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Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
506 2682-0006
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Ranked #15 of 46 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

we heard such great things about rancho tico. my friend and i took 6 hungry kids there for lunch and were disappointed - we were almost the only ones there. it took the waitress a long time to even address us, and after, the service was slow and the food was disappointing. we ordered 2 salads, 3 pastas and 3... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Every time we go to Nosara we try to have at least one meal there. The food and service is very good. The last time the prices were a little more higher... pity...

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Nice place in Nosara Centro, feel to be in Costa Rica. Staff very friendly. I had a very good fish ," Bargo con arroz y frijoles" ! Healthy stuff !! A good jugo de Papaya ! We spend a happy evening @ this place .

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Vermontville, Michigan, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

my favorite is the filet, love the service and the ambiance, some nights you can assist dance lessons right next to your table!

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Arena, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

With a group of 12 hungry quad-riding tourists, what's a tour guide to do? Take them to Rancho Tico of course. Our group was dusty from the trail and we were all ready for a break from riding and a drink to quench our parched throats. Our waitress took great care of our large group, juggling six different tickets with... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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