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Maxi's Restaurant

Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“red snapper” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“rice and beans” (20 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Maxi's Restaurant is upstairs and not to be confused with the Maxi's Soda or the bar downstairs. When we were there Maxi's opened at 11:30, but I did not see any sign posted and had to ask the bar tender downstairs. The restaurant is pretty...More

Thank Francus
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We have tried Rice&Beans (the local speciality) in several places, but by far this one was the best so far! Do ask the one with chicken though. With fish it is nice too, but it isn't the same level. Prices are a bit expensive though...More

1  Thank Jan_melis
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Maxi's has a great Caribbean vibe and excellent food. Definitely recommend if you are visiting Manzanillo!

Thank omegaman13
Reviewed 15 April 2017

One of the best places to eat near puerto Viejo. Beach view. Best caribbean food and lobster , daily fresh.

Thank Maico H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

It`s the best places to eat in Manzanillo, right in front of the beach. Best lobster and caribbean food.

Thank HorstSu
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had the fish soup as was recommended. It was ok but not great. There was baby crab in it and octopus only

Thank momg557
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Cool atmosphere, good food, cold beer, and right by the beach...nice Rasta and Tico culture mix! Pura Vida!

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Maxis is the most attractive and atmospheric restaurant in Manzanillo. The space is really cool, it overlooks the beach and there's 2 stories. The food was good as we're the cocktails but it was on the expensive side.

Thank sashajam
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was our second visit--we had been here about 4 years ago. This visit we had a late dinner after travelling all day. The service was very slow and the lamp above our table was out. But Maxis is still fun. Lively music, people dancing...More

Thank garytros
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Standard Costa Rican fare. Very nice location, by the sea and beach. Rather primitive facilities, nice people.

Thank avb0001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Manzanillo
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