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Billfish Sportsbar

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Byblos Resort Casino, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0411
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San Diego, California
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you want to catch any american football, NFL or sports while on vacation (why would you unless your a Patriots Fan like me) this is the place to go.. No they won't have EVERY game but if the game is on anywhere in Manuel Antonio, it will be on here. They do show Sunday NFL games, whatever is televised... More 

Thank Christopher M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I just returned from dinner here and I have to worn everyone DO NOT GO! The menu online is different than what is available at the restaurant, the service was terrible- we had to locate the silver wear ourselves since the waiters were not paying attention to us (too busy watching tv and going outside for cigarettes),... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

While travelling Costa Rica, the Toronto Raptors were playing in the Eastern Conference finals. We didn't want to miss the game so we came to check out if Billfish was playing the game. At first they had all the TVs focusing on hockey playoffs but so kindly changed one of the TV's so we could watch the Raptors beat the... More 

Thank katie b
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Popped in here one night and had a blast meeting the locals. Bartenders, cant remember their names, but they were from the US were awesome with ideas and things to do. Got to watch some playoff hockey and enjoy some brews and pool. Oh yeah and I was also able to lose 200$ playing black jack lol. Good times all... More 

Thank Steve R
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good price for drinks & food is relatively cheap & good Thursday nights is Salsa night, they have a beginners course

Thank Mario G
Green Bay Wisconsin
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262 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We visited here one of our nights staying at Byblos Bungalows. Their food was good - 3 of us each tried something different and passed them around. We had shrimp quesadilla, nachos and shrimp PO boy. The place is right on the highway and it is fun to see the cars and busses go by. The food, atmosphere and help... More 

Thank HawaiiAloha777
London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This was easily the cheapest place we ate in while staying in Manuel Antonio. We walked past it during the day and saw the advert outside saying Ladies Night, so went back in the evening for a quick dinner and drinks. Drinks were free for women (from a small list of options) and the food was typical of a sports... More 

Thank TaniaB84
Jupiter, Florida
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We heard about this restaurant/bar from our bartender at Si Como No, as he said it was a good hangout location and lots of fun for locals and tourists alike. He was right. We checked out the menu for dinner, but decided to go further up the road and come back later since it was loud and a bit crowded... More 

Thank Jill A
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

I went to Byblos on Monday after hearing about ladies night. It's a chill bar with music, foosball tables, and pool. There is also a casino in the back room. It was a really fun night. The ladies night bartender, Brandon was really nice and helpful. He was really fun to talk to and gave us good tips about Manuel... More 

Thank Taylor S
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

The only good food was chicken tenders,the rest of us had different items, not one was good,only the chicken tenders. Eaten by our 3 grandchildren. Sad the Packers lost also.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, South American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byblos Resort Casino, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0411
The Billfish Sportsbar at Hotel Byblos is THE place in Manuel Antonio to find great food, a good time, and all your favorite sporting events, billiards & local nightlife fun! Popular for more than 20 years, our open-air venue is perfect for catching a glimpse of the monkeys around sunset, or for watching broadcasts of your favorite sporting events via Satellite Feed to our 5 Large Flatscreen TVs. Enjoy tasty grilled foods and favorite sports snacks until 1am, along with cold beer and an assortment of tropical cocktails, all while playing a game of billiards, listening to good music, partying on ladies night, dancing to live music several times a week, or you can learn to dance the tropical beat at our free Tropical Dance Night. Our small neighboring air conditioned Casino adds to the excitement offered nightly at the Billfish Sportsbar, so come join us!

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