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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Italian restaurant,cheeses factory,hand made pasta,mozzarella bar,italian wines,beers,live music every monday jazz and every friday blues rock ,caffetteria,pizzeria brick oven,breakfast,lunch,dinner,champagneria and more!
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Healthy
FEATURES
Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner greets you when you show up, and the menu and food are both amazing. I will plan another trip top Tamarindo just to try the rest of the menu!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Off a dusty road and a short walk from Tamarindo you will find some of the best Italian food I have ever had. A meal like this rivals any Italian food in New York, Chicago, or San Francisco at s fraction of the cost. Fresh...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank jlsullivannnnn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to order two focaccia from menu with two kinds of ham and prosciutto. We asked to add cheese , We got focaccia with only a small amount of cheese melted in the middle and no meat. Being the polite Canadian we did not...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Cathy M
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Amazing service and wonderful food definitely a touch of Italy in Playa Langosta. We will remember our time at Fish and Cheeses...Molto delizoso!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Aprilamm28
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Very good Italian food served by their owner Marcos, Pesto ,squash Ravioli Vongole , Pizza and best limoncellos ever, thank you we close Tamarindo with the best in town, we will come back again and again. Marco is just incredible, the way he takes care...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank GastonB129
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a large group arrive around 8pm and they bent over backward to accommodate us. Marco was so warm and welcoming. We all agreed it was the best Italian we’ve ever had, and we have Italians in our family. Don’t miss this little gem!...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank leahmB7216SU
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

After eating at Fish and Cheeses 3 times during our week in Tamarindo at Christmas time, we couldn’t wait to get back there today. We went for lunch because sometimes your favorite fresh made pasta will be sold out by supper time. Marco makes the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 98laurieh
Reviewed August 3, 2019

My boyfriend and I made a special trip to go to Fish and Cheeses based on good reviews and we arrived at 7:40pm (normal dinner time?) and they were closing. We asked if we could eat and the server said no.... at 7:40pm???? Super disappointed...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jessica L
waltertamarindo, Owner at Fish & Cheeses, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Hello,i am Walter the owner of the restaurant. I M SO SORRY!Me and my partner have been travelling the last two weeks so we were not there when you came. Our team definitely closed too early that night been also a saturday. We already reproached...More

Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Visited last night and by far it’s been my family’s favorite meal so far in Costa Rica! Our waiter, Marco, was so friendly & informative making sure we enjoyed our dinner of homemade meat lasagna, spinach ravioli & spaghetti w/seafood. We shared a huge piece...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank bette s
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

I never thought I’d say the best Italian meal I’ve ever had was in Costa Rica, but here we are. Homemade pasta and homemade cheese makes all the difference. The servers were very polite and personable, and the food is divine. Make sure someone at...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Every once and a while someone is not going to have a good dining experience and that is what reviews are for. The owner may be a gem of a fellow,but his attitude on getting his first negative review is not very... More
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