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Marlin Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, , Seafood
Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1134
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (31 reviews)
“burrito” (22 reviews)
“casado” (20 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I bookmarked this restaurant before our trip and we were not disappointed! During our stay in Manuel Antonio, we visited twice for lunch and happy hour. The food and drinks were consistently delicious and flavorful. I ordered the whole fried fish and it came with...More

Thank Carmela L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. We went 4 times during our stay. I had the shrimp tacos 3 times and I should of ordered them the 4th time too but instead I opted for a burger which was good but didn't compare to the awesome shrimp tacos!...More

Thank canadianjasmine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Marlin's several times when visiting the beach. I always get their nachos which are very good. My husband loves the buffalo wings. We haven't tried any of the entrees. Drinking are very good. Not a cheap place to eat but the...More

Thank AM25DN29
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The fish was very good with a tasty lemon sauce. Average salad with palm hearts our of the tin (in Costa Rica!!!!????). Good service, funny guests and music from the bar beside.

Thank highmerl
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate at the Marlin restaurant on a recommendation from our concierge at Tulemar, Orlando. He was right, this place was great. The menu was broad offering items to serve every palate. The chicken nachos and full fried fish were our family favorites. Service was...More

Thank mistyv3309
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I had the fish tacos and nachos. The fish tacos were really yummy and authentic Central American food. The restaurant was great value for what you got. One appetizer could be a meal for two people, so that was great.

Thank jilliannowlin
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

After a long walk on the beach we meant to return for lunch or dinner. We liked the menu and the service but unfortunately time ran out. Great location next to the beach

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a great restaurant by the beach! We truly recommend to order the "Fish Tacos"; one of the bests we have ever tried!

Thank Hugo N
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Food wasn't that good and for the same price you can get for sure something better, even at the hotel (El Parador). Service wasn't bad though. Be aware no tartar sauce is available.

Thank JuliyJavi
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for their 2 for 1 drink special. The margaritas were great. We had nachos, fried calamari, and fish...all delicious! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Texas4kiddos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, By the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 1134
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