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Dragon Fly Bar & Grill

behind the Hotel Pasatiempo | Past La Baula Pizza-next door, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1506
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Ranked #26 of 113 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: Costa Rican, International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: don't have a street address - it is on the road between Hostel and Hotel Pasatiempo

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Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

During our meal, I said to my dining companions that this restaurant matched my imaginary ideal for dinner in a tropical setting. The meal was good but the setting was perfect!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A quiet location off of the main roads in Tamarindo. Yummy food and drinks. A nice romantic ambiance but a large open air seating space that can accommodate large groups as well.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was a great restaurant. We had 15 in our group and voted this our favorite dinner in Tamarindo. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the appetizers and entrees are excellent and so are the drinks. We all wanted to go back the next night!

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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Amazing!! We had calamari with honey mustard sauce; fabulous! Beef empanadas with chimichurri sauce; outstanding! Grilled chicken Thai salad; perfection! Spicy Thai beef salad; wow! Icing on the cake; passion fruit cheesecake; delicious! Service was fantastic and the ambience as well. What a gem! Favorite meal of the trip AND reasonably priced! We would totally recommend Dragon Fly!!

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Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

On our last night in Tamarindo we went to the Dragon Fly Bar & Grill as it was highly recommended by Trip Advisor. Our mistake was we didn't go sooner. The service, food and atmosphere were all excellent. Like most restaurants in Tamarindo you get to die outside in the fresh air and get the best of a covered patio.... More

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Arlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I dined at Dragon Fly back in 2006 and had an awesome experience. Delicious food, beautiful atmosphere, and great/friendly service is what I remembered:) I brought my father and girlfriend back last week hoping for a similar experience. Dragon Fly did not disappoint! My father is still gushing over his "best meal in Costa Rica". We had the Thai steak,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We've been in Costa Rica for 3 weeks, tried lots of different restaurants, but none of them was better than Dragon Fly! The menu is perfect and atmosphere in the restaurant is resting and cute!!❤️ We highly recommend this place👌👍

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This restaurant is off the beaten path but well worth it. Walk to La Baula and keep going around the curve toward the mini golf. The restaurant was charming and the staff very welcoming. The menu was like a dream and hard to choose. We had the fried plantain appitzier with black bean hummus, the mixed salad, the seared tuna... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We went early thinking it would be busy on Friday night but not so! Service was great- my son said "the best steak I have ever had." Sangria was yummy! Highly recommend this place - nit as crowded as in town places.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I walked here our first night in Tamarindo. It's about a 5 minute walk from the main road. We were the first guests since they had just opened for dinner (I believe ~5:30pm). We both enjoyed some delicious drinks (mojito, piña colada) and listened to the sounds of early-evening Tamarindo. It was a hot night but the... More

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Additional Information about Dragon Fly Bar & Grill

Address: behind the Hotel Pasatiempo | Past La Baula Pizza-next door, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2653 1506
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
Average Prices: USD 6 - 23
Cuisine: Costa Rican, International

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