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El Avion

) #18 of 73 Restaurants in Manuel Antonio €€ - €€€ , Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 3378
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (99 reviews)
“fajitas” (51 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Large group stopped for dinner and it took a while to get a table. The food is very good and the service is top notch. Everyone liked both the experience and the food. Going in the airplane cockpit was fun for the children ages 4-11.

Thank tanndance
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great time, beautiful view and exceptional service! We sat right on the edge of the rail with a view over the jungle onto the pristine Manual Antonio beach and sea. Diego even found a sloth in the jungle for us to look at!...More

Thank acktraveler2016
Reviewed yesterday

I got the pasta with very lean chicken & pesto sauce, it was friggin fantastic, I couldn't get my nieces to stop eating my dinner, lol also the hubs got a fajita type dinner (don't think it was called fajitas) but it too was a...More

Thank Marnie S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a restaurant on top of a hill with an airplane, of course we stopped. My daughter and I enjoyed our pasta dishes and drinks while looking over the ocean. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. We enjoyed it.

Thank mclanea
Reviewed 2 days ago

The plane is on the ground ok but the food was good. A bit pricey but we had several dishes and they were all well prepared with fresh ingredients. Tasty and with good flavor. Located up on the hill before going down to Manuel Antonio...More

Thank Kenth_Nasstrom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The entire family enjoyed their lunch. The star of the lunch was being in an airplane that was on the news during my teenage years with the Ollie North Iran Contra scandal. The view is to die for, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Thank craigtaunya
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had been here 8 years ago and fondly remembered the place. We were not disappointed. It is a lovely restaurant, with 3 airplanes inside it and it is on the water. My husband really liked his whole red snapper. My arroz con mariscos was...More

Thank LPE22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly, fast service. We had the Seafood curry and seafood rice. Both were super fresh and delicious.

Thank LizaPass
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to hang out with family and friends. Very chill out spot in the hearth of Manuel Antonio. Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere.

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with ocean view. We had seafood soup which was amazing. Chicken with rice was good too. It's nice to go there once, but I wouldn't go back, as it is overpriced comparing to nice local restaurants in Quepos.

Thank Nataliya D
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Ashley B
What is the best way to go about making a reservation? I have a group of 11 visiting from the US in February and we have attempted to contact the restaurant via email twice on their website and have not received a response. None of us have an international call plan so we are trying to avoid calling. Is there any other way?
18 January 2017|
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Response from Ken T | Property representative |
I will check my emails again, but I usually answer all emails four times a week. In the meantime, just send an email,to my personal email and we will go from there. Apparently email addresses are not allowed in this format... More
Helen B
Hi, we'd like to come for dinner. Our daughter (10) has Celiac Disease and may therefore not have gluten. Are you able to cater for her? Thanks, Helen
21 June 2016|
Response from Tina T | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! And if anyone in your party speaks Spanish, you will be great. If not, just go prepared to have something written in Spanish. They will cater to whatever you need.
Do we need to make reservations?
3 March 2016|
Response from Serge M | Reviewed this property |
depends on the season, in other words by Peak Season You should make reservations or during weekends on High Season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 3378
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