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“Great variety and great food”

Restaurante marlin Manuel Antonio
Ranked #80 of 175 Restaurants in Escazu
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went to this seafront restaurant on two occasions with our somewhat fussy children (11 and 13) and on each occasion we could not fault the food or the service. The mixed combo appetizser was sufficiently large for our two girls to share. We had the ceviche and a seafood risotto. On day two the girls had a tomato pasta dish and the eldest accidentally ordered a whole grilled fish. She was a litttle taken aback by this but with a little help got through it. The fish meat was very white and the skin was lovely and crisp, like a fishy crackling. We had a tasty bruschetta (cost about £3) to start and followed by a prawn and squid dish in garlic and chicken with rice. We also had a drink each on both occasions. Prompt service each time. There are cheaper places around for sure (especially given the value of the pound), but for the quality of food we could not fault it. The cost was around $64 on day one and a bit more on day two.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We had intended to eat at El Sol restaurant, but it was unexpectedly closed on a Monday. So, we walked next door and found a very diverse meal offering from Marlin. The food was good, nice portions and 2 for 1 drinks. Four adults ate and were all happy with burritos, fish, and chicken plates. The nil was $60US including tax and tip. We also left an extra c5000 for good service. Nice view of the beach, monkeys in the trees next door, overall a good place. Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent tuna mahi taco, don't even attempt the burger, frozen terrible patty. Service so so,great place to people watch. Right across from the beach. Bring your own napkins.

Thank Jeff P
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Fairly low average beach restaurant - cold beer :)
Food was ok but vs cost very poor as all restaurants in Manuel Antonio!

Thank DeeEmmGee
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It was a very busy restaurant close to the National Park and the public beach. The food and the drinks were nice, only down part is the very slot service but I understand it was busy.

Thank Kukkel
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