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falafel bar

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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Ranked #29 of 113 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Israeli
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The staff was busy chatting and flirting, the food had a teasing hint of Middle Eastern food and the presentation was utterly sad. I had the Schnitzel, which was overcooked, wrongly prepared and tough. The shawarma was almost not edible...Not worth any price

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place was just across the street from our hostel and served good food at reasonable prices for a beach town. Their sides are a bit expensive for their size and so I would recommend avoiding them, but the lady who greeted us was kind and spoke English very well. I'd recommend them to a fellow traveler looking for some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nice place and warm people & great food! Humos, falafel, chicen and many more great food! בואו לכאן ותעופו על זה!

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Israeli food, fresha and tasty. I had the chicken schnitzel and hummus with salad, very good. I actually got some take out hummus to go as well. I would say that its worth a visit while ur visiting Tamarindo.

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Massapequa, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

my family and my self really enjoyed the falafel bar. a real family atmosphere. you can either enjoy the outdoors or eat inside in the air conditioning. the food was very good. right on the main drag. prices where excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Found this place tucked away from the main street through Tamarindo. The vegetarian falafel was an absolutely delicious lunch on-the-go. The staff were polite and you can see the kitchen from the seating area - it was completely immaculate which is always nice to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I ate here multiple times during out stay in Tamarindo, it is great food at a reasonable price and the owner is fantastic. She directed us to one of the nearby beaches that we otherwise would not have visited and it ended up being the favorite of our trip. Highly recommend this establishment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The food was excellent. We are from Chicago where one can get good food of almost any kind, but this was some of the best falafel and homemade pita bread we have ever had anywhere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Yummy chicken shawarma, falafel and amazing mint lemonade... Friendly service... My whole family enjoyed the meal so much, we're back for lunch for the 2nd day in a row. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Hi there The fantastic falafel bar (owned by keren and itzik), will provide you with everything you need: Great food (good for surfers wanting to "carb-up" to get strengh) Great vibe, Information about tamarindo or anything else in costa rica, All that with a big smile! Loved it! A "must stop" while visiting tamarindo. Amit

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