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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, South American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The breakfast was absolutely delightful, we looked forward to getting up early everyday to enjoy the yummy offerings. The fresh juice selection changed daily and was really good, and the fresh cut fruit was also refreshing and crisp. The breakfast menu was light, fresh and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We absolutely loved the food at El Mirador. The breakfast was wonderful, loved the fresh fruits and juices. Loved the breakfasts, the gallo pinto, eggs ranchero and the chia pudding. Dinner was a bit expensive but very tasty, I had the best mahi-mahi with coconut...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bchgirlie
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The views are breathtaking. When reaching the place post 4 pm and before 8 pm you only get to choose from the tapas and start and salad menu. The tapas were good but not exceptional. The owner of the place came to introduce himself which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Natalie L
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The entire staff is first class! Loved having the Gluten free notation on the menu for each dish. They were great with my food allergies, going out of their way to accommodate me. I hope you get Luis, Jason or Henry as your waiter, they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alise M
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Breakfast was amazing, incredible way to start the day. Fresh juices, nice variety on the menu, served promptly, delicious coffee. Dinners were always creative, fresh local fish was amazing and prepared always in interesting ways. Desserts were also fantastic.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PLA072
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A must see place! Plan to go for drinks at sunset but call in advance for a reservation. It is a bit remote so plan to take a cab to the hotel. Golf carts shuttle patrons up to the restaurant on the property We had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed July 12, 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank spin26
Reviewed June 28, 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JaimeMexico
Reviewed June 21, 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HaveKidsWillTravel7
Reviewed June 16, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
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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 786charliee | 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, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
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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