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Gondola Gourmet Restaurant

Manuel Antonio | Beside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 9153
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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Manuel Antonio | Beside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Although this restaurant tends to be a little pricey, it is still a great find as the welcome is warm - nothing is too much trouble for Georcy - the food is great, ambience good, and great choice of background music. If you are staying...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MARGOTW885
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Warm, inviting atmosphere with delicious food - from appetizer to dessert. All were wonderful. This is a pricy restaurant but worth every penny.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank sheriawm
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I learned the hard way that dishes often deteriorate when the distance with its birth country become greater. An Italian in Costa Rica, it wouldn’t be my first choice, but I was quite content with the food we had. I had the pasta, chefs special...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank TimothyW267
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Plaza Yara hotel just next door to this restaurant. We decided to eat there on three consecutive nights. Each night was superb. Jorsy (not sure about spelling) our waiter was extremely attentive and kind. Each night we ate something different and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank David M
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The food was great and loved the huge Pawns. The restaurant is set in the jungle with great views of the forest.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank toolifedave
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Very few diners. Even passing by on subsequent nights. The food was extremely mediocre. The atmosphere pleasant, the waiter confused. Maybe one day it was better, but our meals were not. And for what we had, far too overpriced.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ssilk1
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I don't understand the few recent negative reviews. We ended up at this place because traffic was so bad getting into Quepos. So glad we did! It was not busy. The service was excellent, as was the food. The italian wine menu was decent. After...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 11 January 2018

My family and I came here for Christmas Eve dinner, and were disappointed to say the least. When we arrived, it was right after a large party (about 10-12 people), but we weren't in a hurry. But we were the only other people in the...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Scott B
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

AWSOME place, great food, espectacular service, attended by its Italian owner👌 an excelent choice to go dine.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ivonned2018
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The food at Gondola is very good. The service, even better. We had lunch and a couple of evening meals here, during our holiday in late November. We ate in the restaurant one evening and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The portion sizes were just right,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ErasmusTraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$42
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio | Beside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 9153
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This restaurant is part of "Plaza Yara" we are located close to Hotel Gaia on the Manuel Antonio Hill, with a beautiful view of the jungle. "The Gondola" features a gourmet Mediterranean style, Good for a romantic dinner. Ths restaurant is also perfect for family groups or special occasions.
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