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“One of the best lunch spots in Manuel Antonio”

Falls Garden Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Latin, Costa Rican, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Rockville, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“One of the best lunch spots in Manuel Antonio”
Reviewed August 6, 2014

I had a superb lunch there, it was hard to see it and only knew about it because my companion had stayed at the Falls resort on a previous trip

Visited August 2014
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Miami, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Typical Costa Rican - simple and delicious”
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Relatively short menu but everything is cooked very well so there is no desire for additional options. We stayed at The Falls Resort and had breakfast at the cafe everyday during our weeklong stay. We also ate lunch twice at the cafe. Between two people, we tried as much as we could. Good selection of local seafood. The traditional Costa Rican dish of "casados" - rice, beans, fish, fried plantatins, and a salad - is done very well! I tried the same plate at four other restaurants during the week and was most satisfied with that at The Falls. Would highly recommend.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Laura D
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Norman, Oklahoma
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Gourmet food at home!”
Reviewed July 8, 2014

Last night we went to The Falls hotel and started with cocktails in their beautiful garden. We went in to their beautiful open air restaurant where we were greeted as family and served Cerviche with crispy plantain chips that was straight from heaven. We then ordered a variety of dishes including seared tuna, beef tenderloin, pork tenderloin with peppercorn sauce, and chicken served with pesto and cream sauce. Each meal was served with sides that were equally as elegant like the ginger curry mashed potatoes, and the garden vegetable that were seasoned to perfection. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of food, and the service is elegant yet comfortable which is a wonderful balance to achieve. You can feel good about any type of dress that suits your mood for the evening. This is by far my favorite restaurant in Manuel Antonio. They also have amazing lunch and breakfast if that is a need.

  • Visited July 2014
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Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
1 review
“Best food, best prices and best service...”
Reviewed June 25, 2014

I visit this place almost every time I am in the area as I consider it to be one of the best overall dining places in all of Manuel Antonio

Everything is always wonderful, What really sets this place apart is the service, our server knew  all about food and drinks.

They are amazing. Don't pass up an opportunity to eat at the Falls Garden Cafe the next time you are in Manuel Antonio!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Freddyrt
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent service!”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

We loved all the fresh fish and fresh fish at the Falls Garden Cafe. they atmosphere is beautiful with the open air surroundings and lush landscape. Luis is so attentive and helpful!

Visited June 2014
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Thank DebbiePhx
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