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Across the street from hotel portofino | In front of largest white building in town, Tamarindo 32333, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1268
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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My family thoroughly enjoyed the food at the Falafel Bar. Great vegetarian options, with wonderful falafel, hummus, and pita.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Kay B
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family thoroughly enjoyed the food at the Falafel Bar. Great vegetarian options, with wonderful falafel, hummus, and pita.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I ate at the restaurant with my friend and both the shakshuka and the falafel and humus were the best we had on our trip. The service and people there are also very nice, highly recommended

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Rosh haayin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to have lunch! I ordered the combination of falafel and hummus and was very satisfied. The prices are fair and the service is great. Very recommended!

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Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The falafel plate was delicious. They have a variety of foods if you want to change it up. We also tried the souvlaki pita pocket which was amazing after we sent it back to be cooked more well done. I enjoy going with friends during lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went here while visiting Tamarindo and throughly enjoyed it. The hummus was real and the falafel amazing. The kids both loves it!

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Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Everything on the menu looked great and everyone was thrilled with what they ordered. My 9 year old says it's his favorite place ever.

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New York City, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

extremely nice owner and food to match. my wife and I loved it. only problem is deciding to what to order because it all looks, smells, and eventually tastes so good.

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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great small restaurant with super fresh food. and good prices. A Tamarindo favourite! I just wish they had Harissa - that would make it perfect.

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have been traveling for two and a half months, and my first night in Tamarindo, I had all my belongings stolen, and had no cash for two days, but I was hungry ,and really wanted to eat a falafel with pita, and after I explained to them my situation, the wonderful family who runs this place let me eat... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gem in Tamarindo as far as good, tasty and fresh food is concerned. Awesome falafel sandwiches, the kids ordered chicken shwarma and that was awesome too. Pita is excellent. We loved the place so much that we went twice once for a sit in dinner and second for a take out.

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Additional Information about Falafel Bar

Address: Across the street from hotel portofino | In front of largest white building in town, Tamarindo 32333, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2653 1268
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Across the street from hotel portofino | In front of largest white building in town, Tamarindo 32333, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 1268

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?