Sitting high above the rainforest, with sweeping views over the trees to the Pacific Ocean below, this corrugated zinc-roofed, open-air restaurant has one of the best settings in town. There’s little in the way of decor, but there really doesn’t need to be when the sunsets are so pretty (grab a table at the railing if you can for an unobstructed view). Agua Azul’s menu seems, at first glance, to be heavy in bar-food standards, but dishes often have a creative twist (like the signature tuna margarita, seared tuna over a cucumber salad with a lime vinaigrette, all served in a salt-rimmed margarita glass). You can also get burgers, burritos, chicken fingers, and a few more substantial plates, like whole snapper in a tamarind sauce, and the chef’s nightly pasta special.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park› Restaurant
Manuel Antonio, near Villas del Parque
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Hours Tues–Mon 11am–9:30pm Phone 2777-5280 Prices Main courses C5,000–C12,500 Cuisine Type International Web site Agua Azul