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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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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night

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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
Most recent review
Don't Miss this Place!

The falafel and hummus served at this little spot are delicious! The kebab and shawarma aren't bad either. A nice refreshing change from the endless meals of rice and beans in Costa Rica!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
GiovanniBruno11
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The falafel and hummus served at this little spot are delicious! The kebab and shawarma aren't bad either. A nice refreshing change from the endless meals of rice and beans in Costa Rica!

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Tamarindo for a week and ate there almost every lunch. Quick and friendly service, reseaonably priced compared to Tamarindo and great food. Everything we ordered was freshly prepared and yummy.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I went to eat at Falafel Bar in Tamarindo and I thought the falafel were very very good but I was not impressed by the hummus the taste was too bland. I really really loved the watermelon, mint, basil shake this is a really must try!

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Soquel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I eat here at least 2 times a week. Super fresh, homemade pita and great falafel. Absolutely delicious!!the owners are very friendly as well. 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had the falafel plato it was so good I thought I was in tel Aviv ..... So original so fresh so good I am coming back for sure don't forget the lemonade with mint !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

surprisingly, it all tastes just the way it should. The owners must be from somewhere in the Middle East. Not the kind of place for a big night out, but perfect for quick, moderately priced very fresh and delicious food.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We visited the Falafel Bar twice in our week stay in Tamarindo Costa Rica. The love the Lemonade. We order different dishes on our visits and all came really good. We will come back again next year.

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Zwalm, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had our last diner at the falafel bar and boy was I stad we discovered it the last night. The drinks (lemonade of pepermint and one with watermelon, basil and mint) were sooo good. Nice and refreshing! The falafel was also very good, Well seasoned and the perfect little bread to serve it in. It was the best diner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Super tasty food super fresh and i enjoyed eating there i had shawarma that was amazing with humus plate to die for ....very recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I had the falafel in pita in a plate and with the humus dish and loved all of them !!! Fresh amazing pitas and lemonade you should definitely go there!! Good service too

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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, Israeli

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