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Restaurante and Sports Bar El Sol

Manuel Antonio's main public beach | Altos Super Joseth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 7003
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (21 reviews)
“ceviche” (16 reviews)
“nachos” (11 reviews)
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Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Manuel Antonio's main public beach | Altos Super Joseth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right across the street from the beach-the food was good and prices were average. Happy hour drinks were just OK-the service also just ok. We had to ask for plates for the appetizers since we were sharing and had to call our server to get...More

Thank CandyandFranky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group from the beach came over for late lunch. Warmly greeted & escorted upstairs to a table by the open front area. Our server looked SO much like former President Obama! Hysterical! Noticed other guests having photos with him! Atmosphere was comfortable beachey. Food...More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were greeted with the lady out side directing us up to the excellent restaurant. We were very hungry but we had their nachos plate which was to die for. The next day we were on the beach and ordered an excellent hors d'oeuvres from...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had dinner here on our last night in Manuel Antonio. It was a rainy evening and we sat on the bar overlooking the beach and street. We enjoyed two pasta dishes - the ham and mushrooms with a cream sauce and the seafood pasta...More

Thank Carmela L
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to watch the NFL games and after several stops at other Sports Bars in the area we discovered El Sol. Six TVs with all different FOX and ESPN events. They have several local beer choices, Delicious Sangria and wings!...More

Thank Jodi L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had a quick lunch here which was not bad. A real sports bar with a lot of tv's and a good bar with a lot of choice in beverages as you will expect in such bars. The service was good and quick. There are...More

Thank Jeroen W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Service was extremely nice, no dress code :) The food was great and they are right in front of the beach. Sometimes the waiter forgot our requests but we didn't mind and we were not in a hurry at all.

Thank Melib2906
Reviewed 16 July 2017

After a morning in Manuel Antonio National Park we were ready for lunch and drinks. El Sol Upstairs filled the bill. Food and service was great and then it was a short walk down the beach to our villa.

Thank JandC2015
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

It looked run down and was closed on a Monday at dinner time. Maybe not a good place for the "winter" rainy season. Too bad, we really wanted to have some beer and bar food and sit on the patio. Based on the outward appearance...More

Thank Anthony Leonard L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The service is bad. Young people interested in their smartphones. Apathy all around and then the 2x1 is just one cocktail divided in two glasses. Waste of money. Try to avoid it!

Thank declamados
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio's main public beach | Altos Super Joseth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 7003
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