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The Gilded Iguana Restaurant

50 M South of Mini Super Delicias Del Mundo | Playa Guiones, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0259
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Ranked #11 of 42 Restaurants in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $17
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, International, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The restaurant at the Gilded Iguana will be up and running for Nov 2014. The new management brings the BEST food in the area and finally will get the spotlight they deserve. Look for more info to be released soon.

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Calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a fantastic meal at The Gilded Iguana. I had a vegetarian casado, a pretty standard Costa Rican dish with beans rice, plantains and salad. It was fantastic. My wife had garlic shrimp and loved her meal as well. The service was great and the setting was quite nice. If you're in Playa Guiones definitely stop... More

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Beaufort, SC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We opted for the Gilded Iguana as our first dinner out based on trip advisor reports, and we were rewarded with an excellent meal. We arrived early so seating was not an issue for our group of 6. Drink service was timely. The hardest decision was what to pick from the menu. Everyone had something different and everyone raved at... More

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Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

enjoyed the live entertainment. they make some stiff drinks and the food is good. location was walking distance from our hotel.

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Couldn't say enough good things... Great food, service, music at night... We ate here several times and loved it :)

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Newton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This gem was in the process of closing after being open since 1986? And we were lucky enough to be there to enjoy the food, the atmosphere and the music! Great Staff, great food, great vibe. Only hope that the new owners create a place of equal awesomeness!

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jgross123, Owner at The Gilded Iguana Restaurant, responded to this review

The place is not being closed! Change of Ownership and change of Management means great things coming. Both Hotel and Restaurant will be open for Nov 1 2014 - Look for launch of new website, featuring and online reservation system, making it easier than ever to check room availability, prices, and then book without having to email back and forth.... More

Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We met Joe the owner as our tour guide to waterfalls. His restaurant was just as good. Great "surf" atmosphere with cold beer and food. Burrito heaven.

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Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have eaten at the Gilded Iguana many times over the last few years and the food is always fresh and prepared with care. I really appreciate the variety of dishes they offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is always something to suit my mood, from local fresh fruit and fish, to pastas, burgers and salads. The wait staff... More

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GildedIguanaNosara, Owner at The Gilded Iguana Restaurant, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you so much! I reply to this review for two reasons, to thank you for your continued patronage over the years and to confirm the rumours of new ownership. We shut our doors (not literally, as there are none to shut) on Aug. 31st, 2014 and new management will take over and should be open... More

Nosara, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Iguana has a lot going for it, close to the beach, friendly staff, nice atmosphere and great food. Recommend it highly.

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Additional Information about The Gilded Iguana Restaurant

Address: 50 M South of Mini Super Delicias Del Mundo | Playa Guiones, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2682 0259
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 17
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Seafood, International, Family Fare

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