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All 43 Nosara Restaurants

Rancho Tico

Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
506 2682-0006
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Ranked #8 of 43 Restaurants in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Central American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went to Rancho Tico with our iQuad tour guide - we had passed this restaurant several times on the way to and from tours, and the smells were too enticing to pass up. I had the pork chop in garlic sauce and my boyfriend had the shrimp in garlic sauce. The shrimp were big and tender, and the pork... More 

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When in Nosara, Costa Rica you must have a meal at Rancho Tico. It is the real deal as far as Costa Rican restaurants are concerned. Set in the pueblo of Nosara, Rancho Tico is a giant rancho structure with great local food and an active bar scene.The crowd is mostly locals with a smattering of tourists but everyone feels... More 

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

In the town of Nosara, and away from the tourist spots. A great place to sample the local cuisine and that Tico ambiance.

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Amarillo, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stopped in today for lunch after a great day of zip lining. Had heard that Rancho Tico was a great place for great food and excellent prices. Ordered the Pina natural drink (mmmm. so good) and the casados pescado, my wife ordered the fettucini shrimp. Food was absolutely beautiful. Presentation awesome. My food was very good, except that the fish... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We hit up this restaurant before heading down the street to the Discoteca Tropicana. Everything was delicious.

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Oakville, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had dinner there a few times. A couple of times we had the de la Casa pizza (wood burning oven) and we also had the fish and chicken casados as well as garlic fish and curry fish. It was all fantastic at prices that were better then many in the Nosara area! The margaritas are amazing too. Highly recommend!

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Erath, Louisiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Had dinner here, Cerviche very good. Had curry shrimp which was very good as well. Tried two different pizzas from our group which were excellent (brick pizza oven). Service was good.

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Capitola, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Great food, great service, and the best cocktail I had all week. I highly recommend this place for its food, its service and its family-friendly environment.

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Nosara, Costa Rica
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We/ve been coming here for years. This is a place where ticos and visitors come together. We like the ceviche and the casados. The food quality is consistent and the service is friendly. Children and pets are welcome here.

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nyc
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

awesome spot in town. we had a great time. the food was great. the friendly locals were chillin. I'd go back. Ceviche was very nice. Pura Vida.

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Additional Information about Rancho Tico

Address: Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 2682-0006
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
Cuisine: Costa Rican, Central American

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