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“live from manuel Antonio El Gusto”

Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio
Ranked #28 of 100 Restaurants in Manuel Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 15 - USD 45
Cuisines: French, Italian, Mediterranean, Costa Rican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic
Description: BELLA VISTA RESTAURANT. Treat yourself to fine dining out in the unspoiled ocean air of a tropical rainforest. Our expert chefs use only the freshest locally-sourced ingredients to create masterful culinary creations that will excite even the most discerning taste buds. With influences ranging from Mediterranean, Peruvian, Asian, to Costa Rican. Dining at the Shana Restaurant takes you on a culinary journey. Savour one of our mouthwatering dishes with a wine from our extensive selection, which includes several names you won’t find anywhere else. Take in a breathtaking sunset from the restaurant’s picturesque seating or have your meal brought to your room during your romantic getaway in Costa Rica. For guests seeking a more intimate experience, a personal chef is available upon request. Breakfast in our boutique ocean view restaurant is complimentary for our guests. Be sure to try the Mahi Mahi Tower and Lobster in Seafood Sauce — it’s worth the trip to Manuel Antonio alone!
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We decideded to spend the New year celebration in Manual Antonino ,we know well El Gusto restaurante as we have been a month ago at the Shana Hotel,that is why we wanted to have our dinner today here because the food is perfect.For us this is the best restaurant in Manuel Antonio. We will keep coming back.

Thank Briana S
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Shana-Management, Owner at Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Dear Briana,
We are very happy to see you and meet you again in our Restaurant el Gusto located inside our hotel Shana. Thank you for coming again, that was so kind from you and your family. Thank you for rating us 5 star, for us you are a 10 star guest. We hope to see you again as soon as possible.
Happy new year 2017.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A big variety of food Menu, we were treated like kings. A real five star service, and we must say if somebody visit Manuel it is a good apportunity to try one of the best food in Costa Rica.

Thank gobagona
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Shana-Management, Owner at Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear Goba,
Thank you very much for sharing your opinion about our restuarant El Gusto lcated inside our hotel Shana with a view at the Playa Biesanz. Thank you for rating us 5 star and we hope to see you very soon.
Happy new year 2017.

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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We loved the food at El.Gusto,we tried different specialities everyday. Sea food
Pizza,meat pasta and really everything was excellent. Our waiter Pablo convince us to buy the Christmas menu and that was the nicest surprise,we felt like we are with our own family. Tartan salmon Shrimp cocktail mazo tomato,zucchini filled with spinach and mozarella,lobster and as desert we get Panna cotta and all of that was for 60 us dollars including a 15% discount. What a gift with also.live music. Thank you thank you.

Thank Siwar E
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Shana-Management, Owner at Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Dear Siwar,
This is one of the best compliments we had about our food in El Gusto Restaurant located inside our hotel Shana. The christmas menu was a fantasy from our chef and thanks to god all our customers were so happy about it. The 31st of december we prepared a menu more special, we hope that you can also join us to celebrate the new year with us. merry christmas and a happy new year and thank you so much for this long and positive review.
Thank you for rating us 5 star and for sharing your opinion on this TripAdvisor Forum.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had heard this was the place in Manuel Antonio for great pizza. When we returned this year, we ate here our first night. The experience was wonderful: great food, attentive service, live music, wonderful ambience. We highly recommend this restaurant, especially for guests who love great pizza, cooked over a wood-burning grill.

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Shana-Management, Owner at Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for rating us 5 stars. Everybody knows about the pizza but i wish the next time you can try also the other specialities like the famous Paste with sea food or our fish coocked in the wooden oven amd many others....
Thank you one more time and we hope to see you as soon as possible in El Gusto Restaurant or in Shana Hotel.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We have been last week at the Shana Hotel and this week we decided just to go back for the restaurant El Gusto because we had good memories and as we have booked a very close hotel to this location. The waiters regonised us and they were very happy to see us again. We had lobsters coocked in the wooden oven with an excellent white italian wine. We knew we would be happy and we will for sure go many times.

Thank cellularium
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Shana-Management, Owner at Bella Vista Restaurant Manuel Antonio, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Dear guests,
You came back and we appreciate it, of course we remember you very well, you were special guests for us. We know well that it will not be the last time to meet you in El Gusto Restaurant and Shana hotel. We would like to thank you very much for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor and of course for rating us 5 star, what a pleasure to receive lately only 5 star comments. We are proud of it. Thank you.

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