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“Beautiful view wonderful food!”
Review of El Avion

El Avion
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed August 13, 2013

After spending the day in Manuel Antonio National Park this was a delight. We actually saw spider monkeys which we had not seen in the Park.. The views were fabulous over looking the ocean. The food was exquisite. My sister got the special which was a whole fish head and all. It bother her at first but was so delicious she got over it. It was served with roasted pineapple which was excellent. I wavered between getting the mahi mahi or the seafood casserole. I chose the mahi mahi blackened which was very good. The seafood casserole was ordered by someone at the next table and the she stated it was fabulous.

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

The food here is ok, nothing special. The major reason to come here is the ambiance. We came for dinner, but maybe lunch would have been better. Might be better to just come for drinks and or snacks.

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

The food at the restaurant was fine but nothing that will blow you away. However, I can't get over how cool the setup was, the airplane theme was really great (especially to a pilot). The bar is inside a C-123 Fairchild which I thought was very unique. Also, the view from the upper deck is sure to be amazing based on the elevation, but I can't vouch for it because it was dark.

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

We went to watch the sunset and have a few drinks, the service was very good. The view couldn't be better. After an hour or so we decided to order food to go, the service was a little slow because the restaurant was starting to get crowded but in spite of this the waiter was very nice and helpful and even chatted with us a bit when my busband asked him a question about a place we wanted to visit. The food was very good and nicely packed.

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stopped in for lunch on our way into town. Great view. We were able to do a bit of birdwatching from our balcony side table. Several White-faced Capuchin monkeys showed up in the trees in the valley below the restaurant. Food and service were both good.

Thank Beth S
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