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El Avion

Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 3378
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood curry” (34 reviews)
“fajitas” (54 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

I saw this place in my travel book & we thought we'd give it a try. Though it was full of people & the view was beautiful as the sun set, I wish I could say something positive about the food. It lacked love, flavor...More

Thank winnylhama
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and very friendly staff. Highly recommend going with kids but even better without! Anything with seafood is fresh and delicious and the portions are huge! Great after a day surfing!

Thank Nenbryant
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant not only has an interesting background story, but the food is amazing AND the views are awesome!!! This was one of our favorite restaurants this week!! They do the sea bass right!!!!

Thank jemsvondauber
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went as a large group and had great service with even greater food. Beautiful views and having the plane in the restaurant was a pretty cool display. Lovely restaurant.

Thank canadianjasmine
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having read some reviews on here I was not sure what to expect however our experience was fantastic. The view from the restaurant is spectacular and a great place to view the sunset from. We had lovely food which was reasonably priced. The service was...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It lacks a bit they must improve the service and the quality the place is very popular for the plane that is but they must try to improve and give training to the staff at least for us the service was a little slow and...More

Thank Robinsoon
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting concept with spectacular view overlooking the ocean. This restaurant is touristy, busy and overpriced. El Avion is worth a short visit to just have a good tropical cocktail, relax and and enjoy a great view for an hour and move on.

Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went in the evening so missed missed the views but the restaurant itself is fun place, food is good and reasonably priced. Our group had good time and hope to return soon for the views I've read so much about.

Thank intnllive
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here because our kids wanted to see the airplane. The food was ok, nothing out of the ordinary. We had 5 of us and our bill came out to be $70, which is not too bad. The only complaint I have is the...More

Thank flowerbunnyy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun place to have dinner. Food was good, kids liked their pesto pasta and arroz con pollo dish. The best part is that it's outdoors, overlooks the ocean and of course the airplane. While we were there, we did see whales breeching....that was the biggest...More

Thank NatureGirl1971
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Questions & Answers
Ashley B
19 January 2017|
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Response from Ken T | Property representative |
I will check my emails again, but I usually answer all emails four times a week. In the meantime, just send an email,to my personal email and we will go from there. Apparently email addresses are not allowed in this format... More
Helen B
22 June 2016|
Response from Tina T | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! And if anyone in your party speaks Spanish, you will be great. If not, just go prepared to have something written in Spanish. They will cater to whatever you need.
4 March 2016|
Response from Serge M | Reviewed this property |
depends on the season, in other words by Peak Season You should make reservations or during weekends on High Season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 3378
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