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Congo Restaurant at Hotel San Bada

Contiguo a la entrada del Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio 506, Costa Rica
+506 2777 5333
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Contiguo a la entrada del Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Found the food and the service at this hotel restaurant to be just average for Costa Rica. Food was edible and service was passable.More

Thank CArOlT4242014
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Congo Restaurant at Hotel San Bada, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We wish that your experience was better at the restaurant. We normally recieve really positive reviews about the food and service. We will aplly your comments and try to make changes to ensure a better experience. Warm Regards,...More

Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Food is amazing. We tried twice. We have tried • ceviche (comes with plantain cakes) • tuna sashimi (so good and fresh) • tuna tradicion (amazing) • tuna fillet with orange chipotle: best I ever had • pasta carbonara (good as when I was in...More

Thank MotorCityGal6629
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Where do I start? This place is stellar! The Congo Restaurant in the Hotel San Bada was my favorite restaurant in the country on a recent 10 day trip through beautiful Costa Rica! The service was impeccable at all times each time we visited for...More

Thank TheRealRicky
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The staff at this the Congo restaurant are amazing. The food was good but the staff made it great. We were met with a smile. After the first day, the staff knew our names and preferred drinks.

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Our family was staying at Hotel San Bada and ate at the Congo Restaurant multiple times. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The staff was super friendly and efficient, especially Cristhin, Emilio and Derek. We were always greeted with smiles and were provided...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The burger, offered on the lunch menu, is the biggest and best I've ever had. Service is top-notch. All meals were fresh and well prepared.

1  Thank MN_PameLa
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We stayed at Hotel San Bada, which we absolutely loved! We ate at the Congo restaurant several times and the food was always wonderful. Breakfast was superb, made to order omelets plus lots of other great items. I had the Red Snapper for dinner, it...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We only ate breakfast at the Congo but spent several nights at the bar and found Derek to be very charming and made us feel like we were the only guests! He went out of his way to make our stay very enjoyable. Ask for...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 15 February 2015

very good food derek very charming and polite service is excellent near the best park in costa rica near the best beach in pacific

Thank Emmanuel E
Reviewed 10 January 2015

After our horrendous treatment and experience at Buru Resturante, we walked across the street and found this Restuarant at this hotel. They were lovely and inviting. We had breakfast here. It was very good with omelet a made to order, friendly service, good food, inviting...More

Thank 823Raerae
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13 February 2015|
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Response from SanBada C | Property representative |
Dear Jobira, Thank you for your email and for contacting our Hotel! In regards to your question, we want to inform you that here at Hotel San Bada we do not use MSG or Monosodium glutamate in our food. We use natural... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contiguo a la entrada del Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 5333
  • E-mail
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