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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, 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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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
Great service and food

We always seem to make it there for a few meals. So much to choose from, even for a "healthy" eater. Try the spicy Avacado sandwich, yummy. Quick enough to get in and out but not feel rushed at all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
WinLPark
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

We always seem to make it there for a few meals. So much to choose from, even for a "healthy" eater. Try the spicy Avacado sandwich, yummy. Quick enough to get in and out but not feel rushed at all.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Really liked this little place, great little hang out at the beach road entrance. Fine artisan beers, not the corn syrup American s*%te, great food bites too. Lovely Tortillas, wow, plenty too. Hip place to be :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Heard only great things about this place, every time we passed by it always packed. Stopped in on a live music night which was fun..ordered the Pad Thai which was oddly sour which made it hard to eat. At the end of dinner the owner stopped by and asked how things were and was nice enough to take the food... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

So we went here because it was recommended to us by the owner of the house we rented. The appetizer (bruschetta) was out of this world! Just by that I was blown away and then the main dish came (shrimp pad Thai) and well it was really disappointing and I knew I should've not ordered that but I thought maybe... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We ate here on our first night in Nosara. I got an Asian stir fry and my girlfriend got fish tacos. Both meals were good however the service could have been a bit better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have eaten here several times for breakfast and lunch and the food was always very good. They are now open for dinner. Lots of choices. I had the mahi-mahi fajitas and the spinach green apple feta salad. They were both marvelous! Highly recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food was ok but it was overpriced. Sweet waitresses, but service was slow and the place wasn't that clean. Not a great place to bring a Hungary man.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

No clear idea of what exactly their strengths were. Lacking drink quality, no theme to the menu, extremely slow service time, about 14 bucks a plate is steep for a nosara pub. Not recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The food is pretty good. The tables are very tight and if you go on a night they have live music its even tighter - to a point where you may not even fit. We got the pickle-mole - This was very good - TRY IT. I also had the shrimp curry which was great - when I got around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were in Nosara for 4 days, and ended up eating almost every meal at the Beach Dog. The owner, Mike, made us feel like old friends after our second meal. He even created an extra table for us when we came at a busy time and had no where to sit. The food is great, the drinks are great,... More 

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?