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Beach Dog Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Pub
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Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a quaint outdoor eatery with a fabulous menu. Our food, drinks, and service were excellent and the atmosphere was perfect. They have great selections including vegetarian options.

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Thank angela b
San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is pretty good at the Beach Dog, and the prices aren't too bad either. It's well worth checking out when down in the Nosara area.

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Thank Tommy O
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for brunch with 2 friends, the server was great, the food was great, and I liked the atmosphere, initially. The prices on the menu seemed high, but we ate there anyway. Then when it came to pay, the price was much higher than I expected. When I asked the cashier to show me the bill, she would not... More 

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Thank Joanna P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved Tuesday live music / open mic night at Beach Dog!!! Great margaritas and food is delicious! Definitely a must!

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Thank Caro M
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our dinner here and the live Latin music was amazing! Highly recommend a meal here in nosara

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Thank 200brook
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We just popped in for a drink after a day's surfing, but really enjoyed the atmosphere and the menu looked good too.

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Thank Harrisson81
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Service was friendly, food was delicious, menu had fantastic variety, drinks were cold, and the live music on Tuesday night was very enjoyable! We had the tacos, Mediterranean bowl, and the dessert quesadilla. Yum!

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Thank mtbgrl23
Frenchtown
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a whim as it was so close to our rental unit. The dinner was delicious - all local, organic options; the drink menu was really fun and delicious as well. We'll be back at least once during our short visit to Nosares!

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Thank Michelle H
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast. Good way to start our day. Not too crowded. Fans kept us cool. Price was awesome.

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Thank smithdavidkim
Nosara, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

A nice place for lunch close to the beach. Good creative menu, good service and reasonable prices, recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $16
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
Description
Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to be on Tripadvisor. Breakfast/lunch - open to 3.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?