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Tambor Tropical Bar & Restaurant

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200 Meters East of the Public School in Tambor, Tambor 97301, Costa Rica
+506 2683 0011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This resort is absolutely beautiful! The staff are fantastic and welcoming. Food is very good. Have a fresh and tasty meal and then walk out onto the breathtaking Tambor beach.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Atenas, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

very nice atmosphere, low key yet slightly classy. good environment for older couples and/or family oriented vacationers.

Thank George R
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Had 1 meal from our resort. Tambor Tropicale was recommended by a local at the golf course. Requested a table to be set up near the beach for 9. We arrived and table was set as requested. Order from the menu. Diverse enough to satisfy all guests. Beef and chicken were cooked properly. Sides and salads were good. Would recommend... More 

Thank BrowngettingBrowner
Ingersoll, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

Excellent food whether it is a breakfast or a dinner that we are having and the sea view is pure paradise. The whole resort is polished teak wood and is stunning and is well maintained. Have tried several different items on the menu and not been disappointed by any. Huevos Ranchos all time favourite for breakfast and fish is always... More 

Thank MaryD2488
Terrebonne, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellent hamburger, fish, rice, fruit...service was great. Always a happy hour special & a 5pm surprise everyday!

Thank Toula84
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2015

Very nice restaurant, beautiful setting, very good food (this is the only place to eat hamburger in the area). They have very good BTL.Prices are good as well.

Thank czlido
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

The whole resort was polished wood, it must take a Herculean effort to keep it all shining so bright. With that said the food was not to be outdone. I enjoyed a wonderful shrimp in coconut curry and tasted samples off my companion's plates that included fish in tomato and basil sauce which may have been better than my dish.... More 

Thank Joe C
Wenatchee, Washington
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2015

Of the 4 times visiting Costa Rica, Tambor Tropical had the most comfortable and beautiful lodgings. The food was good, but it took some finesse to get waited on compared to other places we had been. The beach is of very fine sand and the ocean here is very calm, so if you are looking for surfing, this is not... More 

2 Thank Roger V
Tambor, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2014

100 meters from the ocean and nestled in beautifully landscaped gardens this pool side restaurant should receive top marks... but it doesn't. 50% of the menu boasts fish options, so far during our 6 day stay, they have had no fish on premises, and are completely inflexible to substitutions. Have found the food to be strange, (think vegetarian burrito stuffed... More 

1 Thank elleintrepid
Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2014

We ate many meals here during a nine day stay at the hotel. Between the four of us, we tried just about everything on the menu and were never disappointed. There is a very nice assortment of dishes featuring local fish, meat and produce. Presentation is quite imaginative and the servers are delightful. The prices seemed very reasonable especially when... More 

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Latin, Seafood, International, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
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  • Address: 200 Meters East of the Public School in Tambor, Tambor 97301, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
  • Phone Number: +506 2683 0011

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?