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Falafel Cafe

Main Road, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+39 338 159 3110
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“falafel” (42 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Road, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favourite meals during our stay in Samara. The staff were very friendly and the meal was super yummy!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling as a vegetarian in Latin America can be a challenge! Amply met in conjunction with El Tigre Verde next door

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Seez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tiny little outdoor restaurant delivers a huge hit in terms of food, service, and value! Stopped in for lunch on Christmas and had the best lunch of our visit to Playa Samara. $8 for two of us and we were both satisfied with our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OlympiaW_12
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Falafel plate was good but a hard tortilla does not compare to a fluffy pita. Nice staff, reasonable prices.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jodygodfrey
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice while in Samara, but I wish I would’ve eaten here sooner because it was so delicious. The falafel, hummus, and everything else was very fresh and delicious! The habanero (I think) hot sauce they gave us was also awesome!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank takeatrips
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Super filling and delicious Falafel plate. Great surfing fuel, awesome hot sauce. Lots of table to sit at or you can take it to go $2500-3000 ($5-8)

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lizziesf
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We ate here three times while we were in Samara. It was a little hole in the wall place with a few courtyard tables - just open for lunch. But what amazing food! The tabouli and falafels were so good that we ended up eating...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank GinnaS
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

I took the falafel plate and I loved it. The service was good and kinda fast. A god option of restaurant for lunch not too far from the beach.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank AudreyC2533
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We stopped here for a quick bite on our way back to the hotel down the beach one day, my daughter has not stopped talking about it since. Prices are great, the food is great and huge portions. Highly recommend for lunch in Samara.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Wubbelina
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

The service was awesome and the Falafel Excellent. The boys Lorenzo and Jacamo . Have their game on top five to lunch ! Located in the middle of Samara at the natural centre. Thanks Guys G

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank george p
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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +39 338 159 3110
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