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Gondola Gourmet Restaurant

Manuel Antonio | Beside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 9153
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Manuel Antonio | Beside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First night in Manual Antonio had dinner here. Good food friendly service and two for one happy hour. Jungle scenery open air restaurant and free parking. Nice place to eat see wild monkeys etc with a good meal.

Thank RKD1914
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We don't miss a chance to dine here when in Manuel Antonio (usually more than once!). The owners, Silvana & Fernando and the bartender, Fabi, always make it an enjoyable experience. The food is always fresh and fabulous - our staples are the Tuna Tartare...More

Thank janacates123
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We decided to go at the last minute and did not have reservations as it was low season. They were quite busy for a Sunday night in low season and it showed on the slow service as staffing was overworked for the amount of clients....More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Emerson was our waiter and he was incredible. Very attentive and gave good recommendations. Reasonable prices for the experience. Had the seafood pasta. Yumm.

Thank JCannedy
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The pasta was great, handmade. The setting was special with frogs chirping all around. The owner and staff were very friendly

Thank emuofevil
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We didn't actually eat here except for dessert but we visited daily for their happy hour. Fabi makes the best pina coladas I have ever had! And when you get two for the price of one from 3:00pm-6:00pm daily, you can have as many as...More

Thank Corinne L
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Convenient for those staying at the Plaza Yara hotel ( the 10% discount is useful and appreciated ), this restaurant is open for mid morning drinks through to ( in our case ) a great Dinner at 9pm after night hike looking for red-eyed tree...More

Thank nauj63
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Food and service is good but pricey. Expect to pay over $100 for dinner for a couple. Good for tourists but as a local, don't go there much. Has a romantic vibe but no views.

Thank DeegirlyCostaRica
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner and fantastic service. The BEST meal we have had in costa rica (and we are staying at the gaia with la luna right here). Couldnt recommend more.

Thank bekp123
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Best meal we had since arriving. Lovely service, good wine. Deserves to be rated higher on TripAdvisor.

Thank Hethaz
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Response from Silvana1993 | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 42
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio | Beside Hotel Plaza Yara, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 9153
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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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