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Falafel Bar

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Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo 32333, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1268
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent and service was great! We had the friendliest waitress who was very attentive and helpful. Definitely coming again!

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1 Thank Jocelyn L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fresh food and nice people working there. I love good food and this place was so good I came back for lunch the next day.

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1 Thank Rob O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant on our first day in Tamarindo. After travelling for a few weeks Falafel was a welcome break from the local food. Good portion sizes, delicious and healthy

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1 Thank Sarah C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing. I found my reception more than a bit cold by the woman out front of the restaurant. Make sure to spend only colones in this place because they will short change you in colones if you spend dollars, unlike other places in Costa Rica.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I loved the food here! We got the fish falafel plate and baba ganoush (sp?) with pita bread and I tried the frozen lemonade, which ended up being perfect for balancing out the deliciously spicy green sauce that we could put on the falafel. The tastes were interesting and flavorful and the plate was big enough for... More 

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Thank Colleen780032
Haifa, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great!!! highly recommended! Falafel hummus and great pita bread we found in Costa Rica...

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1 Thank Ron G
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed eating here. We were a bit tired of eating Costa Rican food so it was nice to eat something different.

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1 Thank ferksu
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at this place was great. The falafel felt authentic and the waiter was very kind but the table I sat at was dusty and the bathroom was subpar. I reccomend that one orders in.

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Thank Jake1275
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife is a belly dancer, and she knows and loves her Middle Eastern food. I hang out with her and her belly dancer crowd, and I know and love my Middle Eastern food. When we saw this place we could not imagine it being anything but a gimmick to attract tourists. Wrong ! This is authentic . . .... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in last night with my family. Great little place. Very reasonable prices for Tamarindo. I had the falafel platter. My wife had the chicken pita. We had Babagunish app as well as fried eggplant app. My 12 year old daughter brought in a quesadilla she got from next door and they didn't mind at all. Kids are picky. Very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern, Vegan
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo 32333, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 1268

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?