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Monli Bar Restaurante and Grill

Primera Linea Del Mar Frente a Lazy Mon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 506, Costa Rica
+506 8312 2619
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“fresh catch” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Primera Linea Del Mar Frente a Lazy Mon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have fresh caught fish off the boat offered daily and specials that are offered based on that. The woman who greeted and served us was high energy, friendly and a delight to be around! I got the Thai salad with shrimp and would highly...More

1  Thank Whitney A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the food. the people. the music. its a package. and it deserves 6 stars. a must- do venue. fresh lobsters, fish, great setting.

Thank DandemanSYD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here in the evening! I had the curry with chicken and coconut flan for desert and was tasty! Service was great and everything came out in the time you’d expect. Atmosphere was great.

Thank Bethan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for dinner and ordered lobster which was recommended by the waiter. It came with a garlic sauce and fried yuca. I don’t eat lobster that often but I have to admit this one was excellent. The garlic sauce went perfectly well with...More

Thank saskialovessummer
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I was told by a local that this is the place to go! I was hoping for squid but they didn't have any that day. I went for the tuna, blue. Everything was pretty good except for the salsa they put on the tuna. It...More

1  Thank jaypeemtl
pascalzara, Propietario at Monli Bar Restaurante and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago
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Disculpa de no aver complacido su paladar,pero como usted mismo dijo no te gusto la salsa de pescado, ya que...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Great, fresh food served at reasonable prices with EXCELLENT service! If you're lucky, they will have their Tuna Carpaccio on the menu during your visit. The food is locally sourced when possible. I cannot overstate how awesome this little restaurant is! If its a holiday,...More

1  Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great service good drinks and large portions. Nightly specials of fresh seafood. We would go back again.

Thank Tlflight
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this was by far the worst restaurant we ate at during our week in Puerto Viejo. The food was so bland and cooked terribly. I had the fish consommé soup which had zero flavour. I had to ask for salt, pepper and hot sauce...More

1  Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I ate here at least 3 times during a one week stay. I had the very fresh tuna at least twice. Everything here is good. Friendly service as well.

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

A great option for fish and seafood. They have a daily menu with fresh options and their fish and sauces were simply delicious. Not the cheapest option (if on a budget try the place next door), but well worth the price!

Thank gohabsgo2028
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Primera Linea Del Mar Frente a Lazy Mon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 8312 2619
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