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Contemporary, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall good service and decent food. We had the banana pancakes and avocado toast. Both were decent. I like the latte too.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for making a review Always appreciated a good feedback and hope to see you again Pierre

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, really good food, service and prices .!👍 Penne pasta with shrimp is delicious and brownie with ice cream even better...😉

Date of visit: April 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are vert pleased with your review We do care a lot about everything with all customers Hope to see you on your next trip in Tamarindo Pierre

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been staying in Tamarindo for about 6 weeks and I’ve eaten at Noi almost every day. The staff have become like my family in Costa Rica and the food is delicious. The atmosphere at the cafe is always full of joy which makes it...a great place to start your day.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 30, 2021

Amazing Food? ✅ Friendly Servers? ✅ Fun Owner? ✅ I’ve been in Tamarindo for roughly 6 weeks and can safely say this is the place I come back to most. Besides the great food ranging from tartares to ceviches to sandwiches to brunch, this is...one of the few places where when you come back you’re greeted as a friend. I cannot speak highly enough of Pierre, Annie, Ale and Bruno who make you feel welcome (and full). Also, the iced coffee and smoothies are dynamite and somewhat keep me alive in this 90+ degree heatMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 29, 2021

A very disappointing place with tiny portions, expensive prices and rude service. Avoid, there are so many more nicer places here.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2021

Thanks for coming Sadly we can't please everyone at 100% Still next time PLEASE find something else that expensive prices, rude service and tiny portions Im OPENED about lower review BUT at least be honest Thank you Pierre

Reviewed March 29, 2021

The food is great, the staff is so nice, especially the owner! The place is super clean! The menu can please all, and the service is really fast! Good ambiance, the restaurant is well located in downrown Tamarindo! We go almost everyday and it is...always a super good experience: good food, good people and good times! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 15, 2021

The lunch menu was amazing, my girlfriend had one of the best salads she has ever had. I had a really nice dinner here a couple of years ago, this is a lockdown for a great meal.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2021

Thank you so much regarding this review Hope to see you again in a near future Pierre

Reviewed February 26, 2021

I'm not sure I have enough words to describe our A-M-A-Z-I-N-G experience (or I should say experiences - plural since we went every single day of our stay in Tamarindo). NOI bistro became more than simply a place to eat for our family, it became...our second home while in Tamarindo. The food is truly, truly outstanding. It's simple but prepared with the freshest ingredients from farms around the area. You can taste the freshness in every bite and sip of lemonade or coffee. My wife fell in love with the avosmash - the freshest avocado, piston a toast with pesto and a fried egg. Hello! I loved their fruit bowls and ceviche and being from Peru, I am a tough judge when it comes to ceviche - I can say NOI's ceviche is enough reason to come back to Tamarindo over and over. But the best part of NOI is the attention, friendly attitude, sense of humor and warmth from Pierre and Alejandra. They completed our experience every single morning we went there. We ended up seeing them more as friends rather than staff. Can't say enough about how amazing they are and their energy and positivism is felt all around the bistro. I guarantee anyone that visits that you'll end up feeling like you're in your own backyard rather than a restaurant. W can't wait to go back!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2021

Thank you SOOOOOO much One of the best part in our business is to meet lovely people like you BUT the sad part is when you're leaving....... I hope to see you on a near future and be assured that welcoming you each morning was...More

Reviewed February 26, 2021

While many restaurants get by with being well below average in quality of food and service in Tamarindo with sky high prices, Noi is here with reasonable prices and high quality food and service. They have healthy food with fresh ingredients with an outstanding chef...cooking every day. Great owners they ensure your experience as 5 stars.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2021

Thank you so much Good price and good quality is pretty important @ Noi Annie was well pleased to prepare your meal each and every day Hope to see you next year

Reviewed February 19, 2021 via mobile

The food is good, the service is slow... I guess got too busy... But would come back to try other stuff.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Pierre Lacasse, Propriétaire at NOI Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2021

Thank you for this review Sorry about slow service for your first visite We try to avoid it even if we are too busy Was nice of you to be back today 🤗 Pierre

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  • NOI Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5