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“American-style sports bar in Costa Rica”
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Billfish Sportsbar
Description: The Billfish Sportsbar at Hotel Byblos is THE place in Manuel Antonio to find great food, a good time, and all your favorite sporting events, billiards & local nightlife fun! Popular for more than 20 years, our open-air venue is perfect for catching a glimpse of the monkeys around sunset, or for watching broadcasts of your favorite sporting events via Satellite Feed to our 5 Large Flatscreen TVs. Enjoy tasty grilled foods and favorite sports snacks until 1am, along with cold beer and an assortment of tropical cocktails, all while playing a game of billiards, listening to good music, partying on ladies night, dancing to live music several times a week, or you can learn to dance the tropical beat at our free Tropical Dance Night. Our small neighboring air conditioned Casino adds to the excitement offered nightly at the Billfish Sportsbar, so come join us!
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Description: The Billfish Sportsbar at Hotel Byblos is THE place in Manuel Antonio to find great food, a good time, and all your favorite sporting events, billiards & local nightlife fun! Popular for more than 20 years, our open-air venue is perfect for catching a glimpse of the monkeys around sunset, or for watching broadcasts of your favorite sporting events via Satellite Feed to our 5 Large Flatscreen TVs. Enjoy tasty grilled foods and favorite sports snacks until 1am, along with cold beer and an assortment of tropical cocktails, all while playing a game of billiards, listening to good music, partying on ladies night, dancing to live music several times a week, or you can learn to dance the tropical beat at our free Tropical Dance Night. Our small neighboring air conditioned Casino adds to the excitement offered nightly at the Billfish Sportsbar, so come join us!
Reviewed June 14, 2011

We went here for the sole purpose of watching a hockey game. Although the food was pretty good (everyone had hamburgers and salads and everyone liked their food), it was still a sports bar and definitely not a good place to get any local food or culture or experience.
They did have a ladies night (free drinks for women after 8:00), which was nice.
I don't think I would recommend this to a friend, not because the food wasn't good (it was), but because it's a sports bar in Costa Rica and there are many more amazing restaurants and places to be.

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Reviewed June 14, 2011

While I was very thankful to be able to watch the hockey game in Costa Rica, I cannot recommend this place for any other purpose than if you're looking for a sports bar in Costa Rica that serves American food. The burgers were in fact delicious and the service was great but if you're looking for local cuisine this is probably not the place you want to go.

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Thank eGotty
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Reviewed June 8, 2011

We walked here from Si Como No to watch the NHL playoffs. We were pleasantly suprised with REALLY flavorful and spicy hot wings! ( but the order is lacking quantity) The buffalo wrap is excellent, nachos good but different as the cheese and beans are on the bottom. Good choice if you need some "bar food".

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Thank Hockeymomstl24
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Reviewed April 1, 2011

I stayed in Manuel Antonio recently and found this great spot at the Byblos hotel calld Billfish Sportsbar. I did not stay at the hotel but walked and glad I stopped in. My hotel did not have TV's so was glad to see some NBA & NCAA basketball on TV.

They have different specials on certain days such as free pool, buy 1 get 2 free drinks (cerain liquors) ladies night (apparently ladies drink free) there are slot machines.

I had the chicken quesadillas one night and had to return the next to try the beef - more like steak - not ground or shredded beef - .. they were fabulous.

I found a perfect spot where I could watch the games on TV and the people walking up the street. Great open air atmosphere.

The staff were the best! Loved this place !

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Thank lesab33
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Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile
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Thank MeliFC11
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