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Sancho's

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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio | Sports Bar, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0340
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Kirkland, Washington
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a long day trekking around in hot and humid weather inside Manual Antonio National Park, on the drive back to our hotel we stopped here for lunch for their fish tacos. They were very tasty...the beer cold, the Guacamole and chips were yummy. We sat outside...great view, the breeze was refreshing and we even had a little spider monkey... More 

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Thank 872Cathy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I could eat this every day. Try the pulled pork marinated in green salsa and then smothered in it. So delicious.. And huge portion. I'm sorry I didn't take a picture I was too busy wolfing it down.

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1 Thank Rayjay611
Clovis, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and great food. Got to watch college football on there flat screens, eat delicious food, and enjoy the view outside. (Wet burrito, Taco Mae with Carne Asada, Taquitos, and Nachos) all awesome and the house pitchers of margaritas are amazing and freshly squeezed. We went back 3 times.

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Thank milnekim
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked around for a great lunch spot and this did not disappoint. Fantastic guacamole and pico plus the fish tacos and taco mexicano with chili verde were outstanding. Imperials were exceptionally cold too. Don't miss this one.

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1 Thank Matt B
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredibly good tacos!!! You can taste the quality of the ingredients. I'm obsessed with this place.

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Thank Denuda
Dominical, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chicken enchiladas are SO good! I could eat them weekly. The carne asado tacos are excellent as well. Good service and a great price!

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1 Thank cindyp764
Quepos, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Manuel Antonio, SANCHOS is a must on your itinerary. We can begin with the amazing view outside on the back deck along with the great vibes throughout the place. The staff is extremely friendly and the owner regulates his restaurant to make sure everyone is satisfied. The food is delicious and the nachos are to die... More 

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1 Thank livsilvestri
Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited Sancho's with three of my girlfriends and was blown away by their menu and bar! I love tacos and have high standards, Sancho's has the BEST tacos! I had a few items off their menu other than tacos and everything tasted awesome. They don't skip you on the tequila in the margaritas either. I highly recommend visiting... More 

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1 Thank Amandasiene
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Filled with awesome employees and great vibes, sancho's is a must-go-to place if you're visiting Manuel Antonio!! I mean it!!! Try the taco mae it is HEAVEN. I had 2 everyday for a week. Amazing view, fast service, and great blackberry margaritas. My friend got a sancho's tattoo as a symbol of pura-vidaness. Yup.

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Thank Melanie R
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tacos are good and give good value for money, but the staff didn't even look at us as we entered and looked for eye contact and awaited instructions, and the food took forever after we finally got to order. The fish tacos are spicy unless you ask for non-spicy, and then they are served completely dry without any sauce.

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Thank Anders O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio | Sports Bar, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0340
Description
When we sat down and discussed the menu for Sancho's we agreed the menu had to have 3 things; fresh ingredients, big portions, and in a country where we believe things to be a little bit on the expensive side, fair priced meals. As far as the type of food we serve, people say Mexican, I say Mexican inspired. We make food we enjoy in hopes that our guests feel the same way. A lot of preparation and love goes into each dish that comes out of our kitchen. A majority of our meals do have some level of spiciness to them, if that is your thing give us a try. We have a full bar, we make fresh margaritas, no artificial sour mix in our drinks. Sancho's is a laid back vibe, feel free to come in after the beach and not have to worry about a dress code. We hope you give our little restaurant a try while you are in Manuel Antonio.

P.S Coldest beers in town

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?