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| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9097
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (87 reviews)
“ceviche” (100 reviews)
“pizza” (92 reviews)
Bar, Latin, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went to Lola’s twice during our honeymoon in Tamarindo. The beach was beautiful and the Lolajito was honestly one of the best beach drinks I have ever had. It’s just a blended mojito with pineapple but it wasn’t too sweet and...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is a dream. My smoothie was so good I chugged it in like 10 seconds. Poke was also amazing.

Thank Monica A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked to Lola's from the JW Marriott, about 30 minutes north of Lola's along the beach. Getting a seat at noon on a Tuesday proved to be a bit of a challenge - this place is popular - bit we managed. Had the best...More

Thank cramsay1992
Reviewed 4 days ago

Discovered Lola’s, 5 years ago, and CR is not complete without a few trips to Avellanas, to include lunch at Lola’s. It may be a bit more, but think of where you are! Always fresh, and I have had many meals, always good! For my...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to check out Playa Avellanas with my wife for a quick lunch before a surf lesson, so we grabbed lunch at Lola's. The vibe is very laid back and seems to be a mix of some locals that know each other from the surf...More

1  Thank Tim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard about Lola's from friends who had gone last year. While it was quite a trek to get to, the trip is totally worth it! Be prepared for a bumpy ride down several unpaved roads....Grab a table and chairs or lounge chairs (which are not...More

Thank LaurenJourney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A brilliant place to spend the day at the beach. The food was some of the best we had in Costa Rica and the staff and setting is perfect

Thank seedym1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Lola’s last week. It was very cool that we could keep our table for as long as we wanted, but the chairs were extremely uncomfortable. The scenery was great too, but there was no breeze up off the beach. Worth a visit, but...More

Thank Forsyth13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard about Lola's from another couple staying at the JW Marriott, as they said it was within walking distance which it was, about a mile and half down the beach. To our dismay, it was closed on Mondays, and only open from 11am...More

Thank anthonyvs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All of us have returned many times iver the years. Absolutely beautiful spot from sand, surf and service. Food is always good. How ever finding it getting real pricy for drinks and menue items. Bring ID as if your paying by credit card they ask...More

Thank Craig M
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Danielle D
October 4, 2017|
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April 3, 2017|
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Response from greatfoodandtravel | Property representative |
Hi! They are Christi and Donatus, and you can reach them by sending a message directly via TripAdvisor or finding Lola's on Facebook. It is not allowed to give an email address in this forum.
Lindsay M
March 26, 2017|
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Response from anthonyvs | Reviewed this property |
No, only visa and master card. Was just there a few days ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $16
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, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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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