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El Mirador Bar & Restaurant

$$$$Seafood, ,
Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 2777
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, International, South American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not want to leave to taste local fare! Service and food was amazing. Breakfast with the monkeys was entertaining

Thank spin26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, Luis (waiter) deserves a pura vida raise. The entire waitstaff is accommodating, knowledgable and nice. Luis is the best. We stayed at the hotel and planned dinners elsewhere, but the rain kept us here two nights. Great food and vegetarian options. Lunch restaurant at...More

Thank JaimeMexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great!! We stayed at the hotel so we ate here a few times. The breakfast was great, dinner was even better. Sometimes monkeys try to come into the restaurant...I thought I was awesome, some of the women did not! Food is quality,...More

Thank idahocaliborn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All our meals were delicious and the service was wonderful. Very friendly and helpful servers that made us feel like family. A highlight that we have never experienced was that chef Pablo created a birthday cake taking into account numerous food allergies of one of...More

Thank lgovsib
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The menu choices were wide ranging, and everything was beautifully prepared. Wait and bar staff could not be more helpful, or more attentive. Delicious!

Thank jude671
Reviewed June 2, 2018

We vacationed eight days at Arenas Del Mar and dined every evening in the restaurant. We could say we had our own table. The staff was so great; they catered to our every wish. The menu gave us many options and was cooked to perfection....More

Thank Tailingloop
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Myself and my family of six at at El Mirador during our recent visit to MA. We've been to quite a few of the upscale restaurants in the area and this one is among the very best. Recommend going early and enjoying a cocktail at...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Fresh, excellent cusine, creative but not fussy .. a perfect mix of local specialties (Ceviche -- had it 2 days in a row) and good old favourites. Also great service!!

Thank 365trips
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Everything we have eaten has been delicious!!!! Fernando prepared so wonderful special dinners!! The waitstaff couldn’t be more accommodating!!!

Thank dhs1000
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We stayed at the resort and ended up having every dinner at the restaurant because it was so good. The fresh fish, homemade breads, salads were all amazing.

Thank rosie_wheels
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Billie Jo T
July 4, 2017|
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Response from mNewmanStudio | Reviewed this property |
It is a short taxi ride. You will enjoy your dinner there.
Humberto E
April 19, 2017|
Response from Charlie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, My apologies for not seeing your question earlier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $60
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 2777
  • E-mail
El Mirador Restaurant is located near Arenas del Mar's reception area and pool, overlooking Espadilla Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, and the Pacific Ocean. El Mirador—which means “the viewpoint” in Spanish—has an open air, covered interior dining area and outdoor seating. Along with breathtaking views and gorgeous sunsets, our restaurant serves breakfast and dinner using fresh, local ingredients. Start your day with our complimentary breakfast: fresh fruits, homemade granola, warm muffins and breads, eggs, pancakes and of course, Costa Rican coffee. Our dinner menu includes highlights such as locally caught fish and other delicacies at this authentic full-service Costa Rican restaurant.
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