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Emilio's Cafe

40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Main Road to Manuel Antonio Nacional Park, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 6807
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“almond cookies” (24 reviews)
“falafel salad” (27 reviews)
“poke tuna” (19 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Central American, Cafe, Costa Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Main Road to Manuel Antonio Nacional Park, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant was had the best service we’ve experienced in Costa Rica. The owner was very friendly and attentive. The food was locally inspired it was unique and modern. We had their coconut ginger ceviche special which was wonderful and the coffee rubbed steak was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank annetu2018
Reviewed yesterday

The coffee, beer, and food were all fantastic! We started there for coffee before shopping, but were so impressed that we went back for lunch. Great spot!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank balluem47
Reviewed yesterday

Great food, views of the ocean fantastic, and the fried snapper & for dessert the trio chocolate mousse to die for. Attentive staff and the owner, Emilio is very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GinaYash
Reviewed yesterday

Food was ok, the view was amazing. My burger was under cooked, but they quickly provided me a new one... nonetheless, we were not blown away by the food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BLN74
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lunch here after the morning at the national park. Perfect pick. Fish was amazing and the beer was icy cold. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 113lync
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch & enjoyed the view while having a delicious meal. Husband ordered the chicken dish and I had the fish filet which was very fresh & tasty. Server was very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank seekAdventures
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a good meal (tuna poke) in a lovely setting. In the heart of Quepos. Great view! Next time, I’ll get a coffee as they seemed to have an intricate slow drip system.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EileenMBruce
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Emilio’s is always one of our stops for awesome food, great service and mouth-watering desserts! A bonus is the live dinner music on weekends! The ambiance is fantastic!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andreawE2931ET
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious snapper meal, skilled waitstaff & a lovely view. You get a feel for the owner's social justice leanings, subtly, which for us is appreciated.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Char C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best meal of our Manuel Antonio sojourn! Unfortunately, we discovered it on our last night. The ceviche was succulent, fresh and diverse; the grilled snapper—fresh; and the mahi/coconut motif was the best mahi we had in Costa Rica. My daughter (tiring of seafood)—opted for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 340MM340
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Gianinna B
11 August 2018|
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Response from Evelina B | Property representative |
Thei are but Unfortunatlly costa rica law forbid pets in any restaurant now
27 April 2016|
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Response from andres v |
We had breakfast today and paid with cc. No problem.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 meter before hotel Mariposa | Main Road to Manuel Antonio Nacional Park, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 6807
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