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“Great family restaurant”
Review of El Lagarto

El Lagarto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International, Central American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Unico y original
Dubai
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great family restaurant”
Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Can you believe that the owners picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel? What a great and kind service! The round trip would have been at least $20.

I ordered the fish fillet (mahi mahi), with baked potato, grilled tomato and zucchini (approx. $11). My husband ordered grilled chicken and we both enjoyed our meals and our happy hour drinks.

The sunset was amazing and the service was great.

We felt so grateful for the shuttle service and the chance to try a new restaurant

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Warsaw, Poland
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Generally good, but has its ups and downs”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

We went there twice. First time had baby back ribs and lomito - both were juicy, delicious and smokey. Went there second time and were a bit disappointed - instead of baby back they only had st.louis ribs that were kind of dry and not that tasty. They compensated with lots of garlic sauce to the extent that my stomach got upset the next day. Give it a chance, but it has its ups and downs - for the price i would expect more reliable quality

Visited July 2014
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Thank Evgueni I
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Morristown, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great grilled food!”
Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner despite that it was empty when we went for dinner. The steak was very good! The grilled veggies were excellent. My son loved the ribs. It would be perfect at sunset!

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Thank Tina T
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Canora, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Excellent food and service!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

This restaurant is a must when visiting Manuel Antonio! The view of the sunset is fantastic while you sip an exotic drink and take in the beautiful surroundings. The way they cook the food over the hot coals is delicious!

Visited January 2014
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Florida
Level 6 Contributor
224 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Really Cool!”
Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The coals come down a shoot and heat your food to perfection! The beef and chicken ate awesome! The herbs on the fish is great, though the fish did not taste too fresh. The pork was ok.

The service is awesome with a great bar! Somewhat hard to find as the beer sign is bigger than the restaurants sign but in a great location with good parking.

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Thank Grazer-Florida
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