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Dragonfly Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups

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About
Welcome to Dragonfly Bar & Grill, a Tamarindo institution since its opening in January 2005. Highly touted as one of the best dining establishments in the bustling tourist town of Tamarindo, Costa Rica, Dragonfly consistently delivers exceptional cuisine, fantastic wines, cocktails and craft beers with gracious and knowledgeable service. Sourcing fresh local ingredients and seasonally adapting our menu options, Dragonfly Bar & Grill offers creative culinary cuisine and exceptional value in a charming and romantic atmosphere. Tucked away a short stroll from the town center, we are able to create a unique ambiance for our guests and are thrilled to share with them our little piece of paradise!
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $23
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
International, Grill, Fusion, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Dragonfly on our last night of the trip. Only negative thing I can say is that we didn’t find this place sooner! The food was amazing, atmosphere unbelievable! Our server was kind and attentive. We both fully enjoyed our meals — my husband had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pamelahetrick
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and we sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant exceeded expectations in every possible way and did not disappoint at all. I cannot think of anything to fault with this place. Firstly the service was utterly professional and was very friendly. Our service had a wonderful smile, knew the menu well and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
4  Thank WilliamThomas
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are truly appreciative of your positive and detailed feedback and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed and appreciated all the details of your experience with our team at Dragonfly! Gracias!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, drink, service, and atmosphere of this restaurant cannot be beat! I love that it's off the main strip of restaurants and shops in Tamarindo. It was private, peaceful, and elegant. My husband asked to return to this restaurant later during our vacation but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mistyisaqt
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are so happy that your experience at the Dragonfly was a special one! We sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant and we are so glad we followed his advice. Easy walk from the main part of town and the food and staff were outstanding. Huge portions, fresh, flavorful food - we would highly recommend this for families or a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jennifer M
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly! We sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dragonfly is our FAVORITE restaurant for food quality, originality and setting. This is our go to whenever we are in Tamarindo. We ate their 4 times during our recent 2 week stay Reservations are recommended as they rightfully are busy I just wish Danielle would...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 848stevem848
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for sharing your review! We are so honoured to hear that Dragonfly is your favourite restaurant! We are truly so appreciative of your review, feedback and recommendation! Your comments are so heartwarming and we hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful meal to ring in the New Year. When we arrived, there was a power outage but waiters did not miss a beat and served drinks & appetizers over candlelight. Power resumed and we enjoyed a wonderful dinner—-Thai beef and yellow fin tuna were our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chicago151821
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us on New Year’s Eve despite the power outage. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had the pleasure of sitting at the bar for dinner where we had a great view of everything going on in the restaurant. This was an extremely busy night but this place ran like a charm....right from the time we walked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank D K
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly! We are thrilled to read the details of your review and sincerely appreciate your feedback! It was a pleasure meeting you both and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on the New Years eve and despite the power blackout they delivered every dish perfectly. The staff were amazingly nice and service minded. Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 711pejmana
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us despite the power outage! We sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried a few dishes and found all excellent. Portions are on the larger side so you may want to share. Fantastic tempura ice cream dessert. Coconut ice cream that I could have eaten a pail of. I would recommend making a reservation as they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Skye757
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review! We appreciate your feedback and recommendation and are thriled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 7 had dinner here and it was a great experience - obviously a popular place because when we left there was a long line of people waiting for svailable tables - worth waiting for, as they say! We all had starters and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 142mattiasb
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review! We are so happy to hear that your family all enjoyed their experience at the Dragonfly!

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lkholloway
January 17, 2018|
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Response from Jojo170227 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure where your resort is. But this restaurant is just off the Main Street!
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Brandt L
December 24, 2017|
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Response from dani-kris_dragonfly | Property representative |
Yes, we will be open our regular hours 5:30 - 10:00pm, please let us know if you would like to book a reservation, thank you.
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Robert R
August 22, 2016|
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Response from dani-kris_dragonfly | Property representative |
Hi there, it is approximately a 1h15 minutes drive from the Secrets Papagayo Hotel to Tamarindo. We hope you can join us!
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