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Restaurante La Marimba

Plaza Garden, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
+506 2653 2372
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“empanadas” (2 reviews)
“casado” (6 reviews)
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Latin, Fast Food, International, Spanish, Healthy, South American, Costa Rican
Plaza Garden, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We spent a week here in Tamarindo. Its super commercialized and Westernized with random assortment of restaurants ranging from Italian Japanese and general American, with elevated prices. Luckily got this recommendation on the first day of our trip. We came here 4 nights. Amazing food,...More

Thank RKG1984
Reviewed January 16, 2017

La Marimba is a small authentic Tico restaurant a few kilometers outside of town. They used to have a second location in the center of Tamarindo, but that location closed. My wife and I had accidentally discovered the now-closed in-town location a couple of years...More

Thank Robbieg
Reviewed March 25, 2016

First time trying this restaurant that always seems to have quite a bit of business, perhaps because of the location near Automercado. It's actually ther only restaurant near Automercado, except for one in the Garden Plaza that appears to never be open. It is a...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Our family of 5 visited the Soda La Marimba near Auto Mercado in January 2016 (I believe they have two locations). The food was excellent and reasonably priced. For less than $5 USD, you can get the daily special and a drink. We had the...More

1  Thank Mai S
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited the smaller location by the hostel and farmacia. .. Wonderful family, so eager to please and share the creations with us. Price is great and authentic local cuisine fast style. Definite stop for a quality delicious lunch and it won't cost you more than...More

Thank Beamer L
Reviewed September 24, 2015

We visited the one on the main highway to Tamarindo Beach. Open air type restaurant located by large grocery store. (Auto Mercado) We found it by accident and loved it. Very cheap prices and tasty food. Try the natural juice. Two different flavors each day....More

Thank TracieP
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This review is for La Marimba #2 located next to the Farmacia, way inside the plaza. We love "Casados" and for those of you who don't keno what it is the plate consists (generally) of rice, beans, salad, and fried bananas and you add a...More

Thank Priscila L
Reviewed November 10, 2014

We ordered the $5.00 steak casado and was surprised..For the price it was actually decent and we will likely go back again. For two of us to eat for $10.00 total in Tamarindo is hard to find. It was located in the plaza Conchal and...More

2  Thank Byron D
Reviewed November 18, 2013

This is a great place for a economical meal. Or casado. We went for lunch and I had the chicken salsa casado and my husband had the fish casado. All casados come with rice, meat, beans, plantains, vegetable and a fresh fruit juice. We had...More

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  • Address: Plaza Garden, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 2372
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