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El Rancho Restaurant

$$ - $$$, South American,
Manuel Antonio Road, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0481
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
28 Feb 2017
“Had a great steak here.”
6 Feb 2017
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Costa Rican, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Manuel Antonio Road, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Huge restaurant with entertainment. Great service and food overlooking the jungle. It is directly across the street from Hotel Coste Verde so very convenient location.

Thank Lorie C
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

They broought us sea food smelling very bad and when we told the waiter about it, he was very agressive to us,we thought he will put us out of the restaurant. Then another guy came and was friendly, we just ordered something because we felt...More

Thank Jerjir
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Very bad service, food has nothing to do with prices. The menu is very limited. I prefer real restaurants in Manuel Antonio.

Thank Hanzbeer
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Our family (myself, husband and 2 sons 21 & 27) had dinner here last night. Oh my! I had the fresh fish of the day - a red snapper that you had your choice of preparation - I opted for the fresh crab meat and...More

Thank whiningyapper
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Small and intimate outdoor restaurant attached to a hotel. Service was exceptional and the open kitchen is a nice feature. Menu is quite small, but the food was great.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Very nice restaurant with great food and great atmosphere and great service. Prices are reasonable. I really enjoyed the food and the experience at this restaurant

Thank andresworld
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We would have never found this place if we weren't staying at the hotel. We talked to the owner who was prepping earlier in the day and he told us what the fresh fish of the day would be (red snapper) and he told us...More

Thank recoveringshopaholic
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

The place was a little hard to find. We wandered outside for a bit trying to figure out how to get in. Eventually a worker cam by and entered a gate and we followed her and we were in the restaurant. The restaurant looked like...More

Thank pangery
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Great ambiance, great service and great food. Worth every penny. My husband had steak with shrimp and I had the Ranchero shrimp salad. Steak was perfect and the shrimps were massive. Salad was very large and fresh and my shrimps were just as big. Friendly...More

Thank Tobi45
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stumbled upon this place while staying next door at Si Como No. This was our last stop on a two week tour of Costa Rica and it was the best meal we had in all that time. I had the tuna steak which was...More

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  • Value
Costa Rican, South American, Central American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio Road, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0481
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