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Playitas Restaurant and Bar

Playitas Beach | Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 2777
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (36 reviews)
“fish sliders” (5 reviews)
“quesadilla” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Costa Rican, American, Caribbean, Seafood, Fast food, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playitas Beach | Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a big eater. But this place is only one of two places I've traveled to in which I wasn't even done with the meal and I was wondering what I was gonna order for my next meal. The other place was Italy. I've...More

Thank Bert W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like to sit at the beach, among the shade trees at the edge of the sand with amazing views of the azure water? Now add great food. Truly a combination that can't be beaten. We were a party of 11, ranging in age from 9...More

Thank Postrema
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Some locals in Manuel Antonio recommended us this restaurant after going out from Manuel Antonio in a raining afternoon. All the portions of our food were too small and bad presented. We could not finish our plates because the quality was bad and we asked...More

Thank ceramico4432
Reviewed 15 September 2017

What an amazing dining experience! Enjoy locally-grown, sustainably-sourced ingredients prepared in creative and delightful dishes, with a backdrop of the rainforest and a view of the Pacific. For those seeking GLUTEN FREE options: If you are looking for excellently-prepared and delicious gluten free dishes, you...More

Thank dtowncarter
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The hotel of Arenas Del Mar has what looks to be a totally private beach that is served by Playitas Restaurant. Burgers are great, drinks served with a smile, and all on a surreal private beach setting. Pura Vida!

Thank Jhhoy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Have lunch on a beautiful, secluded beach with your toes in the sand and exceptional service. Homemade tortilla and plantain chips with guac and the "back to life ceviche" were among our favorites. The red sangria and mojitos are delightful.

Thank liserhoy
Reviewed 15 June 2017

All the food is prepared fresh, grown locally and organically, and/or caught fresh. Everything I had the week I was there was better than anything I've ever had in the States.

Thank mberardi123
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We ate here several times while staying at Arenas del Mar and enjoying the nearby beach. A very nice mix of food (ceviche, burgers, etc) and cold drinks.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here almost every day for lunch while at Arenas Del Mar. Fresh ceviche, tuna burgers, wraps and salads! All while sitting en la playa playitas! The red sangria is fantastic as is the blackberry thyme margarita! The staff is so friendly and aims to...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I couldn't have been happier, monkeys swinging in the trees, my kids playing happily on the beach and my husband enjoying a cocktail. This restaurant is delicious, local seafood was my favorite.

Thank Nicole M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playitas Beach | Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio 311-6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 2777
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