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Sunspot Bar & Grill

| Makanda by the Sea, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0442
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
2 weeks ago
“Sunspot by Makanda by the Sea”
May 31, 2016
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South American, Costa Rican
| Makanda by the Sea, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

WE stayed at the hotel, and ate at the restaurant one night. THe service was great, and the grilled fish, which was the special, was the best fish I had in Costa Rica. Actually, everything about the meal was excellent.

Thank Proffessor
Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

The food is pretty good, but not really Costa Rican. It's also not exactly cheap! The service and view though is pretty good.

Thank ctcduggan
Reviewed May 30, 2012 via mobile

We had dinner and watched the sunset from sunspot bar and grill a few nights ago. The tables are set out by the pool in purple tents with white lighting and candles. We were the only people there for about an hour which was nice....More

Thank tnroberson
Reviewed April 23, 2012

Having walked by on many occasions I was finally grateful to sit and have lunch by the pool. A beautiful setting overlooking the Pacific. Cuban pulled pork sandwich was very tasty and reasonable with a cold drink for 6,000 colones $12.00. This is a classy...More

1  Thank jpbird
Reviewed February 8, 2012

Based on other Trip Advisor (and other reviews), we made a reservation for what we expected to be a romantic dinner for our last night in CR. Reservations were "highly recommended" but when we arrived, there were only 2 other couples there -- quite empty....More

Thank erinmargo
Reviewed January 16, 2012

I came here with my fiance hoping to experience what we had heard offered a spectacular ambiance coupled with a stellar menu. Unfortunately, we experienced neither. Our waiter, Jorje, was extremely rude from the beginning of our evening. After Jorje unapologetically screwed up our drink...More

Thank Ruwan G
Reviewed January 6, 2012

I love Makanda and love the Sunspot. I would love it more if they had an actual restaurant, but okay... It is poolside, but the food is amazingly good. I would highly recommend it. They should really let the public know how to eat there....More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed October 4, 2011

On a recommendation from one of my travel books, my boyfriend and I decided to try Sunspot at Makanda By The Sea. The restaurant is beside the pool and most of the tables are in these silk-like tents with candles and white lights. The food...More

Thank LKCR32
Reviewed September 10, 2011

The Sunspot Bar & Grill at the Hotel Makanda by the Sea has excellent food, service, and atmosphere. The decorations and color scheme are beautiful. I ate lunch at the Sunspot three times during the nine days I was in Manuel Antonio. Every dish my...More

Thank Wendy908
Reviewed September 9, 2011

This has been a favorite spot of ours for lunch or happy hours snacks for quite a while, but last night we went for dinner and it was a delightful experience. The staff is great, very friendly and attentive. The setting is gorgeous and romantic...More

Thank lzbarkly
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South American, Costa Rican
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  • Address: | Makanda by the Sea, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0442
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