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Park Entrance Road, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
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Encinitas, California
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135 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

I ate at the Funky Monkey a couple of times when I was in Dominical and really enjoyed the ambiance and the food. Excellent loose leaf tea and juices. Great wifi if you need to get some work done

Thank SwedishVagabond
Austin, Texas
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Funky Monkey. As of March 16, 2014 property is now called Buru Restuarant. New menu, decor, management.

Thank malonetravels2
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292 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Mahi Mahi fish tacos in a crisp tortilla with a cold Imerial beer. Completely open air. Very casual atmosphere. Relax, Pura Vida!

Thank itraveleverywhere
Richmond, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2014

My wife and I came to this place with our 2-year-old after a full day on the beaches inside Manuel Antonio Park. Besides serving us the best arroz con camaron I have ever had, they went totally out of their way to help us calm our hungry kid. We came back 3 days in a row, walking a little further... More 

Thank based_in_sf_bay
West Palm Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

great for people watching near the backpacker hostel so you see true naturalist and hippies good food had fish and daquaris also you have to get the casados split it because there is so much food and the squid is great too

Thank ginalaura
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

Originally came here for some daiquiris and piña colada. I don't recommend ordering that here... They weren't very good which worried me about the food. Fortunately the food was actually pretty good. I got the Texas burger and my boyfriend got the chicken club. Both were very tasty and the fries were really good.

Thank Natsanand
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We had breakfast twice here during our stay. A roomy, semi-outdoor eatery under a zinc roof surrounded by plants, looking onto the street, and a stone's throw from the park entrance. Service with a smile to start with, an attentive waitress who tried hard to please. First day, straight off the menu, pineapple juice, a 'típico', which is gallo pinto... More 

Thank maracoani
Lafayette, Colorado
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

The restaurant is conveniently located right outside the Manuel Antonio park, right next to where you pay your entrance fee for the park. The place is nice, but most importantly provides good food for a reasonable price. The staff is very friendly -it's always a plus when you travel with a baby as the Costa Ricans are very baby-friendly. We... More 

Thank Florence B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013

The food cooked to perfection , fish is great and the typico is also worth trying. The open air dining is kind of the norm but at Funky Monkey the girls try real hard to serve with a smile and genuine care for the customers.

Thank Curtis W
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263 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We had seven people in our party. After serving five our our party their meals, the other two were told that they were out of guacamole, so they opted for fries. After ten motte minutes they finally bring out the two orders of fish tacos, which consisted of fish, French fries and salsa. There were no tortillas for the tacos!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
American, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Entrance Road, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: 05627775115

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?