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Tabanuco

Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #19 of 50 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Middletown, New Jersey
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107 reviews 107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Located directly on the beach. We stopped in for a few drinks and a snack. Beers were cold and the food was ok.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Can't complain or rave about this restaurant - it is on the beach, which is a plus. The food was good, but not memorable.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tico owners. Great food. Really nice waiters. Right on beach next to Choco's surf school. The taco con carne is good too. but... we had the fish tacos pretty much every day we went to the beach.

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Napa Valley, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Lovely staff and icy cold beers served in the sand on the beach! Delicious ceviche. Highly recommend!!

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minneapolis
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17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

i sat at one of their beachfront umbrellas late one morning to escape the sun. After an hour or so, i noticed that they were opening, so i strolled back to the bar and ordered a drink. over the next two hours, my wife and daughter joined me for fantastic ceviche and a guacomole based salad. truly wonderful location, with... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Although they specialize in meat and seafood they had a few vegetarian dishes which were delicious. Would prob wait until happy hour next time as drinks were a bit pricey... Food was great though. Right on the beach with a great view of watching people surfing. Atmosphere was great, staff friendly, food delicious.

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Bucharest
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18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It has average prices and average food. The selection of dishes is ok, not much for vegetarians, though. The view of the beach is lovely.

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Oxnard, CA
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32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We were here a few times. my husband and i loved the Mixed seafood woth rice and shared it for luhcn with leftovers. Cold beer, if you drink it fast. Samara is Hot! Ladies night and Reggae night are very popular here and quite the party with the younger crowd. Its right on the beach just off the main street.... More

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Surrey, Canada
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We didn't eat here, but they have happy hour from 4-6, and probably the coldest beer on the beach. A great way to end a tiring day of laying on the beach, swimming, napping, reading etc. Very friendly staff and wi-fi to boot if you want to check in to the world.

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Guelph
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This little place was a delightful surprise. Located right on the beach it is a good spot for sunset watching. There were few customers but we took a chance. Best mixed ceviche we've had in CR. One of us had fish with white seafood sauce - excellent! The other had a fish casado which was also good. Service was very... More

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