Z Poolside Bistro

Z Poolside Bistro is located on the ridge in the middle of Manuel Antonio, just south of Plaza Vista.  Being right next to the jungle, monkeys may be your happy hour or dining companions! And yes the bistro is around a very nice refreshing pool where guests are welcome to enjoy a swim.


Rafael's Terrazas Seafood Restaurant

Rafael's is another long-time gay friendly location with contemporary fusion, seafood, and sushi. A casual and relaxed atmosphere with Mogambo's Bar upstairs.

Restaurants - Manuel Antonio Road

Gaia Hotel and Reserve - La Luna Restaurant

The dining experience at GAIA offers superb cuisine with a 180 degree panoramic vista of the Pacific coastline and surrounding rain forest. Perfect for fantastic sunsets.


Restaurants - Quepos/Marina

Z Seafood and Grill

At Marina Pez Vela, relax and enjoy the most succulent seafood dishes, steaks and drinks inspired by St Tropez and Ibiza beaches. Top quality dining in 5 star setting. Free pick up and drop off van transportation from hotel to marina by calling 8860-8331 or 2777-2931.



Manuel Antonio Gay Bars & Restaurants


Gay BarS & Event Locations


Karma Lounge

Underneath Victoria's Restaurant at the top of Manuel Antonio, closed Mondays. Noted to be busiest after 10 pm.

Bar Mogambo

Toward the National Park on top of Raphael Terazzas. A perfect sunset and noted to be an early evening bar. You are encouraged to see the sunset, then stay for dinner.


Cafe Milagro Bar

Cafe Milagro is long noted to be a gay friendly place. Join the bar before or after dinner and listen to music.


Restaurants - Manuel Antonio Village


La Lambretta Pizza

Open daily for breakLa Lambretta Pizza serves Italian style pizza baked in a wood fired oven, plus home made pastas, and a variety of other delicious dishes.
Located in Plaza Vista beside Emilio's Cafe, turn left off the main road at the corner where Plaza Vista shopping plaza is located, and proceed to the Lambretta sign.


Emilios Cafe

Amazing food, music, and desserts. It is known for its stunning view of Manuel Antonio Park and bay with delicious fresh made food. Also known for quality live entertainment on many weekends.At the top of Manuel Antonio hill, beside Plaza Vista.  Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, except closed Tuesdays.


Cafe Milagro

As an integral member of the Manuel Antonio community for more than 20 years, Café Milagro continues to reign as champion in providing Costa Rica’s finest coffees and most exquisite tropical cuisine and vibrant bar scene. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this friendly and energetic oasis is a must visit and offers an always welcoming destination during your stay in Manuel Antonio!


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