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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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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 23
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  • 11
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  • 1
    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
Loved the Falafals!

Wonderful Mediterrian place with Great vegetarian options and Fresh food. Loved the falafels and friendly service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Mana P
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful Mediterrian place with Great vegetarian options and Fresh food. Loved the falafels and friendly service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There aren't many places in tamarindo that a group can sit at one table and get excellent family style food for locals prices- even if you have vegetarians or vegans in your group like we did. Grab cocktails or beer from the bar connected to the restaurant and enjoy the ambiance of the patio. Their food is fresh, vibrant, and... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We just wanted somthing to drink, ended up having a full lunch. The food was so good we didn't stop eating. And it's clean too! We have a week here in Tamarindo, so we will eat there againg for sure. Big like !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great falafel pita! It had 5 falafels, slaw, lettuce, red cabbage, beets, cucumbers and spicy salsa. We also had mayo. The staff was very nice. Cute place for a quick, tasty meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

As israelis we have high standarts for our hummos and flafel, at the flafel bar we found exactly what we were looking for, amazing food, great service and a lot of fun! A good reminder of home!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Was looking for a place off the main street and found this little restaurant. The food was outstanding and authentic. The owners are from Israel and moved to tamarindo several years ago. The service was excellent while the owners were there- food came out quick and hot. Sent some friends there an hour later and they told me service was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We lucked out by having our Airbnb, located right down the road from here. Falafel Bar, was the PERFECT spot for our group. It had everything we needed, delicious, light healthy fare, beautiful fun atmosphere and most special of all, Keren and Isaac! They treated us not as customers, but as friends. They made our trip so special, that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

After too big a lunch, we were more looking to snack for dinner. No problem here! With a great vartiety of small, more like side-dishes, you can compose your menu according to hunger and budget if you don't want to order a full meal anyway! We composed some kind of mixed platter between the 3 of us and enjoyed every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Good good people, fast service, very clean, very very tasty falafel and food overall... If you are in Tamarindo, do not miss this spot, you won't be sorry! Thank you Keren & Isaac for your great hospitality.

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was the best falafel my husband and I had ever had. We are used to buying falafels from the street trucks in NYC, this did not even compare. My mother in law was recently in Tamarindo and we recommended the Falafel Bar to her but unfortunately it was closed. I think they close for a month or two during... More 

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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, Israeli

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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, Israeli
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?