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££ - £££Caribbean, Seafood,
On the Beach, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor36%
  • Terrible17%
11 May 2017
“Unpleasant experience”
2 Mar 2017
“Inconsistent and Overpriced”
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Caribbean, Seafood, Costa Rican, South American, Central American
££ - £££
On the Beach, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Well the location is just perfect, and, from the outside at least, this place looked very inviting. A very Costa Rican atmosphere both inside, and out on the beach. A hot and humid afternoon, perfect for a cold beer (or two). The service was reasonable...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The beer prices are too high, the food is unfortunately inconsistent, and the food prices are too high. The music (mostly reggae) is too loud and played all day and night it seems) (I wonder what people in town think about this as there are...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were looking forward to my birthday lunch here on the second floor overlooking the beach. How disappointing. If you like your service with attitude - lots of it - then this is the place for you. Couldn't even raise a smile from the waitresses....More

Thank Joanne O
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The second floor is a nice place to have a drink/beer and some tapas looking over the beach and sea. It just before the Manzanilla reserve.

Thank RnG H
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I had a lunch planned by a company for my girlfriends birthday here. The table they gave us was upstairs which was nice, but the service was terrible and the food was mediocre. I would go somewhere else to have good food. Sodas Ricisimo in...More

Thank Chelsey B
Reviewed 1 April 2015

It took them forever (40minutes, only 2tables occupied) to serve 1 overcooked egg with toasts and a supossed guacamole that happened to be a smashed avocado (no onion, no tomato, nothing!). Food was terrible and service even worst (and it was really difficult to overcome...More

Thank Rosolla
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We ate 4 times at maxi's. A couple of the meals were really nice but a couple not quite as good. I. Thought the grilled fish was good when I ordered it.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 15 September 2014

The food isnt awful or anything. and the place definitely has a party atomsphere.. BUT my girl is mostly vegetarian so I ordered some fish and she had the veggie plate.. which was EXACTLY like the fish dish except without the fish. So I had...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 30 September 2013

One of our best meals on our 2 week trip was at Maxi's. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We were able to sort of order 'off the menu' and our waitress was more than happy to help us. We had a delicious steak...More

Thank monkeyjams
Reviewed 4 August 2013

It's recommended on many of the guidebooks but this place really was past its prime when we visited. Its pricier than the surrounding smaller restaurant but the food they deliver doesnt live up to this. The service staff dissappeared for long periods, the food was...More

Thank J_Duck_77
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Caribbean, Seafood, Costa Rican, South American, Central American
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Beach, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Manzanillo
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