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Playitas Restaurant and Bar

Playitas Beach | Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 2777
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (40 reviews)
“fish sliders” (5 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Costa Rican, American, Fast food, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Playitas Beach | Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The evening began with an exciting ride (like Space Mountain) up and down a winding dark road on a golf cart. We arrived at the beach front restaurant lit up and on the sand -- including roaming hermit crabs underfoot and a few curios raccoons...More

1  Thank LoriSLewisburg
Reviewed 30 December 2016

At my recent visit to Costa Rica I found the best lunch experience at this delightful beachside eatery located inside the Arenas del Mar resort. Wonderful food options with an ocean view an d a tasty cocktail.....what more could you ask for? Try the fish...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Private beach is perfect to relax on chairs and swim in the surf! Have a beer and order the sliders as they are yum! Happy hour from 2:30 to 3:30!

1  Thank Courtney O
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate breakfast and dinner here several times during our stay at Arenas del Mar. We had a number of their different offerings. Their breakfast is fantastic, the breakfast burrito reminds me of an upscale California preparation while the French Toast is decadent and delightful....More

Thank PoJoO
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We ate at this spot multiple time while staying at the Arenas del Mar. Easy, casual dining - on the beach if you want it. They have a GF menu if you need it too.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We ate here several times during our week at Arenas del Mar and really enjoyed it. The view of the beach is incredible. The food was delicious, and the portions are huge. We also ate dinner here twice, including the particularly delicious BBQ night. Don't...More

Thank isolabella0
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The staff was amazing, so friendly and outgoing. Gluten free options were out of this world. You can get drinks and food at the pool and beach. Highly recommend! We ate lunch here every day even after excursions because it was so relaxing and for...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I was recently in Costa Rica again, and had the chance to dine at Playitas. The menu had several new choices for lunch which were amazing. The fish sliders were fantastic. The beef tenderloin sandwich had so many flavors my taste buds could hardly keep...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We ate lunch here 4 times and ate dinner twice. The fresh fish was always wonderful, as were the fish tacos and plate of the day. The arroz con pescado was a little too oily. The fish was good but there was a very yellow...More

2  Thank Alohamary
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We loved Playitas Restaurant so much that we ate here twice during our stay in MA. In the early morning we would treck down to Playitas beach on the other side of the rock outcropping and then either climb over the rocks or ask one...More

3  Thank love2travel_wmybabes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playitas Beach | Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 2777
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