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Beach Dog Cafe

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Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to...
Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to be on Tripadvisor. Breakfast/lunch - open to 3.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious local food! Great spot and atmosphere!

We probably went there about 4 times during our week stay in Nosara. Every food and drink we ordered was delicious! The live entertainment was fun and interacting! We told folks we met out and about to go ck it out too! Everyone loved it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
SandraBR2015
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We probably went there about 4 times during our week stay in Nosara. Every food and drink we ordered was delicious! The live entertainment was fun and interacting! We told folks we met out and about to go ck it out too! Everyone loved it!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great high quality food, very Costa Rican and fresh. My whole family enjoyed it-nice staff and good music some night!

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Midland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Found this great little restur ant while staying there last week. The drinks we're great, food options fantastic. Ended up having many meals there from breakfasts, lunches and dinners. One night we went with three other couples and all 8 of us had many different entrees and everyone loved it. My favorite drinks were the mojitos with the rim of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you are in playa Guiones or if you pass by, this is the place to eat. Excellent food, good service, good atmosphere. I had an excellent burrito. You have got to try this place.

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Gerringong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The coffee options here are plentiful. We were craving a latte and BD delivered a good latte however it is overpriced when a regular coffee is so cheap. We also tried the iced bannana peanut butter mocha which was a bit pricey but quite large and very nice, id definitely recommend trying it at least once.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had a great lunch with tasty burritos, banana French toast for the boys. It was clean, the bathrooms were also clean. Staff was friendly, great quick service.good prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

As the title says, the Beach Dog Cafe quickly became our favourite spot in Nosara. Mike and his staff make you feel at home, treat you very well, and offer fantastic fresh made breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. Oh did I mention the coffee. We come every morning for coffee and cappuccino and indulge in the chocolate chip banana bread... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

During the two weeks we spent in Nosara we ate at the Beach Dog Cafe several times. They have quite the variety of delicious and very fresh dishes. We had breakfast, lunch and dinner there. Great service too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We went to Beach Dog 3 times when we were in Nosara - once for lunch, once for dinner and once for a snack. The food was consistently good - the BEST meal was the fresh mahi, holy cow, it was phenomenal! The guac and fresh tortilla chips are also standouts. We had good service all three times, not slow,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stopped by for a therapeutic glass of wine to calm a possible emotional meltdown. No meal. Too early. But nice time sitting in what must be the locals hangout. Very laid back. Comfortable, friendly, near Guiones Beach.

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Additional Information about Beach Dog Cafe

Address: Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Costa Rican

Description

Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to be on Tripadvisor. Breakfast/lunch - open to 3.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?