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Palapa Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Quality cuisine is difficult to define, but with our service, it is easy to recognize who likes the good life. Our Customer Service is known for personalized attention, and the freshness of the menu we offer, giving priority to customer delight.
$15 - $100
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The location was great but the service was so so and poor quality of food. Ribs were over cooked. Would not recommend.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are here last year and made another trip back this year from the US, and I couldn’t wait to order their “Skewer of the Pacific”. It’s grilled fish, jumbo shrimp, and lobster all grilled and dripping in the most amazing garlic butter I’ve ever...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank shopselina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was phenomenal! Surf and surf was perfect and huge portion for the price. Red snapper was the best in the area and took all four of us to finish it!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank christinarocks11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, service was excellent. Great location. We loved being “outside” but covered as it poured rain. Excellent squid, mussels, and shrimp.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank KER511
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel adjacent to this restaurant and boy what an added bonus! The staff was always very helpful and accommodating. They beer was cold and the drinks were well poured. My fiancé and I split the seafood platter and we even had...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Caslyn1961
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Caught a yellowtail tuna and a big fat snapper on a glorious day of fishing. They made sashimi, blackened some of it and deep fried the whole snapper perfectly. 3 sides, a water and $20 later, I fell into a fishy slumber. Highly recommend if...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Yaoxian C
Reviewed September 3, 2019

We ate dinner here our first night and it was amazing! All the appetizers were great, and the food was delicious. We sat on the beach and watched the sunset. Great location, service, and food. There was also live jazz music, which was very good.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank AmMo1213
Reviewed August 28, 2019

Went for the firedancers but it was raining. The food was great and the waiter was very friendly. I'd love to go back!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jessicabryanprice
Reviewed August 22, 2019

We stumbled on this place and Mario was amazing. We had a mani mani burger and shrimp tacos with Pure Vida cocktail. So delicious and filling ! Loved everything about this place .

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Trip262795
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Delicious! I would go back if you asked me, the food was absolutely amazing. It was definitely more expensive than we expected though so maybe go for a special occasion. Also a little bit annoying they gave us a shot of some yummy coconut local...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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September 26, 2019|
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Response from rejeneration | Reviewed this property |
You just have to go when it gets dark and wait for a performer if they want to do it that night. They usually come around almost every night.
Letitia S
July 22, 2018|
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Response from jennygirk | Reviewed this property |
Hi! It was around 6-7pm
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Palapa_Tamarindo | Property representative |
Hello! I help you with your query, in our local prices vary since we have affordable prices and others such as lobster and seafood that have a higher cost
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