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La Cantina BBQ

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Barbecue, South American,
Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2201 7517
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (47 reviews)
“steak” (69 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Barbecue, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As couples visiting Quepos we had the opportunity to visit a lot of great restaurants. La Cantina with its high flaming BBQ pit and wooden structures provided a great backdrop for the thunderstorm that went on during dinner. They had live music and great views...More

Thank SonjaV1
Reviewed 29 October 2017

As this restaurant was across the street from our hotel, we had dinner here several times and enjoyed the meals and live music. Shish kabobs, steak, ribs - all were wonderful. Perhaps the most surprising thing we ate in terms of deliciousness was the fried...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The food was amazing, i had the whole fish and I most certainly at the whole thing. Our waiter was phenomenal and extremely funny and we all had a great time dancing off the food with the music downstairs. This was the first restaurant we...More

Thank officialgeorgewohar
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great place with good food and live band. We had the calamari for first course. Was very well done and enjoyable. Had ribs and tenderloin steak for main course. Done with great care. With a bottle of merlo what can go wrong. Restaurant was relatively...More

Thank noamgon
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Some time it happens you drop inside a restaurant without big expectations and you get a positive surprise.. after hiking a few kilometers up the road from the beach we simply stopped at this place to rest. We vere hungry and ordered tuna steak and...More

Thank Niels Peter P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If I could give three and a half I would. Service was friendly, prices were reasonable. However, the dishes varied greatly in quality. We ordered the chicken kebab and beef kebab. Whereas the beef was good, the chicken was chewy and a little under done....More

Thank DanC82
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had a great red snapper big piece of fish, very well cooked - very tasty. One of my sons had grilled tuna which was also perfectly prepared - nit overcooked, my other son had Mahi Mahi which we felt might just have been slightly overcooked.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of 4 for dinner. This is a split level restaurant with an old railway carriage providing additional interest. A good menu with a selection of tempting food. There's a big glass fronted fridge that displays much of the meat and seafood...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had an amazing dinner on our 25th Anniversary. Jesus was a fabulous waiter & surprised us with a lovely anniversary desert. The BBQ is great. The atmosphere is wonderful. Service is fantastic.

Thank Airma L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Food was great. Portions were large and prices reasonable. Had a wonderful live band. It was located right across the street from our resort.

Thank Cindy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2201 7517
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