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The Beach Box - CLOSED

150 meters east of the main parking lot in Avellanas, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2653 2258
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
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“tacos” (36 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
150 meters east of the main parking lot in Avellanas, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo 0000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We vacationed in Playa Avellanas for two weeks (end of June thru beginning of July) and, unfortunately for us, The Beach Box was closed the entire time!

Thank Deanne S
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the JW Marriott and read good reviews about this place. The walk is a little further than 45 minutes each way so check your shoes and sun screen if you are making the trek. Go to the beach, make a left and...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Ate breakfast there on one of there last days. We heard they would be closing the place soon. I had the breakfast burrito with gallo pinto, yummy. The juice was a blend of fresh fruits and changes daily. It seemed to be a place that...More

Thank Ann D
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here after a failed attempt to eat at Lola's (they were closed for Easter weekend.) So glad we did! They have a simple, small menu that's very tasty; burritos and tacos. The setting is very nice as well!

Thank sadielong
Reviewed April 16, 2017

All I have to say is this food was so fresh and flavorful that we talked about it every day and were only able to go back once, but would've eaten there every day if we were able. We had tacos for lunch one day...More

Thank OCmommy
Reviewed April 13, 2017

In spite of being beside the dusty road, the outdoor eating area was vey clean. Service was fast. The coffee (1820) was fantastic and they refilled our mugs. The burritos were satisfying. Very big. When they say spicy sauce they mean it. So if you...More

Thank Tbbsotwcd
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great food, decent prices for Costa Rica. Sweet staff. We will probably try to eat here every day next time we are in town.

Thank Patrice L
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast! Highly recommend the burritos, they were incredible. Coffee really good as well. Only place we went back twice. Short drive from JW Marriott and very close to beach.

Thank LEW0901
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast anywhere - great food, great people and steps to the beach. Jen and crew are awesome hosts.

Thank tomvstheworld
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We got two chicken burritos and nachos with pico de gallo. Each of the burritos was delicious and enormous; half was enough for a meal. The chips and pico de gallo are also amazing. For ~$18 this was an insanely good value and we will...More

Thank Matt R
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 meters east of the main parking lot in Avellanas, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Playa Avellanas
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 2258
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Serving up custom breakfast and lunch burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, to locals and tourists steps from the beach in Avellanas. Organic meat and vegetarian options, fresh daily juice, coffee, lemonades and home brewed iced teas. Fast, friendly and affordable!
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