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Beach Dog Cafe

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Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Today
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: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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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  • 54
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 8
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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
Most recent review
Go for the live music!

Food, staff, and atmosphere were awesome! Exactly the type of beach bar you look for on vacation, filled with ticos and gringos alike.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
ElleKay47
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Food, staff, and atmosphere were awesome! Exactly the type of beach bar you look for on vacation, filled with ticos and gringos alike.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Had lunch at the Beach Dog Café, during our March 2015 vacation. Stopped in here because of the previous reviews, and we were not disappointed. I highly recommend you do not miss this cute little beach Café.

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Sammamish, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

It was our local haunt for the week we were there. Have EXCELLENT food and wonderful smoothies. Great music at night, and a super cool logo. Buy a T-shirt!

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We heard good things about Beach Dog for breakfast so we went. All I can say is, do not get the french toast! :) The breakfast burrito was solid. The vibe was pretty meh compared to other places we ate in Playa Guiones. Not a bad place but, didn't love it.

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philadelphia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Best guacamole and chips we had in Costa Rica-- and we had a lot! Great fish tacos and breakfast tacos. Smoothies were delicious. Small place with limited seating, but great!

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Columbus, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Cajun crusted fresh catch... YUM! Service was great. Fun and laid back. Chocolate oreo peanut butter banana quesadilla... what more can I say?!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

After several visits to the Nosara area, Beach Dog remains one of family's very favourite places to eat! Paola is the kindest server you will ever meet! The food is incredible… our favourites include every smoothie they make, the guac, and the fajitas. Try to come on a night they have live music for an even more memorable time!

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washington dc
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just plain good food - I went here more than anywhere else. Perfect for pre-surf snacks and-post surf meals!

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food with great choices. Vegetarian options with great service. Great music on Thursday night with Darrin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

very nice, relaxed spot with great food (my favourite was the spicy avocado melt sandwich :-) and lovely staff. we were addicted to their smoothies and spent nearly every lunch here - and will do so again, when we return. It's kind of surfer / hippie style, we loved it!

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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?