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Maxi's Restaurant

) #5 of 11 Restaurants in Manzanillo ££ - £££ Caribbean, Seafood,
Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“red snapper” (26 reviews)
“patacones” (11 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
££ - £££
Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 November 2012

Manzanillo is a beautiful and extremely interesting area of Costa Rica. My family had an amazing guided jungle tour in the morning, and by the time we were done, we were ready for cold beer (and sodas for the teens) and some grub. Maxi's fit...More

Thank HeathRaleigh
Reviewed 28 November 2012

I ordered the vegetarian dish, and even though I do eat meat, it was probably my favorite meal in Costa Rica. Everything was cooked and seasoned perfectly. And the view from this place rocks.

Thank pubnknit
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Maxi's is not a place to be missed while in Manzanillo. Very fun place with a real Caribbean vibe. The food was great, as was service and value. Of course right on the beach where you can hear the soft wave's of the Caribbean sea.

Thank jessica_and_gabor
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Had lunch as Maxi's after enjoying a boat ride along the coast. First of all, if you are not sure about going to Manzanillo... Go! It is an incredibly beautiful beach. The view at Maxi's is lovely and the food was really good! My husband...More

Thank jendrake
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Good food, nice people, great view of the beach. I tried a few things and prefer the parilla fish and chicken.

Thank SetStar
Reviewed 30 October 2012

If you are going to Manzanillo, you must try Maxi's. Best beachside restaurant in the area... hands down.

Thank sergeantsandbag
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Our group was able to reserve the back room upstairs and had a great dining experience. (The very loud music from downstairs was attentuated enough that we could carry on conversations.) I found the food fresh and delicious. Everything I ate was delicious and well-prepared....More

Thank ConnieDallas_TX
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We had lunch at Maxi's twice during our week long stay. The food was excellent and the servers were very friendly. The typical Costa Rican fare was abundant, and the Caribbean sauce delicious. The prices were typical of the area.

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 13 October 2012

We ordered the especial tipico seafood for 2 people. Boy did they lie to us, it should be for 4 people. 2 lobsters, a whole snapper,and probably 5 pounds of shrimp, octopus, conch, lobster, and grilled onions in a spicy sauce, and of course rice,...More

Thank madmatt192
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Very good Caribbean typical dishes, rice and beans, snapper with caribbean sauce, seafood soup, among others. Don't complain and be prepared for slow service as the wait staff takes seriously the "laid back" thing in this part of Costa Rica, the same reason tourist go...More

Thank edred
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Restaurant Details

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