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Lola's

| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9097
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (92 reviews)
“ceviche” (100 reviews)
“pizza” (95 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited with family including three active boys. The food is superb, I could eat everything on the menu and particularly like the the Tuna Poki, great fries, great smothies, cold beer and cocktails, The service here is fantastic.. such a fun ambience not to mention...More

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Lola’s last year and obviously thought the location was beautiful, but that’s about it. Same comments would apply from last year- mediocre service, high prices & the food extremely unimpressive. The nachos were basically a few chips with a salad ($13), burger ($17)...More

Thank Stevensfam4travels
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly if not slow service, delicious food. Highly recommended! Passionfruit smoothies (sometimes with a shot of rum), hamburgers, flatbread pizzas were all great.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a break from the beach and had a few drinks in the shade. Service was slow but we enjoyed the break from the sun.

Thank lshawdance
Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed our visit to Lolas. Javier was the nicest waiter ever and who can resist a giant, sleeping pig. I highly recommend a cocktail at this amazing spot.

1  Thank Madam6
Reviewed 1 week ago

After research decided to drive here and spend some time. Ended up parking it at a table all day drinking / eating and had a blast. Surf and boogie board rental right on the beach. Kids even had a couples kid massage . Overall a...More

1  Thank griffpac
Reviewed 1 week ago

But the entire experience of sitting at huge wooden tables with reclining chairs on the beach, watching the surfers ride the waves, toes in the sand, hammocks swaying in the breeze is worth just average food. Make sure to have a reservation as the best...More

Thank StorytellerGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved hanging out here. The chairs are super comfortable and the views are spectacular. They even have a place to put your stuff when you want to go swimming! Plus the pig was really cute :)

1  Thank Vtugaleva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Lola's with my two teen daughters while staying in Costa Rica for a month long Spanish immersion program. Our local friends recommended this place and we loved it! The food was excellent and the staff attentive. The girls loved visiting with Lola the pig,...More

1  Thank mybohemianlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great spot! The cocktails were yummy! Food was good! Lolita is huge and met lots of really nice locals! The wood furniture is super cool! The rocks on the beach were a bit tough for the kids to enjoy the waves but what...More

1  Thank tgleason2018
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tuggie2
April 16, 2018|
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Response from war91553 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and a bit out of the way. However, great for Lunch and an afternoon at the beach. Great low key atmosphere! Staff is great!!!
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tuggie2
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
Left if you go into the gate of the JW Marriott you keep going to the left. It is worth the rough ride to it from the Marriott. Just something different from resort life. Make sure you also take a trip to Tamarindo... More
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Danielle D
October 4, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $16
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Playa Avellanas
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9097
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Description
Long loved by locals, the secret is out on Lola's fantastic staff serving top-notch organic fare in a beautiful open-air beachfront setting. Gorgeous homemade wooden tables and chairs are set at water's edge under the shade of palm trees and umbrellas. Fresh seared tuna, big healthy salads, Dutch fries, pizzas and all new tacos are the favorites, alongside fruit smoothies, delicious sandwiches and fish & chips! Banana bread, coffee & smoothies starting at 8 a.M. Full menu from 11 a.M. To 5 p.M. Bar open to sunset. Closed Mondays. Cash, Visa & MasterCard.
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