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Beach Dog Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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 3 days ago NEW 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!

Thank Michelle H
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank smithdavidkim
Nosara, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank medmurf
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was the best. Great food. Cold beer. Fun atmosphere. Let the waiter order for you based on what is fresh. Great value.

Thank Suzanne F
Huntington Beach, California
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Cool place to hang out. They have live music some nights and it is a great atmosphere. Staff is cool too. Food is decent, but a little over priced. I had two meals there, but I could not bring myself to order from their again. I would recommend you try it for yourself at least.

Thank David K
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I was here during rainy season. I rode my bike and stopped for a drink and a bite. The staff is very friendly. I ordered a margarita and fish tacos. My drink was a little too tangy (they are better at La Luna and Bodhi Tree and El Chivo by far. The tacos were kind of bland honestly. They are... More 

Thank Rachael M
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

This is my family's favourite breakfast spot in Nosara. There is something for everyone on the menu and the food is fresh and healthy. The location is right by the main beach entrance.

Thank Wishart73
Miami Beach, Florida
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This place has It all!!!! The food is amazing with a great variety of choices for vegetarians, vegans and meat eaters. Friendly staff, reasonable prices, good ambiance, awesome smoothies and fresh ingredients in every meal. What else can you ask for? If you are in Playa Guiones, Nosara, make sure to check it out.

Thank Andreita_12
Evansville, Indiana
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

What a great place. Food is really good and the drinks have alcohol in them. The Beach dog burrito with chicken and the barbecue chicken tacos are fantastic. You can get full and have a stiff drink for less than twenty bucks. If your in Nosara/Guiones you should go.

Thank Eric Y
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Loved this place! The owner is very ecologically friendly. They have bamboo straws (which I loved and even purchased a few). The food is delicious! Everything they serve is locally sourced and made with care. They also have a great band that plays Tuesday nights.

Thank tarynlharris

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $16
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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?