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El Manglar Restaurant

$$ - $$$International, ,
Playa Guiones, at Olas Verdes Hotel | Section K, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 1133
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
International, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Guiones, at Olas Verdes Hotel | Section K, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited a few times now. They are by far the friendliest team in Nosara. The food is fresh, vibrant, healthy and hearty. This is or new favourite. Very casual, central and lovely lovely service staff

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed yesterday

We ate at El Manglar last night and positively loved it. The steak was perfectly done and the accompanying mashed potatoes and beans were delicious. The Healthy Pita Wrap was amazing - beyond expectations. And service from Angie was amazing - she knows just how...More

Thank Happiness575815
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service. The salad had a passionfruit dressing that was so delicious we went home and tried to make it (the waitress gave me a passionfruit on our way out) I cant wait to eat here again.

Thank sarsah82
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Only have positive comments about the Manglar. All the staff is great, super friendly and professional. The food is great. The ambiance is perfect. Hope to return in the near future!

Thank SoulSurfer66
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Fresh fresh fresh, amazing service and food! There was live music on Saturday night which was a very nice touch.

Thank Laura R
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

What a great find. This Resturant is small but mighty. Very close to our hotel Bodhi Tree Resort. Very friendly when we came in. They had a sign on our table welcoming us. We ordered the drink and dinner Specials. The drink was a perfectly...More

Thank KiminCalifornia
Reviewed July 31, 2018

My family and I stayed at the Olas Verdes Hotel. This hotel is gorgeous and uniquely located in a lush jungle setting 3 minutes walking distance to the most beautiful beach in the area; Playa Guiones. The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. The breakfast...More

Thank Renaud J
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I stayed at Olas Verdes for three weeks in February of 2018 and pretty much ate my way through the entire menu at El Manglar while I was there. The food was wonderful, fresh and always served with a smile. I have to admit, I...More

Thank NetartsDuke
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Excellent food, friendly staff, casual atmosphere. Perfect place to get some grub after a surf session.

Thank tkj144
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Olas Verdes, so eating here was very convenient for us. Breakfast was included in our stay. Which I found to be very good. The huveos rancheros was delicious. Surfer breakfast sandwich was also a favorite for our group. Food was made to...More

Thank Scott P
Manglar N, Guest Relations Manager at El Manglar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review, Scott! We are glad you and your family and friends enjoyed your meals with us. If you come back again, we'll be happy to fix you a plate of chicken tenders - they're not just for kids,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Guiones, at Olas Verdes Hotel | Section K, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 1133
Experience authentic Costa Rican hospitality and fresh local, organic ingredients from the El Manglar restaurant. Conveniently located at Olas Verdes Hotel in Playa Guiones, El Manglar Restaurant offers a variety of fresh and healthy dishes and smoothies at reasonable prices. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is enhanced by the view of the Wildlife Refuge and the hotel's pool, making El Manglar a favorite in Nosara.
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