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Diagonal Al Salon Multiusos | Carretera Villarreal Huacas, Villarreal 50301, Costa Rica
+506 2653 2244
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  • Very good10%
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“ceviche” (10 reviews)
“lobster” (9 reviews)
“casado” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Diagonal Al Salon Multiusos | Carretera Villarreal Huacas, Villarreal 50301, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite places when visiting the Tamarindo area. It is a short drive out of the confusion of Tamarindo, but worth it if you want the real Costa Rican experience. I have eaten here a many times and was never disappointed! Excellent fresh...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tony T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to drive a few minutes out of town, but it's worth the drive. They are friendly, the prices are great, and the food is really really good. The pasta with white sauce and chicken was worth the drive to go back for.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank unctoothman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Costa Rica, we want to eat Costa Rican food. Not what we can already get at home in Canada; which is most of the restaurants in Tamarindo. About 8-min drive off the main strip in Tamarindo you can find this gem. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Katrina S
Reviewed November 20, 2018

With Tamarindo taken over by the international tourist crowd of the 1$/day kind, it is hard to find authentic food locally. For that, go to nearby Villareal, and head for Doña Marcela who has been running her traditional soda and seafood place for decades. Lovely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We had dinner twice and both time we were fully satisfied. Good food, generous plates, very friendly and accommodating staff. Ceviche, rice with prawns, pasta, casados, all good, not too pricey and good wine.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bernieclown
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

After an ATV tour for a couple of hours, a group of 7 of us stopped and this cool restaurant, and boy we were hungry.... and they did not disappoint! The seafood platter with rice and lobster was amazingly delicious and plenty for two people!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tareknahabet
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

The food we ate at this restaurant was right on time after trekking through the rainforest all day! The lobster was excellent and gigantic and the prices were great with excellent service. Will definitely be going back every time we come visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank polotetra
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Was told about this place by some locals, and glad we made the trip to the next town over. We took a cab for about 5 dollars us each way. Had the lobster diner it was delicious. Fresh guacamole was awesome. Good service and good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kimo22zein
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Recommend! We got there by accident and the food was excellent. The friend red snapper and the steam fish and shrimp where very good. Also recommend the fish in shrimp sauce. Definitely will go back. The price very affordable.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Digna P
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came to Costa Rica to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We are staying in Tamarindo and we were looking for some good seafood and Costa Rican cuisine. We weren’t disappointed. We split one order of mixed ceviche as an appetizer, followed by...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Happy F
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Rating summary
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diagonal Al Salon Multiusos | Carretera Villarreal Huacas, Villarreal 50301, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Villarreal
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 2244
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