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Marlin Restaurant

€€ - €€€, Seafood,
Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1134
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some very good Mahi-Mahi with garlic butter sauce. About $18. Typical for this tourist area. No complaints.

Thank Davefromwis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for a short time, while awaiting a tour bus. We caught the 2-for-1 drink special, and had delicious pina coladas. The nachos were also really good. Great location, right across the street from the public beach, and near lots of shops.

Thank Dgood23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ate there twice : very fresh and large portions of seafood, I remember octopus empanadas ... mmmm... facing the beach, a nice moment to calmly get the atmosphere of Manuel Antonio's area.

Thank Xavier1111222333
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch whilst visiting the Manuel Antonio beach. Decent quality food offer probably best for fish, but a whole fish is pricey. Ask for happy hour drinks as Pina Colada on 2 for price of 1.

Thank JimmyCricket1965
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Perhaps we had been spoiled by eating at Raphaels Terrazza earlier in the stay but Marlins was a little disappointing. The people were nice enough but my wife didn't like the atmosphere (not much to speak of) and my fried whole snapper was way over...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

After a long bus ride, day at Manuel Antonio, trying not to get robbed by monkeys...this place hit the spot. Very busy and the food was worth it!

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Great location and great food. After not being able to eat inside Manuel Antonio NP, this was the perfect spot to grab a late lunch. Right across from the beach, two for one happy hour drinks and delicious mahi mahi and jumbo shrimp. Defnbitltrly would...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Hit this place up after touring Manuel Antonio National Park...great spot to watch the locals and tourists on the playa...food was great

Thank mickbove
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to me by my host whom I was staying with in Quepos. Based in n the recommendations, that this restaurant serves really good seafood dishes. I worked up an appetite and was looking forward to getting there and try one of...More

Thank Flamenquera
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Or should I say, across the street from the public beach near the Manuel Antonio National park. This place was recommended in Two Weeks in Costa Rica so we gave it a try. In Manuel Antonio, all restaurants, I think, serve fresh seafood and fish,...More

Thank wdl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 1134
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