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El Gato Pescador - CLOSED

Next to Hotel Karahe | New Location As of May 2015, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 6085
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
18 Jun 2015
“They've moved - great place!”
16 Jun 2015
“Must go! ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, American, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Next to Hotel Karahe | New Location As of May 2015, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2015

The Gato Pescador is no longer in the town of Manuel Antonio. It is located in a white building on the beach side of the road right before you reach the Jungle Beach Hotel. Prices are reasonable for Manuel Antonio and they have excellent fish...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Wonderful snapper fish and chips. Also offered freshly made perogies (sp)? Exceptionally clean, gracious owner and welcoming staff. We'll go back for sure on this trip!!

Thank Wilkmore
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Fresh fish tacos and camote chips with chipolte are a favorite treat of this local. They are moving to a new bigger location near the beach and I am excitrd to try the new menu and venue. Love that they play old vintage movies and...More

Thank Eugene G
Reviewed 29 May 2015

After a long day hiking through Manuel Antonio, we wanted something close by and filling before heading back to our hotel. I had seen that this place got good reviews on TripAdvisor, so we were excited to get some nice fish tacos. Our first hint...More

Thank Lunacy4
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Great stop for lunch after a day in the park. I had the #2 combo with fish tacos, fried fish, and onion rings and it was all delish. Everything was the right amount of crispy. A reasonably priced place for being in a tourist area...More

Thank Serena R
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Great little restaurant just before you get to the park. The service was fantastic. Our server was incredibly sweet and attentive. The fried fish and fries were very good but the onion rings were some of the best I've had!

Thank candygirlky418
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Note their new location is closer to Manuel Antonio, next to the Karahe Hotel. It's a white building with a little sign that says fish tacos. Location is brand new so no restaurant name sign yet. We went here for dinner last night at their...More

Thank Euri L
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

As so many places in Manuel are pretty expensive we were searching out cheaper places to eat and found this place. Loved it. This little fried fish place on the main road from Quepos to Manuel Antonio was perfect for some quick food one lunchtime....More

Thank ChrisDT1068
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We've been here for a couple of days now and the food in the area has been SUPER disappointing and touristy- until this spot. A local pointed us in the direction of his favorite spot to eat and now we know why! We both got...More

1  Thank casschoi
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I found this place online before our trip. When I asked the concierge at the hotel if he recommended it, he said he'd never been. His loss, but I made sure to tell him he needed to recommend it to his guests. The fish tacos...More

Thank Atlantajan
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Restaurant Details

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US$3 - US$9
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to Hotel Karahe | New Location As of May 2015, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 6085
Authentic fish & chips, all local ingredients, made fresh to order, our fish is beer battered, choose filet, fish balls or shrimp,choose tartar or chipotle sauce, combos served with cole slaw, choose fries or onion rings.
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