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Taco Tico

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In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
+506 2682 0574
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New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

only complaint is that it is a kind of food court associated with a hostel without wifi or air conditioning, no fish or shrimp taco options either.

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Thank hellokatgurl316
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beware that this place makes most of its money off of short changing tourists on the exchange rate. Their favorite trick is to take American dollars and give you back change in both dollars and colones to further confuse this issue. Honestly the food here is not worth the risk. Go elswhere.

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Thank richard y
SLC, Utah
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Cutest little shack in a courtyard of casual restaurants, everyone in our group (8) was in love with their meal and we all plan on going back. The nachos were honestly up there on the best nachos I've ever had..my go there fast!

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Thank JenS_SLC
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

If you'd like to escape burgers and pizzas in favor of a great Latin food, Tico Taco is the place! Food is very fresh, tasty and affordable ( quesadiya is $7)

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Thank VORPOL
Berlin, Germany
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I took vegetarian enchiladas and I really liked it. It was well served portion and very tasty for a reasonable price

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Thank Tartifl74
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

If you're on the go or in a rush and need a solid quick meal, you can go here and get your choice of cruchy or soft tacos with a few different protein options and whatever else you want inside. The tacos are good...but just that..nothing outstanding...and pretty small portions. My gf and I got 6 small soft tortilla tacos...and... More 

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Thank Maciej N
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

I'm picky about my tacos and meat. Great tacos like mom use to make!!! All fresh and quality ingredients!!! Inexpensive and tasty!!! A must try!!!

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Thank Troyval
Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

This food court is great for lunch. The taco tico place had really good tacos, nachos, etc. We ate there twice and both times were great. There's also a pizza place (pizza express) in the next stall that makes fresh pizza while you wait. It's very nice and more artisan than you would expect. We also got pizza there twice... More 

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Thank K A L
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Ok this was our favorite place! Tiny little hole in the wall that served such delicious fresh food! We ate here 3 times during our visit. I had read a review that they had the best nachos and it was true.....one of the BEST nachos I had ever had! So fresh and so good! If your looking for quick, inexpensive... More 

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Thank krod1226
Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Best nachos in tamarindo!! comes with everything you could want in a nice open air courtyard and just plain delicious!

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Thank CJTraveler03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0574

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