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Monkey Bar

Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
506 654 4141
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
££ - £££
Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Had the fish ceviche one night was amazing second night not so much service is excellent but food hit and miss

Thank NicjBrisson83
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stopped by on day of adventuring off the resort. It has a great Costarican vibe and the view over the Marina is beautiful. It's easily within walking distance of the Flamingo and can be reached by road or walking on the beach and following the...More

Thank dmehsikomer
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We drove our much younger frint desk girl from flamingo hotel to the monkey bar we still fit in with a much younger crowd had few drinks and a few laughs wild and crazy safe place lots of action

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We went there almost everyday because the unit we were staying in had no internet. Beautiful view, great food and friendly staff.

Thank skullian2
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Just up the street from our condo in Flamingo, interesting round bar but not a lot happening when we were there. It was closed a few times when we tried to check it out. Ok place for beer. Didn't get to see the view as...More

1  Thank BurgessMeredith666
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were so impressed with the service and the surroundings in 2013 that we are staying in a condo in March on site. We will not only have access to the Monkey bar but also 3 pools!! Pura Vida

Thank The1Nana
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view from the pool while sipping on a rum cocktail. It was open fairly late on a Sunday night which was nice.

Thank greysandy
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The Monkey Bar is back open!!! Maybe under new management or something! One problem is all the stuffed monkeys are gone - bring them a monkey and they give you a free drink!! Pura Vida!

3  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite bar for happy hour and we were saddened to find out it's closed. We had even bought a monkey to leave there. The whole resort it is part of is closed as the plan to make expansion plans but who knows...More

Thank Rg3150
Reviewed 1 October 2016

There was only one mother and small child there and the toilet was..... no bueno Beer was cold View was good. Long stairway to get to bar

Thank drsue940
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Lorie M
4 November 2016|
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Response from Rg3150 | Reviewed this property |
I was told by my friend who owns a condo across from the Monkey Bar that it is closed permanently along with the hotel it is in. There are plans to build a large marina there. We were very sad to not have the Monkey Bar to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Flamingo Marina Hotel, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: 506 654 4141
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A quaint and cozy casual lunch and dining with most spectacular views in the area with swim up bar and fun and happy hour! High season special events like Thanksgiving & Superbowl!
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