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Poolside Bistro

) #61 of 74 Restaurants in Manuel Antonio €€ - €€€ Italian, , Pizza
Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio | Byblos Resort & Casino, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0411
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
3 weeks ago
“Lovely dinner”
11 Dec 2016
“Ordered pizzas to go”
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
€€ - €€€
Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio | Byblos Resort & Casino, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner here one night while we were craving pizza. We both enjoyed our dishes as well as the fruit smoothies we ordered with it. The service was great and it was a nice place to eat a meal.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Staff very professional and very willing to please. Food was excellent especially the Pizza and Cob salad. Very reasonably priced. Ate there several times.

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were a group of 8 adults stay at Rising Sun a private home rental within walking distance to the Poolside Bistro. The Poolside Bistro is part of the Byblos Resort. We loved having breakfast next to the pool. They make a different fresh fruit...More

Thank James N
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We ordered 1 calzone and 2 pizzas to go on 2 different occasions. The service was always wonderful and the food came out hot and very good. No complaints. P.S. We visited at the end of the rainy season and there were hardly any people...More

Thank kloos5
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The breakfasts were only fair. Pizzas were bum hole better than average. Some of the wait staff spoke English but all were attentive. Best thing about the restaurant is that it is located poolside with the rainforest in the background. During our meal we were...More

Thank bumihills2016
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We were trying to find a particular restaurant but failed so went here when I thought I recognised the name from trip advisor. We had 5 pizzas and they looked fine but didn't really taste of anything. We left most of them and the very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We are a family of five with three teenagers ,all well dressed and looking to have a nice dinner for the evening. We show up to the restaurant ,and not a soul is in the place and they turn us away saying they have a...More

4  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

One of the best vacation spots!!! Incredible service (Eugene, in particular). Very helpful and friendly staff. Great breakfast and delicious pizza.

Thank nora429
Reviewed 10 April 2015

My family and I went to this restaurant for 5 days in a row. They had good food and it was low priced until... the last morning we ate there they tried to cheat us $300 until we caught it on our visa. They are...More

4  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 7 April 2015

While shocked at the lack of food at ANY grocery store in the entire country, our family of six was amazed at the food quality here. Once we found this place, we ate three meals a day here. Breakfast included complimentary juice and a pile...More

3  Thank Marianne M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio | Byblos Resort & Casino, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0411
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The relaxing poolside Bistro Restaurant & Pizzeria is the perfect setting for casual dining in a fun jungle atmosphere. Surrounded by the rainforest, the Bistro is frequently visited by exotic wildlife and colorful birds. We specialize in traditional homemade Italian-style pizza with all of your favorite toppings, as well as a wide variety of Italian, International & local Costa Rican dishes. Whether looking for a juicy hamburger and fries, a typical "casado" (rice, black beans, salad, meat, and fried plantain), genuine Italian pasta favorites, our signature thin crust pizza, or one of our International specialty dishes, we invite you to peruse our extensive wine list, taste our coffee specialty drinks, sip a refreshing cocktail, or relax with a fresh fruit smoothie while soaking up the sun at our pool! Take Out and Delivery service is available for your convenience! We look forward to hosting you at the Poolside Bistro Restaurant & Pizzeria!
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