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LongBoards BBQ

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Chicken Wings
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Rt 155 | Playa Tamarindo centro diagonal al BAC San Jose cabinas Coral Reef, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0027
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 360
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  • 147
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
FANTASTIC!!!

We came back late last night from a 18 hour day trip to Nicauragua and we got dropped off in the center of town. I have wanted to eat here and they were super friendly and attentive service. The owner Jeff even came over which is very good business. The food was delicious and very well prepared. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
cathdav
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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126 reviews 126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We came back late last night from a 18 hour day trip to Nicauragua and we got dropped off in the center of town. I have wanted to eat here and they were super friendly and attentive service. The owner Jeff even came over which is very good business. The food was delicious and very well prepared. I am a... More 

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Boston
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Very cool little spot in Tamarindo. The food is great, service is great, and the staff very friendly. We had multiple meals here for breakfast and dinner all were fantastic.

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Palmer, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Ate here twice on our trip, first time greeted by owner and chatted for a bit. He was so friendly and offered suggestions for things to do in the area as well. The food was awesome, perfectly hit the spot after surfing all morning.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We ate there twice. The food was great! We also chatted with the owner quite a bit too. he helped us figure out the Costa Rican money. thanks!!

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

After moving to Costa Rica, I didn't think I was going to find a nice pulled pork dish and ribs, but sure enough, there they were at Longboards BBQ in Tamarindo Beach. We had a super friendly waitress and when the food came, I was extremely pleased. Coming from Chicago, I would say that my standards for food is pretty... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My husband and I have been to Longboards multiple times and they never disappoint. Super friendly staff and the food is always delicious. Personally I'd recommend the pulled pork (with the Longboards BBQ sauce - perfect Carolina tang!) or the burger, love them both. And I was so excited to find a place here in Tamarindo that served sweet potatoes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

If you want a little taste of Texas come here. If you want a little taste of America come here. Their BBQ was on point. So delicious. Great beer prices. Make sure you try the awesome onion rings as well. You don't want to miss out!!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

This food was great I ordered the shrimp and rice my husband had the burger everything was delicious

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Just walking throughout own and saw this restaurant and BBQ sounded good. It was better than good :). Met the owners Jeff & Rebekah and had a great visit. The hamburger and smoked chicken was awesome! I will be back with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Great place with TVs showing sports and good food. Prices are decent for a tourist town. The atmosphere is great. Servers speak both English and Spanish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rt 155 | Playa Tamarindo centro diagonal al BAC San Jose cabinas Coral Reef, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0027

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 16
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Barbecue, Chicken Wings

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?