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El Lagarto

$$ - $$$Seafood, Barbecue,
200mts. Norte de la Plaza de Deportes de Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 6932
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“baked potato” (37 reviews)
“steak” (89 reviews)
“surf and turf” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Barbecue, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
200mts. Norte de la Plaza de Deportes de Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great spot to see sunset. English menu available. Staff and speak fluent English. cc accepted. USD accepted. Specialized in grilled meat and seafood. Food nicely grilled, moist and juicy inside. 2 for 1 for selected cocktails at happy hour. Steep price tags. Leaving with half-full...More

Thank chinmak
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is lovely and has a great view. The food was mixed-I had an 11oz steak tenderloin and my son had 9oz - both looked the same size. Tasted good. Husband had shrimp which for the price were really nothing special and small!The service...More

Thank Pau1inamillion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m a meet lover, this Resturant is really GOOD. We had the grilled octopus for started, amazing taste! For man in we had stake, the stake and fish, the stake and shrimp, telling you, was awesome! Little expensive, but Must visit!

Thank LahavSavir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rehearsal dinner for my sister's dinner was held here and my husband and I enjoyed it so much we came back a few days later. Delicious food cooked over a one-of-a-kind grill. Who knew grilled tomatoes could be so mouthwatering?

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unusual (unusually excellent) combination of really high-quality food in a relaxed setting. Great sunset. Delicious steaks. Very good service. It's a little off the road, but don't let that put you off -- this is a top-notch restaurant. And the grill, in the corner,...More

Thank russell637
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fisrt time I went it was late and I was tired and couldnt make up my mind. Pedro the Bartender gave me a few helpful tips to relax with a great drink and then choose. He was right i was abe to choose a...More

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant! The staff is very professional and courteous. The food was amazing, and the view is spectacular! Alejandro is wonderful!!

Thank PfaffFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visit the place for the first time after living here for 4 years now. And we feel so sorry for ourselves that this was our first time to eat here. The place is romantically dimmed with a candle light on your...More

Thank maryisabel2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go at sunset and enjoy a spectacular view. Food was great--variety of meat and seafood prepared fresh on the grill. Yummy drinks. Service a bit slow.

Thank 2aks
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Our large family ate here for dinner one evening as several had been here before and suggested it. We were seated promptly and were able to enjoy the amazing view and sunset. The grill setup is really neat and the kids enjoyed watching the cook...More

Thank Missy C
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trina e
February 4, 2018|
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Response from scottgriff71 | Reviewed this property |
They love kids. Our kids had a good time but there were 2 11 year olds and a 13 year old. They usually eat off the adult menu but I know they have burgers, chicken tenders, fries, desserts , everything a kid would eat with... More
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iltrekguy
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Joeli P | Reviewed this property |
yes
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Tina T
June 17, 2016|
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Response from Tina T | Reviewed this property |
? I was talking about a guided tour to MA park.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200mts. Norte de la Plaza de Deportes de Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 6932
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