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El Mirador Bar & Restaurant

Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 2777
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, International, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were at the Arenas for 8 nights and dined at the Mirador every day for breakfast and then 3 nights for an evening meal. Breakfast is awesome and the views are breathtaking. Dinner was a bit more formal but still quite relaxed and they...More

Thank Whitlam H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here each morning during our stay at Arenas del Mar. The food is fantastic, with a mix of local dishes and more mainstream items as well. I would highly recommend this restaurant for the views alone, however the food is excellent as...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast every day and dinner most nights while staying at Arenas Del Mar for a week. The egg sandwich and huevos casserole were favorites for breakfast. The Gallo Pinto is tough to beat also. Every breakfast starts with fresh fruit juice and a fruit...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate almost ever meal on site at this hotel, why leave! It was so serene and the views were gorgeous. The service and food was excellent, we tried everything on the menu in 6 nights, all was worth it!

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Luis was our waiter and was an 11 on a scale from 1-10. From the pleasant welcome to the incredible detail he provided for the description of every special and entree. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Sobrien25
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Beautiful views, indoor and outdoor seating. Gourmet presentation and quality of fresh ingredients. The chef obviously takes great pride in the food served. Friendly, enthusiastic waitstaff.

Thank tarheelgirl39
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Excellent super fresh food and seamless service make Breakfast or dinner is a delightful experience. Tables are available around the adjacent pool or "indoors" with huge sliding glass windows under the thatched roof.

Thank mNewmanStudio
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stayed at Arenas Del Mar and ate here at least once a day. The food is fantastic! Service is top notch. View is gorgeous. It doesn't get better than this! GF and veg options available.

Thank dmebdavis
Reviewed 27 March 2017

loved this place the views were great and the sunsets simply lovely food choices were varied and wide ranging from a simple plate of fries to a huge plateful of local food if you wanted great dservce and smiley waiters

Thank smartcookie50
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The hotel restaurant for Arenas Del Mar Resort so it has a nice view. But the indoor restaurant is very boring. Stark white walls with no decor except some lizards crawling around. When it is dark outside it is depressing. Good service, especially Luis. They...More

Thank Lee G
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Humberto E
happy hour??
19 April 2017|
Response from Charlie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, My apologies for not seeing your question earlier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio National Park | Arenas Del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 2777
  • E-mail
El Mirador Restaurant is located near Arenas del Mar's reception area and pool, overlooking Espadilla Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, and the Pacific Ocean. El Mirador—which means “the viewpoint” in Spanish—has an open air, covered interior dining area and outdoor seating. Along with breathtaking views and gorgeous sunsets, our restaurant serves breakfast and dinner using fresh, local ingredients. Start your day with our complimentary breakfast: fresh fruits, homemade granola, warm muffins and breads, eggs, pancakes and of course, Costa Rican coffee. Our dinner menu includes highlights such as locally caught fish and other delicacies at this authentic full-service Costa Rican restaurant.