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Kapi Kapi

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Seafood, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion
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Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 5049
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a very good dinner in this beautiful restaurant. The food and the service are also very good. They offered me a discount and a coffee at the end. Thank you

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Thank rinelabeach
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Thai fusion cuisine , my favorite starter seafood cigar!! Great staff looking forward to another fabulous meal tonite!!

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Thank rico b
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very large group and prepared the staff by letting them know what we were ordering. My children were served 1/2 of what I ordered for them. My table was served dessert when another table in my group had just had their order's taken. It was raining and the roof was leaking. Some in our party did not... More 

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Thank Heather D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The decor is very old and bad maintained. The food is between good and medium, the decoration of the plates is American style. The waiters were nice. We don't think we will go back but we do not regreat that we have been there.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food and love the outdoor setting. The food has always been good and we have taken our guest her and they also love it. The wine is exceptional and we love ❤️ the menu have always had great meals. In the entrance you can buy local art peaces and I really like doing that the artists is set up... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Visited Kapi Kapi several years ago, and their Mahi Mahi dish I had there, remains the best thing I have ever eaten in my 41 years on this earth, to this day. I have considered travelling to Costa Rica so I can visit again, and in fact I should be in the area within next few months. It is not... More 

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Thank Chris J
Athens, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Yum! This is now one of my favorite dining locations ever. The vibe was lovely and chill and the music was stellar... Mood was set for romance for sure. The staff made extra effort to create a pleasant night for us. On top of it, we were literally blown away by the food. I didn't know chicken could taste that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Wow, one of the most romantic dinners I've ever experienced. We had the entire restaurant to our selves. Our waiter was phenomenal, his name is Walden. What I loved about the experience was the romantic feeling I had the entire time, the music, the outstanding food (we ordered the chicken dish and vegetable pad Thai), the candles they brought out... More 

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Thank Sam J
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Terrible food. Poor choice in the menu. Pretend Asian but just another Costa Rican variation. The actual restaurant looks lovely but the food was a real disappointment.

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Thank alessandra b
Summit, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

The setting was nice, the staff very attentive but the food was mixed. Avoid the steak and go for the seafood seemed to be the right move M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 5049
Description
Kapi Kapi Restaurant is Manuel Antonio's choice for fine dining. Our Asian-influenced seafood, succulent steaks, and original dessert menu keep locals and tourists coming back again and again. Macadamia nut encrusted Mahi Mahi sound delicious? How about sugar cane skewered prawns with a tamarind,coconut, and rum glaze? Our fresh peppercorn-seared ahi tuna is to die for! Start with seafood cigars, our most popular appetizer and finish with the hot chocolate souffle! We are open daily 4pm-10pm on the main road to the park across from Pacific Colonial Condos and Tulemar resort.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?