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Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 5049
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2012

After reading reviews for all the rop rated restaurants in Manuel Antonio, we decided to check this place out. We got the short rib and chicken lettuce wrap appetizers, both were delicious. My churrasco entree was amazing. I enjoyed all the food on this trip but this meal was just superb. Of course, it wasnt cheap but you get what... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

great service and wonderful meal! they did a great job accomodating our lrg Group of 13!! fodd was wonderful and everyone loved their desserts!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

It's listed as 19 with NGO as number 1. This was decided by idiots. Their red snapper and ribs were beyond outstanding. The soufflé was great. Order the soufflé up front because they make in the kitchen and it takes 45 minutes. Cheap by American standards, but pricey for Costa Rica. Still it was the best restaurant we went to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

We went here on our last night in the area. I have to say, it was not only my favorite restaurant in Manuel Antonio, but in the entire country. The food was just stellar - on par with some of my favorite high end restaurants back home. The ambiance was lovely and the service perfect. The hot chocolate souffle was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

If you're going to fall into a "tourist trap," this is probably the one to fall for. While the prices are quite steep for Costa Rica, the food is excellently prepared. We enjoyed the calamari steak, the mahi-mahi, and the chocolate souffle for dessert. All were of high quality and prepared uniquely. While we visited during the "low" season and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2012

Our meal at Kapi Kapi was the one and only romantic/fine dining experience of our time in Costa Rica. The food was delicious. We had the mahi mahi and ahi tuna with the seafood cigars as an appetizer and chocolate soufflé as dessert. It was nice to have a fine dining experience on our last night of vacation. However, I'll... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2012

A little pricey but very good food. The restaurant is very pretty with lots of outside seating. The macadamia mahi-mahi was really good.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

Absolutely beautiful restaurant. I would recommend this establishment as one of the top "fine dining" venues in Manuel Antonio. The food was especially good and delivered with great presentation. The service was fantastic as well. I will definitely eat her again when I return to Costa Rica!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

This was the first place we tried in Manuel Antonio. The setting is good and the food is delicious. Be sure to try the crusted Mahi Mahi (let them recommend their specials). Their house-special desert (crusted choc mousse) is mouth-watering! The staff was courteous and the service was top notch. Would definitely recommend and return.

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Rochelle Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

My wife and I visited Kapi Kapi while on our honeymoon. The ambiance was very nice and romantic. Our server was extremely friendly. My wife ordered the mahi mahi and I ordered the calamari. All I can say is, EXCELLENT!. Everything we ate was wonderful. The server realized it was our honeymoon and brought us the most delicious chocolate soufflé... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilometer 5, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 5049
Description
Kapi Kapi Restaurant is Manuel Antonio's choice for fine dining. Our Asian-influenced seafood, succulent steaks, and original dessert menu keep locals and tourists coming back again and again. Macadamia nut encrusted Mahi Mahi sound delicious? How about sugar cane skewered prawns with a tamarind,coconut, and rum glaze? Our fresh peppercorn-seared ahi tuna is to die for! Start with seafood cigars, our most popular appetizer and finish with the hot chocolate souffle! We are open daily 4pm-10pm on the main road to the park across from Pacific Colonial Condos and Tulemar resort.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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