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Restautante Portofino Beach

) #123 of 128 Restaurants in Tamarindo $$ - $$$ Latin, , Seafood
Next to the Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible34%
Apr 6, 2017
“Don't fall for it.”
Mar 26, 2017
“Don't waste your taste buds on this place”
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Pub, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Next to the Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

I had a TERRIBLE dinner experience at Restaurante Portofino Beach. I am angry at myself because I remember strongly hesitating to eat there since there was NOBODY in the restaurant. It was basically desert which should have been enough to let me know it was...More

Thank Laurence F
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Asked them about price of their lobster meal and was told $16. I asked dollars and they said yes. When back and ordered as was charged colones instead which is closer to $30. More expensive than the Diaria Hotel where I was staying. Plus the...More

Thank harleyziggy
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

The food was awful. We ordered a pizza that tasted like it came from a box. I would not recommend this establishment. All I can say is it was cheap.

Thank Nadine H
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The 2-for-1 cocktail offer is just a way to get butts in seats; the cocktails are watered down and even at 3400 colones are too pricey for what you get. We ordered a margherita pizza to split with our watery Cuba Libres, hoping to enjoy...More

1  Thank Katharine E
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Pizza was not good, way too greasy. Shrimp quesadilla were nothing but melted greasy cheese mess. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his lobster, shrimp and chicken. I was underwhelmed and won't returned. So, if you go, get what my husband ordered. And expensive

Thank Wontika
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Ate here last night. Had "empanadas " and pizza. We have been here 7 days and was without a doubt the worst meal we have had! We were overcharged when we figured colones versus American dollars. We were also visited by 2 young Costa Rican...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We were tempted to stop for the happy hour drink special. My husband ordered Imperial and I did the 2 for 1 national drink. The drink pretty much tasted like lemonade. We ordered the empanadas for an appetizer first thinking if they were good, we...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed March 11, 2017

just a short distance from Tamarindo Hotel is this very good restaurant and bar with very friendly staff to greet you. Meals very good and an excellent choice of food. situated on the beach and has an area on the beach as well as a...More

Thank shirleyc86
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch. We had a calzone and a regular pizza, both lovely. Choice of sunny or shaded seats with great tunes. Will visit again

Thank TheLadyLeslie
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Worst experience I have had in years. We came here for dinner on 26th February 2017. We were tempted in by the 'buy-one-get-one-free cocktail...which was rubbish, it looked just like cloudy lemonade and had no taste. There were only two other groups, a family and...More

Thank UK_Hay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Seafood, Pub, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to the Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: 2653-0589
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