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Gato Negro Restaurant

Km 5, on the way to Manuel Antonio. | in front of Airplane Restaurant, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1728
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
6 Jul 2016
“amazing pool to wait for your food or cocktails!”
29 Jun 2016
“Nice place and people”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, South American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Km 5, on the way to Manuel Antonio. | in front of Airplane Restaurant, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place is really adorable + it has the costa rican feel. The only reason why I gave it four stars is the food could be a little bit better. Other than that, everything is great!

Thank sdemas
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It was a decent place with good sangria and larger wine list. It was pouring outside so our options were limited, but the patio looked like it could be cool.

Thank Joe R
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We visited during low/rainy season and were the only guests in the restaurant! The service was great and the server was friendly and professional. I struggled to find a vegan option but settled upon the chips, guacamole, and pico de gallo. My wife ate the...More

Thank saucypezgirl
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We have been to this restraint several times now. The food is great and the staff is friendly and attentive.

Thank William H
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This restaurant has very good food and service, but is much better in the busier hours while the staff is more attentive. We went during siesta-hour and our waiter was busy setting up for dinner, and left us to our own devices for most of...More

Thank Maddy A
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I had breakfast, dinner and drinks at this restaurant as I was staying in the hotel complex, but it's open to anyone. Bar has a great range of drinks and friendly staff. There is 2-for-1 cocktail happy 'hour' for several hours in the evening, on...More

Thank FearfulFlyer2
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Another great restaurant in Manuel Antonio. We had lunch here and the food was excellent. It is connected to a hotel, so you dine in a semi outdoor space with views of the hotel pool.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Stopped here for happy hour with friends we met in Arenal. Our drinks were made to perfection and we had a blast! Will be back next time we are in Manuel Antonio.

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This restaurant has excellent views, and the service is great and the food even better. Ask the chef to make Lobster Alfredo. It is incredible. Prices are very reasonable

Thank andresworld
Reviewed 20 March 2016

My daughter and I ordered smoothies, ceviche and mani-Mahdi. Total cost is under $30. Great price for the value of the food. We loved it and would come back again for the views and taste of the local cuisine.

Thank Gene D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 120
Bar, Pub, South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 5, on the way to Manuel Antonio. | in front of Airplane Restaurant, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 1728
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