was fresh. My husband had a burger and wasn't that impressed, but it wasn't awful. Our kiddos has chicken fingers and they were good. The view is amazing and service was good. We would recommend it and return... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happy Owner Paige and husband always provide a relaxed atmosphere with a superb view of the ocean. Wonderfully eclectic menu and of course, home to the Big A-s Burger ! Great lunch for large group and delightful service. Good cold beer too ! Thanks for the delicious brownie a la mode birthday ! Excellent Chocolate !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, Latin, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American, Pacific Rim, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villas del Parque, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: 50627775280

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?