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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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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.
$7 - $16
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bar, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WE showed up mid day with no reservation. They were packed but somehow manage to seat us within 5 minutes at a lovely shaded table. Great Margaritas and pizza!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pianotam
Reviewed 3 days ago

heard about this place from friend back home and - when we questioned the locals at Tamarindo - they all approve of this place_ though the locals seems to want to keep it a secret . I can see why - 1st it is off...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Roxanne M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Iconic beach food and drinks. Great vibe sitting in the shade at custom wood tables and chairs. Good food and drinks, waiter wasn't the most friendly but they're all very busy as it's a very popular place. Great beach vibe!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Arlee1971
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to admit, we did not have any food from the menu, as it was way too pricy. I had a pina colada, which was served in an 8 oz glass and cost $10 US. Price of a hamburger was $17 US. Very nice...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 5 days ago

The location is beautiful right on the beach with a breeze and lots of shade . . . yet the food not so much. We had a burger and veggie burger, neither of them cooked through. They were $17.00 each and came with an average...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 144000Cindy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We got there early in the morning. We were actually able to see Lola the pig. She was sleeping in the shade on the beach. The restaurant has a lot of seating and even some hammocks. staff was friendly. Parking is “monitored by locals for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bjeronimo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

$20 per chair, 2 Chair’s and a umbrella. Some servers were good some were not too attentive... food was ok

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 380rickz
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was really, in the middle of nowhere. Well worth the drive. We ordered fish and chips and tacos and had a few beers. Everything was delicious. It isn’t cheap but it is good. The staff were very friendly. The only disappointing thing was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank patti4141
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tacos, service, music and location. We visited twice because we loved it that much. Don’t miss it!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TheSnowReport
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and excellent service in an amazing beach-front setting. Closes at 5 so a great lunch option during a day at the beach. Watch the surfers as you eat. And ask to see Lolita!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul P
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from CTMomofTwins | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember seeing anything other than the restaurant. Right by the restaurant though, you can get a massage ($40 for an hour)! It’s not a spa - just some tables set up outside.
April 2, 2018|
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Response from JoeE110 | 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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