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Tambor Tropical Bar & Restaurant

200 Meters East of the Public School in Tambor, Tambor 97301, Costa Rica
+506 2683 0011
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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American, Latin, International, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
200 Meters East of the Public School in Tambor, Tambor 97301, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed February 10, 2017

One of the current bartenders, Christina, is lovely, just darling...and like the other bartenders she makes a mean Pina Colada! We can also recommend the fish tacos and the Nicoya Fish. But, to be honest, we basically could eat Marks' Famous Nachos all day every...More

Thank RuRuRoams
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to stop for lunch and a cocktail while walking the beach. Friendly staff, and good food. Nice to be visited by the local garrobos.

Thank jimmytrbl
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Great View and great Gin and Tonic's Looks like a nice place to stay . We where just walking up the beach and came upon it .

Thank Dixie70745
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We sat by the pool (wished we were guests so that we could take a dip) and had a lovely breakfast. There are very few places in Tambor to eat breakfast, so we were very grateful to have found such a lovely place with great...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We ate several times at this restaurant as we were staying at the related hotel. The food was delicious and very reasonable relative to other restaurants we tried in Costa Rica. We especially liked 'Mark's Nachos.' Friendly service as well!

Thank Fam H
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The Tambor Tropical is certainly the most luxurious and expensive accommodation in Tambor itself. The food, however, is competitively priced to attract non-residents. We ate both lunch and dinner at various times during our Xmas holiday in Tambor and our only complaint would be that...More

Thank banjo2017
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here twice. And both times completely disappointed with the quality of food. Service was good, but not worth the money.

Thank JWC22
Reviewed December 23, 2016

My husband and I had really good service and excellent meals this week at the Tambor Tropical. I highly recommend the lemon butter fish with vegetables and rice - all cooked to perfection!. My husband said his burger, cooked perfectly, was the best. We saw...More

Thank Spiritisyoung
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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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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