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El Avion

Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 3378
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (99 reviews)
“fajitas” (51 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The entire family enjoyed their lunch. The star of the lunch was being in an airplane that was on the news during my teenage years with the Ollie North Iran Contra scandal. The view is to die for, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Thank craigtaunya
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had been here 8 years ago and fondly remembered the place. We were not disappointed. It is a lovely restaurant, with 3 airplanes inside it and it is on the water. My husband really liked his whole red snapper. My arroz con mariscos was...More

Thank LPE22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly, fast service. We had the Seafood curry and seafood rice. Both were super fresh and delicious.

Thank LizaPass
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to hang out with family and friends. Very chill out spot in the hearth of Manuel Antonio. Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere.

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with ocean view. We had seafood soup which was amazing. Chicken with rice was good too. It's nice to go there once, but I wouldn't go back, as it is overpriced comparing to nice local restaurants in Quepos.

Thank Nataliya D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow!! I just had to marvel at the shear genius it took to get this plane to it's current home and turn it into such a cool place to hang out and have drinks with friends or dinner with family. Food is wonderful, and staff...More

Thank leftylife
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great view which was breathtaking. Our waiter was fantastic! We were disappointed with the food though. The tuna was over cooked as was the snapper filet. The prices were quite high for the quality of food. You pretty much pay for the...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting much when we walked in. I thought it would be a tourist trap with bad expensive food. I was wrong. The place has a fantastic view with a great breeze. The food was actually pretty good for casual food. The service was...More

Thank atstpier
Reviewed 6 days ago

If a restaurant needs an attraction to get people in, well good luck on the food. It wasn't the worst but only good for tourists, not locals.

Thank DeegirlyCostaRica
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole airplane makes it original and unusual! The hamburgers were OK and it took a while to eat and it was not even crowded.

Thank ilearnbytravel
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ashley B
What is the best way to go about making a reservation? I have a group of 11 visiting from the US in February and we have attempted to contact the restaurant via email twice on their website and have not received a response. None of us have an international call plan so we are trying to avoid calling. Is there any other way?
19 January 2017|
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Response from Ken T | Property representative |
I will check my emails again, but I usually answer all emails four times a week. In the meantime, just send an email,to my personal email and we will go from there. Apparently email addresses are not allowed in this format... More
Helen B
Hi, we'd like to come for dinner. Our daughter (10) has Celiac Disease and may therefore not have gluten. Are you able to cater for her? Thanks, Helen
22 June 2016|
Response from Tina T | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! And if anyone in your party speaks Spanish, you will be great. If not, just go prepared to have something written in Spanish. They will cater to whatever you need.
Do we need to make reservations?
4 March 2016|
Response from Serge M | Reviewed this property |
depends on the season, in other words by Peak Season You should make reservations or during weekends on High Season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 3378
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