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Reception Information

The Sunspot Poolside Bar and Grill is a fine dining open air restaurant nestled into the hillside of the tropical rain forest overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Our local chefs create exciting dishes bringing new flavors to the Manuel Antonio area. We use only the finest seafood, meats, poultry and vegetables. Most items are prepared on the grill and all dishes are accented with fresh herbs and spices. What more could you ask for then delicious food, a beautiful setting and exceptional service for your wedding reception? You can rent the entire pool & restaurant area for an exclusive reception or reserve a nice ocean view table for that first dinner as husband and wife.

Wedding Dinner Menus Available

Succulent Mussels - in an herbed Chardonnay liqueur
Calamari - marinated in garlic and herbs then grilled to perfection
Gambas Gambardinas - shrimp in a tangy garlic paprika, lemon sauce
Grilled Asparagus - wrapped with prosciutto
Hummus - with roasted garlic and served with grilled flatbread
Costa Rican Smoked Trout - served on grilled flatbread, with herbed cream cheese and Santa Ana onions
Octopus a la Gallega - with a garlic, paprika and olive oil
Four Cheese Crostini
Smoked Salmon Crostini
Mushrooms Grilled and Stuffed with a mix of Gourmet Cheeses
Grilled Foccacia Bread with Tarragon Butter and Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Dinner Salad - an assortment of fresh greens, herbs, tomato and cucumber
Dinner Spinach Salad with mushrooms, egg, walnuts, bacon and a mustard vinaigrette


Various Seafood Specials
Fresh Yellow Fin Tuna in a Soy Wasabi Sauce
Fresh Chilean Salmon with a Dill and Roasted Almond Pesto
Fresh Chilean Salmon with a Mustard Balsamic Marinade
Fresh Red Snapper with a Rum and Mango Sauce
Fresh Red Snapper in a Passion Fruit Marinade
Fresh Snook with a Red Pepper Sabayon Sauce
Fresh Snook in a Spinach Cream Sauce
Fresh Mahi Mahi with a Citric Sauce
Fresh Mahi Mahi in a Sorrell and Starfruit Sauce
Fresh Costa Rican Trout with Almond Dill Pesto
Fresh Octopus a La Gallega
Fresh Lobster with a Orange Chipotle Vinagette
Fresh Lobster with a Cognac Saffron Dipping Sauce
Fresh Jumbo Shrimp in a Ginger Sauce
Fresh Jumbo Shrimp Wrapped in Prosciutto with a Garlic Dipping Sauce

Lumicone with fresh tuna, Santa Ana onions, olives, roasted tomatoes, and lemon
Fettuccini with fresh seafood
Ziti with sundried tomato, roasted red pepper and almond pesto
Capellini with mussels, herb butter and sauvignon blanc

Free Range fed boneless Chicken Breast grilled to perfection. Accompanied by a selection of fresh vegetables.
Orange Zest Marinade
Roasted Tomato and Herb Cream Sauce
Stuffed with Feta Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper, Calamata Olives and a Blackberry Sauce
Seared Duck Breast with a balsamic apricot reduction

Free Range Costa Rican Meats accompanied by selection of fresh vegetables.
Grilled Beef Tenderloin with a cabernet and green peppercorn sauce
Grilled Beef Tenderloin with a blue cheese and cogñac sauce
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with rum and black pepper
Grilled Pork Tenderloin in a tamarindo sauce
Rack of Lamb with a jalapeño glaze

Grilled Tropical Fruits With a Grand Marnier Sauce
Coconut Crème Brulee
Chocolate Decadance - Flourless chocolate cake covered with chocolate ganache
Dark Fudge Cookies - with mint gelato
White Chocolate Ice Cream - Topped with a fresh blackberry sauce and a chocolate dipped macadamia cookie
Gelato or Ice Cream
Cafe Milagro for two- fresh roasted in downtown Quepos served in a French Press ½ Pot
Herbal Tea

For those special occasions or just a little privacy, Room Service is available with a 20% service charge, inquire in the office.
13% Sales Tax and 10% service are not included in the prices.
Groups 6-12 15% service
Groups 12 or more 20% service

Thank you for choosing the Sunspot Bar and Grill and we hope to host you again soon...

Wine List

Marques de Caceres Rioja (Spain)
Sunrise Chardonnay (Chile)
Concha y Toro Trio Chardonnay (Chile)
Marques de Casa Concha (Chile)
Casillero de Diablo Chardonnay (Chile)
Lindemans Bin 65 Chardonnay (Australia)
Casillero de Diablo Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)
½ botella Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)
Buena Vista Sauvignon Blanc (California)
Pinot Grigio Cavit Collection (Italy)

Haywood Merlot (California)
Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)
½ botella Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)
Marques Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)
Lindemans Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon (Australia)
Montecillos Cumbrero Rioja (Spain)
Moreccino Terranera (Italy)

From the Chef's Cellar
Beringer Chardonnay (California)
Mondavi Napa Valley Chardonnay (California)
Buena Vista Chardonnay (California)
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)
Buena Vista Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
Opus One Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
Haywood Zinfandel (California)
Robert Stemler Pinot Noir (California)
Amelia Private Reserve (Chile)

By The Glass
Casillero de Diablo Sauvignon Blanc
Casillero de Diablo Chardonnay
Sunrise Chardonnay
Lindemans Chardonnay
Santa Rita Merlot
Casillero de Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon

Champagne and Sparkling Wine
Freizenet (Spain)
Blue Nun Gold Edition (Germany)
Buena Vista Blanc de Blanc (California)
Veuve Cliequot Ponsardin (France)
Dom Perignon (France)

This is a sample Wine List. Wines may change throughout the year.

A Sample Wedding Menu

Assorted Hors d‘oeuvres
Four Cheese Crostini
Gambas Gambardinas
Smoked Salmon Crostini
Mushrooms Grilled and Stuffed with a Mix of Gourmet Cheeses
Grilled Foccacia Bread with Tarragon Butter & Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Choice Of
Sunspot Dinner Salad
Gazpacho Soup

Entree Choices
Fresh Yellow Fin Tuna in a Soy Wasabi Marinade
Tenderloin in a Blue Cheese and Cogñac Sauce
Rack of Lamb with a Jalepeño Glaze
Grilled Jumbo Shrimp with a Ginger Saffron Sauce