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$5 - $10
Mediterranean, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Sponsored by: Falafel Bar Medetirenean cusine

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best Mediterranean Food EVER!
1. Best Mediterranean Food EVER!
"One of my favorite restaurants in Tamarindo. "
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2. Favorite food in town!
2. Favorite food in town!
"Excellent taste after a long day in the sun:) "
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3. HIGHLY recommend!!!
3. HIGHLY recommend!!!
"pleasant atmosphere, attentive service. I highly recommend this place"
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Reviewed March 27, 2020

This is a cute little place with delicious...you guessed it...falafel! When we arrived, it was very hot outside, and the air conditioning inside felt great. The service was friendly, the food was just as good as I remembered. We recommend the falafel pita – fresh,...filling, and reasonably priced. Give them a try.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 9, 2020

We went to the Falafel Bar on our first day in Tamarindo and it was tempting to go there every day for the rest of our trip. We tried the falafel wrap and the plate. The falafel was the best that I have ever had...(crispy, not too oily), the pita was soft and the vegetables were fresh. It is the perfect place for a healthy meal after a day on the beach.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 21, 2020 via mobile

Súper buena comida y toda la gente es increíble. I went to this restaurant 4 years ago and had to come back to see if it was still as amazing as I remember. It was!! I ordered the falafel sandwich and it was so delicious!...The hostess and waiters spoke to me with such kindness and treated me like a friend. Everyone should come here, I will just so I can try the rest of the menu!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

First dinner in Tamarindo! Great vegetarian sampler platter. Yummy falaffel. Cold beer! Good location and friendly staff!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant is right off the Main Street. The people are great, and the food is even better! Vegetarian Falafel, hummus, fattoush- it’s all there! Their fresh pitas are amazing!!!! The serving sizes are so big, we brought some back to our room for a...late night snack!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

We liked our first meal so much and ate here a second time. Chicken shawarma was excellent. On our second visit my husband had the schnitzel in a pita, but had preferred the shawarma. Nice ice tea. Good prices.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020

Take out or eat in, charming atmosphere, yummy salad, good value with nice sized portions. Friendly service.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for a light informal dinner. All was fine. Sat outside. One of us had hummus and falafel. Two split a mixed plate of sorts. Good middle eastern food.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

We ate here twice during our one week vacation. Super fresh and many choices of meat and vegetarian dishes. This restaurant is 2nd on my list of good eats in Tamarindo! Good vibe!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020 via mobile

Of course we ordered too much food Falafel, hummus, babaganoush, salads. Shgug too although the Costa Rican servers did not seem to know it by that name. Good location for peoplewatching right after sunset. Great price for the quantity we ate.

Date of visit: February 2020
Falafel-Bar, Owner at Falafel Bar Medetirenean cusine, responded to this reviewResponded February 29, 2020

Thank you for the review!

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