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Calle cardinal | 150m south of Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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East Elmhurst, New York
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am giving this restaurant a poor review because it was highly recommended by our LARS Transport Co. Tour Guide. and it just didn't live up to its recommendation. Prices were within reason but the food just wasn't what we were expecting. My friend is a vegetarian and ordered a veggie lasagna and her food never came out. When we... More 

Thank classysmartsassy
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok, but service was slow. In their defense, they were slammed with 2 large tables before we got there. Guac was good. Pina colada was also good. Friendly waitstaff.

Thank Nelly1202
Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient place to have a beer, sit on the outdoor table on the corner, and it won't be long until someone you have met or know comes by . . . right on the main street.

Thank coyotero2112
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for lunch the first day and the food was excellent. The waiter was extremely friendly and took the time to review the money exchanges, etc. He showed us surfing pics from his phone. He made us feel welcome on our first day.

Thank Dave B
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This used to be one of our favorite restaurants. They apparently changed owners and no longer have the same Mexican menu. The food was OK, but we likely won't return.

Thank mojitoamama
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is our favorite breakfast place in Tamarindo! We ride our bicycles over there and eat delicious fresh breakfast with some screwdrivers. It's an open restaurant with fans and in the shade so it doesn't get too hot in there. There was also some awesome guy across the street that sold honey (or something close to that) with his boom... More 

Thank gw101287
Allen, Texas
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went for dinner after checking out the menu online. Problem was the online menu was completely different than the onsite menu (which was much more limited) so several of us had to choose other things that we didn't really care for and those that got what they had planned for said it wasn't all that great. Probably better choices... More 

Thank Leslie3kids
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had breakfast at Kahiki the morning after we arrived in Tamarindo. Our group of 10 were the only people in the restaurant. Our breakfast was was delicious! Some of us ordered the fruit platter and it couldn't have been any fresher. The only downfall is that it is an open air restaurant (like most of the restaurants in Tamarindo)... More 

Thank Pam V
Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Nice atmosphere and great food! We had breakfast here on our first day in Tamarindo and it didn't disappoint. Nice mix of traditional breakfast with some local flair. Our server even gave us an impromptu Spanish lesson. She seemed to be having as much fun as us. Will definitely visit again if we make it back to Tamarindo!!

Thank Adventures_of_Jenna
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great Tapas, nice for a beer on your way home and a good place to watch sports events. Friendly staff, open air and a happy hour!

Thank rhoneisbest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle cardinal | 150m south of Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: 50647026793

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