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Copacabana

Greek, Costa Rican
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Tamarindo Boulevard, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best bar/restaurant in Tamarindo

It may not look much along the street of bars and restaurants in Tamarindo but if you want a thoroughly Costa Rican welcome, good beer and a variety of bar food then this is the place we liked best during our stay. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
stevehutch
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It may not look much along the street of bars and restaurants in Tamarindo but if you want a thoroughly Costa Rican welcome, good beer and a variety of bar food then this is the place we liked best during our stay. Highly recommended.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I found myself coming back to the Copa around 'happy hour'. Drinks were a little cheaper then. A front row seat to the spectacular sunset! I had eaten there with friends and the food was okay but not overly impressive. Not the best meal I had on the beach. But will try a different entree next time. I mainly liked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Got to love a place you can have a drink with your wife and your kid can go play on swings, slides and climbing. Right on the beach and the food is not that bad.

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Me and my friend went there for few beers. We stayed on their outdoor seats infront of the beach. Please keep in mind that they don't have service if you seat there, you have to go yourself to the bar and order your drinks and get them. We ordered a boca that costs more than anywhere else in Tamarindo and... More 

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boston,ma
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very inviting looking from the outside , unfortunately the food is uninspiring and bland. Too many other great places in the area to waste your time and money here

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memphis, tn
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was average but the service was fast and friendly. Location is beach side so some good views.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Bad service only enhanced by the mediocre food. Walked in off the beach hoping to enjoy beach dining. But that's not Cop's speciality. They excelled at slow almost glacial like service and then presented some really uninspired cuisine. Then they topped the evening off by forgetting an item only to make sure it was in my bill.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The service is a little slow but what's the reason to hurry anyway. Located in a nice shaded area right on the beach. I strongly recommend bringing a coozie with to keep your beer cold. Food is ok nothing really great. Waiter is quick to tell you what is not available and I appreciate the input.

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Edmonton Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stopped in for a light evening meal with my wife and two adult sons. The place was fairly busy when we arrived, but we were seated fairly quickly. Thereafter, service was slow and disorganized, with errors on the drink service (twice) and on our meals, completely missing my order. It seemed that no server had responsibility for our table. Food... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Christmas Day dinner on the patio.. candles flickering, warm winds blowing, great food, friendly service... just a beautiful evening!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tamarindo Boulevard, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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