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El Chiringuito

| 100 Mts Sur de la Rotonda Frente a La Playa, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2438 9569
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ceviche” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, International, Fusion, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 100 Mts Sur de la Rotonda Frente a La Playa, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

overall nice atmosphere, good food and good service, gets busy at sunset. The decor is nicer / cuter than most of the other beachfront restaurants in Tamarindo.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rjv404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 9 days in Tamarindo. So many better places. The service is poor, they treat you like your an inconvenience, prices high and quality of food is horrible. The whole snapper was bad. They did not clean or scale the fish. It was of poor...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bill b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of the various beach restaurants we visited during five days at Tamarindo I would rate El Chiringuito highest - the quality of their fish and other seafood is fantastic, and so is the preparation. The whole grilled fish was the best we had, and so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good snapper and lobster set in a beautiful spot by the seashore. Efficient and polite service. No mozzies either, which was a bonus

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Prophet9963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked by in the afternoon to ask if the fish they sold was wild they said it was We returned this evening I ordered the snapper my partner the burger Service was slow I had to go fetch water for us waiting 15 mins Food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank YESITSME18
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

A great place for lunch or dinner. It’s recommended by locals so you know it’s good. Food was reasonably priced and large portions. I had the ahi tuna steak and it was perfect.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jhughesnsfd
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Had an amazing birthday here - sundowners with strangers that became friends... great service and a damn good burger too.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This Beach bar/restaurant is ideal coming off the beach to some great sea food or coming down to a smart dinner after enjoying Tamarindo. It's a diverse place to come at any point in the day or evening. The food quality is always consistent whenever...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ellacoh
Reviewed August 31, 2018

The atmosphere was amazing! It was well shaded and had awesome views of the beach. The service was excellent and the food was good!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank caitlinpow
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We had excellent food and service Juliette was very nice to explain the menu for us and give a great service The place is nice by the beach nice ambiance.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank verclaco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 100 Mts Sur de la Rotonda Frente a La Playa, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2438 9569
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