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$5 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Fast Food, Mediterranean, Healthy, Street Food
Delivery, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food and my favorite place to eat in Manuel Antonio. Every dish is delicious, and made with love. Customer service is excellent. I cannot say enough nice things about this place. So stop reading this and just eat there. Trust me :)

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Falafel Restaurant in Costa Rica!!!!!!Great and friendly service. Fresh ingredients. All covid protocols.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 12, 2020 via mobile

The food was so delicious we ate here for lunch and dinner on the same day. Highly recommend the chicken schnitzel platter and the paletas are a yummy treat too.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 6, 2020

Like finding an oasis in the desert. I've lived in Costa Rica for 15 years and restaurants with excellent food and reasonable prices are hard to find. Two thumbs up!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 6, 2020

My friends and I stopped by Manuel Antonio Falafel Bar for lunch. There were eight of us and we were able to socially distance by using two large tables. There is a handwashing station as well as a gel dispenser for customers to use before...entering the restaurant. This counter-service restaurant did not disappoint as they brought our food out to us on the patio quickly and piping hot. They had an extensive menu and a good selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. My husband and I got the falafel platter which consisted of several small falafels, some delicious hummus, a mixed salad, homemade pitas, and thinly sliced french fries/chips. Everything was so yummy and well prepared. They even brought us extra fries to share. Everyone in our party raved about their food. We highly recommend this restaurant for excellent food, fantastic service, and a great atmosphere. Keep an eye out for the scarlet macaws that have made their home across the street from the restaurant!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed July 1, 2020

One of the few places open during covid, but we definitely did not feel like we were "settling" in any way. This place was much better than expected in every way -- food quality/flavor, cost, & good vibes inside. The sandwiches left us full and...extremely satisfied! Would definitely return in a heartbeat!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 13, 2020

We just spent four nights in Manuel Antonio and we actually ordered here twice. Granted due to coronavirus not everything in the area was open and we wanted to stay in anyway, but this was really good. They delivered it right to our villa and...it only took 20 minutes from the phone call, it was super easy. Manuel Antonio isn't cheap but we found this to be a great value. Good chicken shwarma, good falafels, and good humus. Would recommend it!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 9, 2020

I was in Manuel Antonio in December 2019. Once I discovered this place, I didn't eat lunch anywhere else! Magnificent food, great free wifi access and very friendly staff. I really enjoyed eating in the wonderful atmosphere of this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed June 8, 2020

I have been to the MA Falafel bar twice so far. The staff greeted me warmly both times I visited. The sandwich took a little time to make, which let me know it was made fresh. While I waited I was given a yummy little...snack of fried bread (pita?) covered in herbs and spices. When I got my order the sandwich was in one bag while the sauces and napkins in another. Again, I could tell the sandwich was fresh because the pita bread was still warm and it had the nice char marks. The falafels themselves had a lovely lemon and herb flavor that made my taste buds happy. Then, with the different salads and hummus spread added everything came together deliciously. My only regret is that I didn't try this place sooner.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed May 25, 2020

Food was very good and the service was on point. Chicken kabobs were very tasty. Smoothies were awesome.

Date of visit: May 2020
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January 22, 2019|
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Response from FellowTraveler786670 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Great thing about this location is that the local bus goes there. Definitely worth the trip if you like this cuisine.
January 22, 2019|
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Response from Shannon F | Reviewed this property |
There are a few parking spots right in front . Taxis seem to hang out across the road
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