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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Coffee Shop
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“This place offers beautiful views of the ocean and amazing Mediterranean food”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Simply the best coffee house & shop in town, incredible breakfast & lunch! Beautiful environment & friendly staff! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local favorite, oldest restaurant in Manuel Antonio. Everything from ribs, burgers, to great sushi.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Agua Azul is a personal favorite restaurant of ours. You can count on fresh seafood and specials everyday, reasonable prices, and fun environment. Get there early to watch sunset or enjoy dinner and cocktails. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Butcher shop, fresh fruits and vegetables, US imported brands, wine, beer, and liquor.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic ocean and tree top views. Check out the Contra/Iran historic airplane!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best place around for sunset, from my experience food rather expensive, drinks at regular prices.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“This is the most popular spot to go out at night on the weekends. The scene is a mix of travelers and locals. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have good views and the food is amazing. The price is also reasonable for everything and don't forget to try the smoothies!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best chicken wings ever! Great place for nightlife, sporting events on television, and the food!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you like meat and potatoes, this wood fired grill has stunning views and amazing food!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel Pool
“Late night kitchen, Karaoke nights, delivery menu, casino, dancing and bar. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This is the local dive bar. Decent food and a good place to get the night started.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a unique place where the restaurant is housed in an airplane fuselage.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Save and enjoy their great value car rental deals at the pacific coast of Costa Rica.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“You can get everything you need here. Largest grocery store in Manuel Antonio. Wide selection of alcohol. The location is wrong on this map.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Coffee Shop
“This place offers beautiful views of the ocean and amazing Mediterranean food”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Simply the best coffee house & shop in town, incredible breakfast & lunch! Beautiful environment & friendly staff! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local favorite, oldest restaurant in Manuel Antonio. Everything from ribs, burgers, to great sushi.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Agua Azul is a personal favorite restaurant of ours. You can count on fresh seafood and specials everyday, reasonable prices, and fun environment. Get there early to watch sunset or enjoy dinner and cocktails. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic ocean and tree top views. Check out the Contra/Iran historic airplane!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best place around for sunset, from my experience food rather expensive, drinks at regular prices.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have good views and the food is amazing. The price is also reasonable for everything and don't forget to try the smoothies!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best chicken wings ever! Great place for nightlife, sporting events on television, and the food!”
  • 11 locals recommend

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