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Rancho Tico

Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
506 2682-0006
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Ranked #7 of 39 restaurants in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Central American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner
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Capitola, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Reviewer
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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Montrose, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This place had the best food we found. Went back twice. Nothing fancy but comfortable open palapa with a mix of travelers and locals. Good prices and the best food we found.

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Regina, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I had the fried rice with calamari, and my husband had the fish tacos. Both were excellent - the calamari was a bit overdone, but the rice was delicious, full of flavour. The fish was nice and tender, and served with nice, crisp peppers. Will definitely be back!

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Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This place had wonderful food at a really good price. I had the beef tenderloin and it was great. We also had the chicken and fish and it was all excellent. Even the sides were good. We went back a second time as we didn't find anything we liked more.

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detroit
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

My husband and I loved this place! Great food. We liked it even more than La Luna and Pacifico Azul -- both of which are good but pricey for what you get. I've seen people complain of slow service at Ranco Tico... you just have to understand that when you go to eat in Nosara, you're not rushed through your... More

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

We have owned a home on Pelada bch since 2003, Rancho Tico has never let us down. In so many visits I can't count. Even getting Snook especially for my husband...... Perfect!! Love y'all , Leo

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Port Moody, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We've eaten at Rancho Tico several times during our visits to Nosara. The food and surroundings are very simple. The food is very consistent and very good. Good pizza, steak and casados. You have to chase the servers down sometimes, but that's pretty consistent for Costa Rica.

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Rome, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Very good, fresh food .Excellent service. The ceviche was fantastic !! Great atmosphere. I will be back.

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