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Restaurante and Sports Bar El Sol

Manuel Antonio's main public beach | Altos Super Joseth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 7003
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Manuel Antonio's main public beach | Altos Super Joseth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It looked run down and was closed on a Monday at dinner time. Maybe not a good place for the "winter" rainy season. Too bad, we really wanted to have some beer and bar food and sit on the patio. Based on the outward appearance...More

Thank Anthony Leonard L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service is bad. Young people interested in their smartphones. Apathy all around and then the 2x1 is just one cocktail divided in two glasses. Waste of money. Try to avoid it!

Thank declamados
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

You probably need to get seats at front for the perfect visit but this was the best eating experience we've had in Costa Rica so far! We had the best tuna I have ever tasted in my life - wonderful rare but so good you...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with my wife due to the amount of reviews concerning the view of the sunset and the "casados". The view is not worth noting and the food was ok. We spent 10 days in Costa Rica and only found 2 places that had...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A heavy downpour made us run into the nearest place. This was it. We ordered drinks and dried off. It has a great view of the beach so you can soak in the activities without getting sand on your feet.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our group is not generally a beach scene group, but we needed to check it out. So we wandered down the beach awhile, then needed to get away. So we went to El Sol on the recommendation of the desk clerk at our hotel. It...More

Thank BA F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We went for lunch and had a lovely lunch of local grilled fish. The menu offers a lot of variety and chef adapts it as you wish. the view is open to the beach and we enjoyed leisurely drinks and long lunch beating the heat...More

Thank julie48070
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Good open air restaurant. Food was good with the bonus of seeing a sloth making its way along the power lines opposite. Had local food which we all enjoyed except the sauce with the shrimp cocktail was a bit strange tasting, more like a salsa....More

Thank Debra F
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Fans keep you cool and you can people watch and take it easy. Food simple but very good. Had a starter that was easily a main meal.

Thank sallyCantan
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We came here our first night in town. Wanted to watch NCAA basketball because Gonzaga and Oregon were playing. Our server, Fabian was fantastic. Found the games for us, and they even stayed open late so we could watch the end of the games. Food...More

Thank Dani R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio's main public beach | Altos Super Joseth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 7003
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