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Sancho's

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50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio | Sports Bar, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0340
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We lucked out and found a really great spot to have a quick bite. Friendly and laid back, full bar and really cold beer! Had fish tacos rice n beans, hit the spot! Hot sauce is a winner!

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Costa Rica
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the vibe and the food is great. My favorite things to order are their Fish Tacos, Beef burritos, taquitos, but everything I've ever had here has been awesome. Great quality food! Fast, Friendly & Tasty. They also have express delivery. This is the best Mexican Restaurant in town. Keep in mind we are in Costa Rica and NOT Mexico.... More 

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Thank OceanBreezeCosta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm only giving it 3 stars because the food is clean/ok quality, but overall taste and vibe is below average. If you've had authentic Mexican, don't expect anything close to real Mexican food. They didn't have guacamole, used queso instead of real cheese, zero locals, watery margaritas, only plus is we are from Los Angeles and like basketball and the... More 

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Thank Kristina M
chicago
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best quesadillas (carne asada) and enchiladas! You don't want to miss out when you visit Manuel Antonio!

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Thank sdemas
Ohio
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90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and large portions. Prices are comparable to U.S. prices. Staff are very nice and helpful, some speak excellent English.

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Thank SocioKathy
Albacete, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super fast but not the healthiest food, if you are hungry and want something quick just go there. Service and view are good too, location also ok. Pura vida

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Thank kellygonsenman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sancho's has unrivaled tacos and service in Manuel Antonio. Atmosphere is friendly, warm, and tranquilo. Love the entire staff, especially mi amiga Olivia. Would strongly recommend. Amor y besos

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Thank Mitch S
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos at Sancho's are the best I've ever had! It's a great spot for a beer and a quick bite. Not to mention that Olivia is the coolest waitress I've had in Costa Rica yet! It's a must stop for sure!!

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Thank Jason G
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stopped in for lunch and got treated to two macaws flying by. Friendly, fast service, though our lunch ended up costing more than I would have expected.

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Thank Colleen N
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We had the nachos which is absolutely huge - definitely enough for two people to share. The balcony area out the back is nice and it is good having off-road parking st the front. The service was very very good. One thing to note was that a couple from the US asked the waiter about tipping and how much was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio | Sports Bar, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0340
Description
When we sat down and discussed the menu for Sancho's we agreed the menu had to have 3 things; fresh ingredients, big portions, and in a country where we believe things to be a little bit on the expensive side, fair priced meals. As far as the type of food we serve, people say Mexican, I say Mexican inspired. We make food we enjoy in hopes that our guests feel the same way. A lot of preparation and love goes into each dish that comes out of our kitchen. A majority of our meals do have some level of spiciness to them, if that is your thing give us a try. We have a full bar, we make fresh margaritas, no artificial sour mix in our drinks. Sancho's is a laid back vibe, feel free to come in after the beach and not have to worry about a dress code. We hope you give our little restaurant a try while you are in Manuel Antonio.

P.S Coldest beers in town

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