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“Really, really good falafel sandwich!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Falafel Bar

Falafel Bar
Ranked #17 of 182 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Ann Arbor, MI
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Really, really good falafel sandwich!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

The only thing we tried for lunch one day was the falafel sandwich. But what a sandwich it was!
If you like falafel ( we do and we eat it at least 1x week) this is definately a place to sample. If you have never had a falafel sandwich then this is definately a place to try it for the first time. In any event, you can't go wrong. It's possible to feed a group well at a very moderate price.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lughsa
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Try this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

I have traveled all over the world, including the Middle East. I was shocked at how fabulous the food is at this place! I would even say it is the best hummus I've ever had. Prices are reasonable and the staff is great. We've been back twice. I think I could actually eat here every day. Don't hesitate to stop in and give it a try, you will be back!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
“Delicious Falafel in Pita Bread”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

We were hungry, wanted something not too unhealthy, but not so pricey either! We came across the Falafel Bar by accident, and we both ordered the Falafel in Pita Bread. We were served very quickly and the food was delicious! It was good to find a place in Tamarindo where you can eat tasty food for only $5.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Josie G
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Detroit
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Best Overall Quick Food in Tamarindo!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

This place earns its 5 stars. I loved the falafel plate. The falafel balls were the perfect shade of green, which they should be as they are made in part from parsley. The plate included just enough hommous as well as a shredded salad, some cabbage and lettuce. It was lovely. The fresh, hot pita was divine. I stuffed two pitas with everything on my plate and had to take some home. My guy had the chicken shwarma plate that looked equally pleasing and he loved it. The service was also great. This is hands-down the place to eat if you want fresh vegetarian optional food throughout your day and maybe even dinner. The place lacked an ambiance giving it more of a fast food type feel, but you have to appreciate how straight forward that is and how that is lacking in CR. With 3 sodas we spent about $21 which is a reasonable price. *DO NOT EAT AT SUBWAY, they advertise they prices for 15 cm which if your not metric, you might not know is only 6 inch sub, and you find out your veggie sub costs $8 and your meat sub $9. Typical shenanigans down here. We wish we had returned to the Falafel Bar instead!!!!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank maetara313
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“Great falafel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

An excellent falafel with homemade pita. I was so impressed by the taste that I knew it had to be homemade as Costa Rican traditional bread cannot replicate the taste and texture. Fillings were excellent falafel fresh and tasty and chicken shawarma great. The owner cares about food and you can taste it.

    • 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 Joejothedogfaceboy
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