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El Avion

Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 3378
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood curry” (39 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (46 reviews)
“fajitas” (60 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is very beautiful and the view is incredible! The staff is polite. But- The Tuna steak is terrible. They replaced it immediately and I ordered a pasta with vegetables- it was *OK*.

Thank Gali4ka
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good service, Great food (we had hamburgers) and there's a beautiful view to the ocean! There's trees all around so we even got to see some monkeys!

Thank yula1902
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is good, but it is more for the novelty of the plane. If you go here, it is better to stick with the basics.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 4 days ago

WHAT A VIEW - dinner and drinks were a bonus here, great value. You are very high over the canvas and the ocean. We seen Tucans, a sloth and little monkeys. Not to mention the plane, in wet weather you can sit inside a plane...More

Thank BonnieS1853
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not much to say about El Avion. It serves a purpose if you want burgers pizza and fries. The fruit smoothies were refreshing.

Thank Gymbunni63
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Totally recommend this bar. Awasome and experienced bartenders. Great Service! The fun part is that the bar staff take songs request to make everyone sing and dance with the locals. The actual bar is small which provides a mix of English pub with a twist...More

Thank Houston B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast, and it was really good, definitely worth it, the fruit was so fresh and the eggs were cooked perfect

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I stopped by for dinner based on a recommendation from a friend. We are glad we did. The food was delicious, and in the tree next to our table was a sloth hanging out! Then a few minutes later some howler monkeys...More

Thank ChadFromVista
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drugs plane good to have a nose around Restaurant very large Managed to get table for best view of monkeys and loads of scarlet macaws Amazing Service good Drinks fine Food ok

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome bar inside the plane that is worth having a few drinks. The bartender was awesome and let us play our own music. Not sure I'd eat dinner here, but definitely worth a stop in!

Thank Todd D
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Questions & Answers
April 29, 2018|
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Response from cwhig1848 | Reviewed this property |
It's a longish walk, but it's all downhill.
February 28, 2018|
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Response from nofilter | Reviewed this property |
It’s walkable for sure but you just have to be careful of traffic as the roads are narrow and the vehicles do go pretty fast .
February 5, 2018|
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Response from cksm2018 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you to go there at around 5:00 for drinks at the bar. Sunset is about 5:45 so you can have a table for dinner and watch sunset there. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 3378
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