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El Mirador Bar & Restaurant

$$$$, , Latin
Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 2777
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, International, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Arenas Del Mar, so eating here one night was a must. It turned out to be one of my favorite meals that we had in the area. The restaurant decor itself is simple, but it matches the natural contemporary vibe of the...More

Thank SoCalQTPie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food at arenas del mar's restaurant (el mirador bar and restaurant) is TO DIE FOR!! i did some research and found that costa rica was never known for good food, even though they have some amazing fruits, vegetables, and fish. One of the owners...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Arenas is an experience of it's on but the food at El Mirador is spectacular. The menu offers a taste of Costa Rica but also samples many other types of cuisines. I loved the waiters and bartenders. Maria is a doll and knows...More

Thank Gretchen S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Every aspect of our experience here was incredible! First of all EVERYONE is incredibly friendly and helpful. We were greeted by Michael who drove us in the golf cart from the parking lot to the restaurant. There we were immediately greeted by Kenner behind the...More

Thank mtnman123
Reviewed 15 September 2017

El MIrador provides a finer dining experience at Arenas del Mar. Fresh, locally-grown, sustainably-sourced ingredients are always on the menu. Dishes are creative and delicious. The atmosphere is relaxing and breezy with an open air concept dining space opening up to the Pacific. The staff...More

Thank dtowncarter
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at Arenas Del Mar for the week and ate a majority of our meals at El Mirador Bar & Restaurant. This place is phenomenal! The food was always well done and they even went out of their way to accommodate my gluten...More

Thank ccarvajal21
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Always a fruit plate with breakfast. Fresh and well presented. Coffee in CR is So much better than Starbucks. My favorites were the breakfast burrito and the egg casserole which had the perfect blend of spicy salsa, Costa Rican sausage and perfectly cooked eggs. Freshest...More

Thank Jhhoy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The menu is varied, healthy and delicious. The setting is idyllic. There are many gluten-free options. The seafood in particular is fantastic. The restaurant is involved in a program called "Dock to Dish" which is a lot like "Farm to Table." They work with their...More

Thank liserhoy
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect service, good live music, romantic view and delicious food....its in nature so we had a raccoon peek in 😁 They setve unique drinks as well all made of natural ingredients. Lots of Veggie and glueten free options

Thank Tamar H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great hotel restaurant, stunning views, diverse menu that is well executed. The only think I would suggest is more lively dinner music and some new desert options.

Thank rhurley999
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Billie Jo T
5 July 2017|
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Response from mNewmanStudio | Reviewed this property |
It is a short taxi ride. You will enjoy your dinner there.
Humberto E
19 April 2017|
Response from Charlie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, My apologies for not seeing your question earlier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 2777
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El Mirador Restaurant is located near Arenas del Mar's reception area and pool, overlooking Espadilla Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, and the Pacific Ocean. El Mirador—which means “the viewpoint” in Spanish—has an open air, covered interior dining area and outdoor seating. Along with breathtaking views and gorgeous sunsets, our restaurant serves breakfast and dinner using fresh, local ingredients. Start your day with our complimentary breakfast: fresh fruits, homemade granola, warm muffins and breads, eggs, pancakes and of course, Costa Rican coffee. Our dinner menu includes highlights such as locally caught fish and other delicacies at this authentic full-service Costa Rican restaurant.
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