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Sancho's

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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio | Sports Bar, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0340
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in for lunch and got treated to two macaws flying by. Friendly, fast service, though our lunch ended up costing more than I would have expected.

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Thank Colleen N
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had the nachos which is absolutely huge - definitely enough for two people to share. The balcony area out the back is nice and it is good having off-road parking st the front. The service was very very good. One thing to note was that a couple from the US asked the waiter about tipping and how much was... More 

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Thank hollyb888
Richmond, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here several times during our trip as it was close to our rental. The food and service were great and it had a cool, local feel. The pico is AMAZING!! Definitely check it out.

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Thank WAC2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food , great service ! Tastiest meal we have had in Costa Rica.. Beef and fish tacos excellent . Great local feeling Highly recommended

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Thank beata b
Carlsbad, California
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd heard that this place had great food but weren't impressed at all. We had beers and nachos here and have had better at sporting event stadiums. It was like processed cheese on store bought chips and few fixings. I wouldn't go back here again.

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Thank Lori C
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sancho's is my favorite bar to go to in Manuel Antonio because it is right above my favorite hostel (Backpackers). The bartenders are always friendly and the food/alcohol is reasonably priced. The atmosphere is fun and if you are hoping to meet some gringos, this is the place to go. My friend and I enjoyed a rather large pitcher of... More 

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Thank Morgan N
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner and had an amazing time. The corner bar feel was what we were looking for and they had live music that me and my friends really enjoyed. The food was amazing all around. We got pork nachos and fish tacos that were unreal. Everyone from the bartender to waitress was very welcoming and gave us... More 

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Thank LaLa927
Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the nachos, a plate is enough for 2 or 3 people, with 2 drinks is a very affordable meal considering the prices in the area.

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Thank Cynthia A
Norwich, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool bar & restaurant. We are vegan, they were reluctant to accommodate us even though it was really easy to adjust things on their menu. The waiter was not very flexible, and just said no to a few of our suggestions. Once we managed to order and the food arrived, it was delicious :) the waiter could have been much... More 

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Thank Lara E
North Providence, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner tonight and order the tacos which were good. The Blackberry Margarita was fantastic but our whole experience was ruined by the waitress. She took our drink order but then forgot to bring us our drinks. Several times while we were waiting to put in our order we noticed her drinking with friends. Once she final... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio | Sports Bar, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0340
Description
When we sat down and discussed the menu for Sancho's we agreed the menu had to have 3 things; fresh ingredients, big portions, and in a country where we believe things to be a little bit on the expensive side, fair priced meals. As far as the type of food we serve, people say Mexican, I say Mexican inspired. We make food we enjoy in hopes that our guests feel the same way. A lot of preparation and love goes into each dish that comes out of our kitchen. A majority of our meals do have some level of spiciness to them, if that is your thing give us a try. We have a full bar, we make fresh margaritas, no artificial sour mix in our drinks. Sancho's is a laid back vibe, feel free to come in after the beach and not have to worry about a dress code. We hope you give our little restaurant a try while you are in Manuel Antonio.

P.S Coldest beers in town

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