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El Avion

Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 3378
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood curry” (34 reviews)
“fajitas” (53 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Km. # 5, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 2,712 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good restaurant and good food but definitely a tourist attraction. The plane is very cool and the view incredible bit not an authentic Costa Rican restaurant. I would say go to say you go for the pictures but definitely try out the better restaurants across...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, this place offers much more than just food or a magnificent view of the Pacific... it includes history and culture and should not be missed. Prices much more than fair, also, we should add.

Thank JuneWM
Reviewed 4 days ago

It had been 10 years since we have gone to Manuel Antonio and to El Avion and we found that the food and service were just as good. We went at night so we did not see the view but I am sure that it...More

Thank brendad288
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A plane on top of the mountain by it self is amazing then you see the view enjoy the good food and learn the history of the plane makes this a must see and enjoy location. Getting to the restaurant will test your car a...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prices are expensive and The food is not surprising. We had dinner And Lunch there several times. We had tuna salad, pasta and more. The tastes were not good. The only thing that made a good impression was the fries to the burger. That's...More

Thank S N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Avion has a wonderful atmosphere! Great place for photos inside of the restaurant and outside! Wonderful staff that was there when you needed something and were very friendly, speaking multiple languages very fluently! The food was deliciously delightful! There were four people in our...More

Thank teri m
Reviewed 1 week ago

During researching a recent whirl wind /see as much as possible exploratory trip around Costa Rica, we came across this unique somewhat hidden gem. Not only is the village of Manual Antonio exquisitely beautifully carved into the mountain side amazon jungle covered mid pacific coast...More

Thank bones007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad very bad, the service was regular but the food was awful, I felt that I payed for nothing Never ask for shrimp cocktail, and the shrimp and rice is a theft

Thank Manuel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place where you have to eat and drink when you are in Manuel Antonio. Food is great and you have not to wait that long to get it. Employees are most at the time very friendly. Only one guy wasn't very friendly...More

Thank Ronald k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Nana and I went for dinner just before sunset, we had a table overlooking the ocean. El Avion is a unique spot due to the decor (coloured glass bottles used for lights and of course the plane). However the food was subpar. My Nana...More

Thank Lisa T
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Questions & Answers
Ashley B
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
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.
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, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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