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Marlin Bill's

Next to Coconut Harry's Surf Shop | Diagonally across from Cafe de Paris, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0458
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Next to Coconut Harry's Surf Shop | Diagonally across from Cafe de Paris, Nosara, Costa Rica
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101 - 108 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 28 November 2011

We were a party of eight looking for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday.... the majority of people on the beach advised us to go to Marlin Bill's. Glad we did..... Just like being at home. Starting with a relish tray of deviled eggs, olives,...More

Thank JonesSanJose
MarlinBills, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2011

Hola, Conrad and Olive! We're so happy we were able to give you the traditional Thanksgiving experience you were seeking! We're also happy that so many people on the beach told you that we were the place to go- and that we lived up to...More

Reviewed 15 November 2011

We have been visiting Nosara for the last 15 years because we have property there, however we have never been to Marlin's Bill's before until last Christmas. First of all, the food is less than average, prices expensive, waiters do not speak Spanish and have...More

Thank Pirringui
MarlinBills, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2011

We are so sorry- and rather dismayed- that your experience with Marlin Bill's was not a positive one. Our goal is not just to MEET the expectations of our guests, but to EXCEED them in every way possible, and as you can see from the...More

Reviewed 10 October 2011

We missed going to Marlin Bills on our last trip. This trip we couldn't stay away. Incredible food, sat tv for the monday night games and a sunset view that is second to none. Thanks again...More

Thank Pete B
MarlinBills, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2011

We're sorry you missed us the first time, but we're so glad you found us this time, Pete! We pride ourselves on our outstanding food and drinks, but we're also proud to offer our guests satellite TV (don't want to miss those important games while...More

Reviewed 4 October 2011

Great food. Take your catch to Bills, he will prepare it as you request. outstanding.

Thank Ammoone
MarlinBills, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2011

Hola! We're so glad you had a good experience with us! We love our customers, and we do everything we can to make them happy! We're glad we were able to do that for you, and we hope to see you, again! Pura vida!

Reviewed 10 September 2011

Yeah, I know, I should have had the Marlin, or at least the Tuna, but I tried the Chicken Parm...mostly because I was just dumbfounded it was on the menu! I was pleasantly surprised by the generous portion and how truly delicious it was...since that...More

Thank danaltieri
MarlinBills, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2011

Thanks so much for the great review! We're always happy to hear that we're doing the great job we TRULY strive to do for our guests, and your enthusiasm means a lot to us! Come on back anytime! We'll tell Bill to warm up the...More

Reviewed 18 August 2011

We came across this place by accident and the food was quite good. No complaints from anyone in our party, we would definitely go back if and when we return to Nosara.

Thank StephWeb
MarlinBills, Public Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2011

Thank you, Steph! We're glad you found us, and we definitely look forward to seeing you when you come back to Nosara! Pura vida!

Reviewed 12 August 2011

My first trip to Marlin Bill's was about 15 years ago when they were located in the Bambu Bar in downtown Nosara. Not much to look at but I had one of the best burgers ever. Over the years they have grown and changed locations...More

Thank Mike S
MarlinBills, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2011

We're thrilled we've had you as a customer for so long, Mike, and that we're still doing a good job for you! We love to meet new guests, and we always treasure our long-time guests who've become friends along the way. We hope you'll keep...More

Reviewed 10 August 2011

The first time I went to Marlin Bill's was back in about 1998 or 99 when it was still in its previous location. My now ex-wife and I went for dinner on the last night of a week long vacation in Nosara. After nothing but...More

1  Thank John M
MarlinBills, Public Relations Manager at Marlin Bill's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2011

Thanks so much for the kind words, John! At Marlin Bill's, we pride ourselves on our steaks, so it's great to hear that we lived up to your expectations- and your memories! We'll look forward to seeing you the next time you're in Nosara! Pura...More

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Stella O
12 March 2015|
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Response from Tracie-GRM | Property representative |
Hola, Stella! You can call the restaurant at 2682 0458 from Costa Rica, or if you're calling from the US, you can dial 011-506-2682-0458.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to Coconut Harry's Surf Shop | Diagonally across from Cafe de Paris, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0458
  • E-mail
Description
In business since 1994, Marlin Bill's offers guests of our open-air dining room panoramic views of Guiones, the ocean, and Costa Rica's world-famous sunsets, along with mouth-watering options from our eclectic menu of choice steaks, chops, fresh seafood, family fare, and dreamy desserts. Daily food and drink specials, and our ability to cater to large parties, make Marlin Bill's beloved by both visitors and locals.
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