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Manuel Antonio | Inside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 9153
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11:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

In our last visit to Manuel Antonio and on the way back home we stopped at the gondolas restaurant situated on the main road . It was the best food we had in the weekend and definitely we will go there again next time we visit Manuel Antonio . They have homemade pasta and the food is prepared by an... More 

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Thank Nancy A
Silvana1993, Propietario at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias para su comentario pero el gondola no trabaja mas con tripadvisor More 

Boston
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and decided to eat here the first night. The atmosphere was very nice overlooking the forest. The service was good and the food was creative but just okay. If not for the $25 average per main course I might give it another star.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The best meal we had in Manuel Antonio. Everything we ordered tasted great, tuna tartar and octopus carpaccio with pasta as second. You can't go wrong here!

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! Salutoni! Gondola Gourmet More 

Retie, Belgium
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Octopus carpacio,Camembert cheese,antipasta mix from italy and a perfect red wine from Chily, this is only the start. Then our kid had a spaghetti polognese special from the Italian lady, my husband and me we had both the slices of beef filetto with white sauce pasta. I must say this is our best dinner or food in Costa Rica.The waiter... More 

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Thank themonkeyworld
Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi! Please next time try pour homemade ravioli!!!!!!!!! Grazie! Gondola Gourmet More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

An excellent restaurant with excellent food, service, hospitality and a big variety of wines. It is located between 2 hotels on the main road of Quepos/Manuel Antonio, so you probably need a car or a taxi. Thank you.

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias! Gondola Gourmet More 

California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Gondola is simple wooow! I have no words to describe it the FOOD , the service, the place in short everything. the best cheese cake I have ever tasted, I LOVE it !! definitely you have to visit them.

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks 822ivy, You review is simple wooow! Grazie! Gondola Gourmet More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Meals are well prepared; taste good and the ingredients are top quality. The ravioli are 100 % amazing. They have wines from different countries and we chose a Chilean wine, which matched perfectly with our food. The waiters were very efficient and helpful, though they were young. We definitely go back, the next time we visit Manuel Antonio.

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear HarlYKL, We always try to deliver the best food and service we can! Grazie Gondola Gourmet More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

After one week staying in Manuel Antonio,i had to go out from the hotel where i stayed and try different food. The front desk recommend Gondola to me and i would like to thank Jayson for this advice. I had one of the best dinners in Manuel Antonio and Costa rica. The carpaccio of octopus is unique and the pasta... More 

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

No! Thank you!!!! We always try to do our best! Grazie, Gondola Gourmet More 

Marlton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went here last night for dinner, and the food was great! The ravioli Manuele was awesome, they tasted really fresh and the sauce was good as well. Nice quiet place for a romantic dinner!

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Heather... we love you! Tantissime grazie! A presto! Gondola Gourmet More 

Richardson, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had a birthday dinner at Gondola for my friend. I was less than underwhelmed. Our server circled our table constantly from the beginning to the end of our meal. I know that service needs to be speedy but we were being watched and circled for the entire duration of our experience there. In regards to our food, there were... More 

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Silvana1993, Owner at Gondola Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear kori_grassmuck, We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations. At the same time we are a little puzzled about your review. First of all, on our menu (which is public and anyone can ask for it) the tuna cost $ 29, taxes and service included and as it’s clearly stated, it is served with mashed broccoli and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 42
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio | Inside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 9153
Description
This restaurant is part of "Plaza Yara" we are located close to Hotel Gaia on the Manuel Antonio Hill, with a beautiful view of the jungle. "The Gondola" features a gourmet Mediterranean style, Good for a romantic dinner. Ths restaurant is also perfect for family groups or special occasions.

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