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Beach Dog Cafe

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American, Vegetarian, Caribbean, Costa Rican
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Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Today
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service. Amazing food. I'm a very picky eater (vegan) and found many amazing things to order. The owner is very attentive and knows what great service is about. Highly, highly recommend. We are here several times - breakfast, lunch and dinner - during our weeklong visit to playa Guinones.

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Thank Julie A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have stayd for lunch anh have liked it much: the place, the delicious food and the cool and friendly staff. We will be back for sure!

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Thank ReisefuedliReiden
Olympia, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must stop eatery while in Costa Rica. Best food I have had since arriving a week ago and traveling through Guanacaste. The staff is kind and speaks English. Meals are delicious and filling. Food is very good and includes several items for health conscious individuals including a raw menu for sweet desserts.

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Thank Chrissy M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small eatery just off the beach - we had breakfast and lunch there during our stay. Location was just down the street from our house (Casa Costa Rica), so it was a nice walk before breakfast or coming off the beach. Great food, all healthy, fun dishes. Cash Only

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Guiones every year and always go to Beach Dog for a nice lunch or breakfast. Very casual and reasonably priced. They've added a lot of great sounding vegetarian dishes.

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Aquebogue, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here 3 of our 7 nights while in Playa Guiones....great location, great food and drinks! Make sure you go here!!!

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Thank Andrew M
Merritt Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my meal here. The location is great. It has a beautiful open-air restaurant. I loved my tacos- it was mango bbq chicken tacos. We had great service. I also really liked that it played reggae music. My boyfriend decided on a chefs sandwich and was not very enthusiastic about it but he agreed about the vibe and... More 

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Thank McInSmurf
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, but food was just average. Cash only policy is difficult. We all got different entrées and we were not thrilled with the quality for the price.

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Thank Caroline S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food but like many restaurants in Guiones Beach Dog isn't cheap. I had delicious fish fajitas which came with salad and tortillas, plus a beer, and it was over $20. Again, really good and great service, but expensive for me.

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Thank Madeline W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner was so nice and welcoming and even brought out a free appetizer for our table. Wide range of menu items and went there twice but couldn't help and get the same thing twice is was SO good - the Spinach, Apple, Goat Cheese Salad with Chicken. Whatever that dressing is, which they wouldn't reveal, was delicious! If you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $16
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian, Caribbean, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?