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Maxi's Restaurant

Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“red snapper” (28 reviews)
“fish” (30 reviews)
“rice and beans” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

This Costarican owned Restaurant is at the very end of the road. It was our last day in CR and it couldn't have been more appropriate! This is a place with lots of character, not so fuzzy as some in Puerto Viejo.The food was great...More

Thank sylviaFlorence
Reviewed 4 November 2011

I really should be ashamed; I've eaten here 3 times and never graced them with my views (which you'd have to think would be pretty fine for 4 visits!). This was the first restaurant I ever ate at in Costa Rica, in April 2010. I...More

Thank Rink64
Reviewed 10 September 2011

We'd read about the "famous Maxi's restaurant" so of course we had to go check it out. We were staying in Punta Uva so it was just a quick 5 minute drive to get there. You can't miss it since Maxi's is the first big...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 5 September 2011

Not out to insult anyone...especially the great people who serve you here. The service was really top notch for being a very....very laid back setting in the PV area. Honestly I can't even knock the food quality so much, but anybody on the planet that...More

Thank Domgargon
Reviewed 29 July 2011

The service at this eatery is top notch. We had dinner here twice during our stay and I have no complaints for either time. After ordering, you are given a free appetizer of fried plantains with an assortment of fillings (sausage, guacamole, etc.) I highly...More

1  Thank charlierex3
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Maxi's is a must if you are around the south caribbean side of Costa Rica. Relax atmosphere, greeted by locals, and the food is all local style. The Rice'n Beans with chiken is the local traditional plate that you should not miss. My wife had...More

1  Thank jose b
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We stayed in Manzanillo for 8 days this month and it was incredible. One of the best parts of the trip was the many evenings we spent at Maxi's. The staff, food, drinks, loud bumping reggae and veiws were all so amazing! the staff made...More

Thank Fannypants
Reviewed 10 May 2011

My buddy and I love this place,the location and the people. Maxi started building all his compound 50 years ago and Armando, his grandson, was called away from his job with Carnival Cruises to come back to Manzanillo and take over the management of his...More

Thank bobinman1
Reviewed 31 March 2011

Our 4th time eating at Maxie's. And our 4th great time, meal and experience! I had the Ceviche and that was supurb! Also at our table Lobster and Shrimp Skewers were ordered and all were great, although the Skewers were the favored. The presentation of...More

Thank AllianceOHMaggie
Reviewed 20 March 2011

This place came highly recommended for fresh fish and we were not disappointed. The red snapper with mango salsa was melt in your mouth good. The atmosphere was very carribean and the food was well worth the wait. Very enjoyable experience. If you go to...More

Thank jmkats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Manzanillo
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