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“sweet spot, park here to surf Avellanas and Little Hawaii” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lola's

Lola's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: Bar, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Long loved by locals, the secret is out on Lola's fantastic staff serving top-notch organic fare in a beautiful open-air beachfront setting. Gorgeous homemade wooden tables and chairs are set at water's edge under the shade of palm trees and umbrellas. Fresh seared tuna, big healthy salads, Dutch fries, pizzas and all new tacos are the favorites, alongside fruit smoothies, delicious sandwiches and fish & chips! Banana bread, coffee & smoothies starting at 8 a.M. Full menu from 11 a.M. To 5 p.M. Bar open to sunset. Closed Mondays. Cash, Visa & MasterCard.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“sweet spot, park here to surf Avellanas and Little Hawaii”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2013

They have a "guarded" parking lot. park here and hang out for the day. the restaurant is ok, food is a little overpriced. We brought a cooler of beers and left it in the car and sat and drank all day and got multiple surf sessions in. There is a giant pig running around, shady trees with hammocks and chairs and tables all over. Little Hawaii is a short walk to the left, there is a beach break straight out in front of the restaurant and a point break (i guess you can call it a point break) out to the right

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Indianapolis
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great spot, isolated and lovely, but watch your valuables”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

We were a party of 9, 4 adults 5 teens. Setting was secluded and lovely. Food fabulous. Be careful of bill! Tried to charge an extra 8% for our party because of number of people. This would have amounted to an additional $14! For what? Challenged management and they took it off bill. Then tried to divide up bill among four. Had much difficulty in translating bill from colones to dollars. Nice experience until check out!

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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Beach Day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

We spent the day enjoying the sand and surf-both were amazing! Rented surf boards, set up a hammock and chairs-everyone was happy. The icing on the cake was the wonderful lunch and cocktails. Definitely worth the visit; just a short distance from Tamarindo.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Marie M
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Location location location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

We spent a relaxing morning/early afternoon relaxing and playing cards at Lola's. The drinks and food were great. The service was friendly. The location can't be beat. It's a jewel in the middle of no where. I loved the craftsmanship of the chairs and tables too. The large waves intimidated the kids but the beauty of the beach was worth the visit.

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“You couldn't pick a better beachside restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner and one of the best sunsets of our trip at Lola's. the nachos were great as well as the pizza. There was families from all around the world enjoying this piece of heaven!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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