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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this restaurant and we're so glad he did. The bar/restaurant is built around an old airplane; and there are 2 floors with a fairly large seating area on each floor. The best tables for the view of the sunset and any wildlife...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed May 14, 2020

The place is definitely for tourists, but it is pretty cool because it has a lot of history in it. The view is spectacular but so are so many other places in Manuel Antonio. The drinks were good, but the food wasn't the best.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed April 21, 2020

We went on a clear day and the sunset was so breathtaking. The drinks, Beer and Margaritas were good. The food is OK, not some of the best we had on our trip. This area is for the tourists but El Avion is ALL about...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed April 20, 2020

We chose this place for lunch because of the huge airplane in the middle of it and for the fantastic views. We had low expectations for food, but we were wrong. The food, drinks and service were all excellent! This place should be higher on...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed April 19, 2020

We were are party of 19, that said we all got what we ordered within a time constraint that was reasonable for a group of that size. The nachos I ordered were plentiful, nicely seasoned and delicious. The menu is very extensive.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed April 15, 2020

We ate here one night and were pleased we did do. The food was very good. It is such an unusual place built around the plane. We did the obligatory photos in the cockpit etc. It has a very nice feel to it here with...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 25, 2020

We wanted to catch the sunset and have a few drinks a before supper. It was a great choice. Good drink specials. great food and fabulous view. The bar is built around an old airplane; apparently famously used by DEA and in a movie with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 20, 2020

I really wanted to like this place but unfortunately the service was poor and the menu was more limited than we had expected. The food (when it eventually arrives) was very mediocre. Staff didn't seem to care at all and they were very unfriendly. Our...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 19, 2020 via mobile

We ordered tuna poke bowl and a El Avion burger and both meals were super delicious. Great place to stop by for food and drinks on your way to or from Manuel Antonio Park

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 19, 2020

After enjoying Manuel Ortega National Park, we drove to a wonderful local restaurant named El Avion. Built into the restaurant was the chassis of a WWII surplus cargo plane that had an infamous history. The plane was used by the notorious drug runner and CIA...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Charlotte O
August 29, 2019|
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Response from CLW35 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Charlotte, El Avion is in Manuel Antonio which I think is about an hour from Jaco.
January 31, 2019|
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Response from Kipkelike | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know either.
April 29, 2018|
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Response from fran0416 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, but don’t think so. There are plenty of taxis and also bus services.
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