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Rico Tico Jungle Grill

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Bar, Spanish, South American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
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Kilometro 3 carretera a Manuel Antonio | Sicomono Resort Spa & Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
506) 2777 0777
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Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch after a day at Manuel Antonio. Beautiful setting and views. Food was ok. Pricey but the restaurant is at a resort so what do you expect. Cold Imperials and after hiking and sweating in MA we were thrilled with that! Good guacamole. Ceviche was eh, so-so. They told us we could use the pool if we wanted... More 

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Thank royallti
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed with our two young kids at Si Como No and ate a good number of meals at the Rico Tico. First off, EVERYONE on staff is just lovely. Omar was our main man, but the rest of the waitstaff and bartenders were equally splendid. The food is delicious and plentiful and the view is amazing - literally in... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had breakfasts and afternoon snacks while staying at the hotel. Very friendly staff and good food. View is great by the pool. Also available are 2 for 1 happy hour in the afternoon. Johnny is especially wonderful and always asked about our trips. Nice hotel and is convenient as well.

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Thank Joeyiggy
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the breakfast buffet at Rico Tico, The food was really good and the view is spectacular. Omar, Johnny and Yesilyn always had smiles on their faces and took great care of us - a large party of 8!

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Thank Steve S
Oceanside, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the ambiance, food and service at this charming little place. Especially loved the service and attention from Omor and all the staff who were incredibly polite and attentive. Can't wait to return!

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Thank rllangley
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent, the service was excellent and prices were in line with other restaurants in the area.

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Thank MarcKenya
DQSCN, Supervisor at Rico Tico Jungle Grill, responded to this review

Dear MarcKenya: Thank you very much for your encouraging review of our value and quality of service. We hope to see you back with us again at Si Como No Resort to enjoy more of our hospitality and consider discovering more of our exceptional hospitality with a Greentique Hotel vacation package featuring five great dinning experiences in four very special... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The moment we arrived back at Si Como No it was like being "home" again. The view, the food, the service and energy is so beautiful! The people are so friendly, it was nice seeing our old friends at Rico Tico (Omar, Julio and Roy). My niece (and I) love the family pool and the swim up bar, the slide... More 

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DQSCN, Supervisor at Rico Tico Jungle Grill, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor member: As one of the many repeat customers we host at Si Como No, its very gratifying to read that we continue to deliver on the exceptional experiences and good-nature hospitality by our dedicated staff who treat our guests as part of our family. Saludos, Julio Rivas Rico Tico Jungle Grill Si Como No Resort More 

Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great view! They have a delicious breakfast buffet and fantastic dinner with local music. Omar is the perfect host!

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Thank amm013
DQSCN, Manager at Rico Tico Jungle Grill, responded to this review

Dear amm013: Thank you for recognizing our efforts to offer you the best in quality and service at Si Como No Resort. It’s not hard to meet these expectations where the Magic of Nature brings out the best in all of us, including our guests, who choose to share part of their holiday with Greentique Hotels in beautiful and friendly... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Rico Tico Jungle Grill. The staff ( Omar Nunez and his crew) were always smiling, helpful, courteous and offering great tips and recommendations. They have two wonderful restaurants, one with live music on some evenings. The view in the lower level restaurant is breathtaking. The food is delicious, and you can cater to those wanting authentic Costa Rican... More 

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DQSCN, Supervisor at Rico Tico Jungle Grill, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor member: We very much appreciate your great review of all that we are about at Si Como No. We hope to see you back with us, as a regular guest to enjoy both the Rico Tico and the Claro Que Si restaurants, where making the difference is our pleasure when it comes to offering genuine Costa Rican hospitality.... More 

Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you will not find a more friendly and accomadating staff then Omar Nunez and his crew! not to mention some of the most breathtaking views breakfast or dinner.. day or night.. the Rico Tico Grill has it all! Best Food..Best Views and the Best Staff! I have been to Manuel Antonio twice in the last three years and ALWAYS eat... More 

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Thank dianef02
DQSCN, Supervisor at Rico Tico Jungle Grill, responded to this review

Dear dianef02 We truly appreciate your recommendation and know that we look forward to seeing you again for more of “the best of it all”. When we have the opportunity to be a part of the Si Como No experience, it’s not hard for all of us who work here to share that commitment to service and value with all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Bar, Spanish, South American, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilometro 3 carretera a Manuel Antonio | Sicomono Resort Spa & Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: 506) 2777 0777
Description
Rico Tico Jungle Grill. We offer casual outdoor dining surrounded by jungle gardens and graced with breathtaking jungle and ocean vistas. The grill offers Tico cuisine, a children's menu with many specialized fresh tropical cocktails. Just ask Jimmy Buffett about our buffet - not to mention, our margaritas! Choose from daily fish specials, and ask for the famous Banana Flambe as the grand finale.

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