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“Finally a good taco!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taco Tico

Taco Tico
Ranked #82 of 182 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American, South American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
San Leandro, California, United States
Level Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Finally a good taco!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

I loved this weird little food court outside in downtown Tamarindo. I had my ups and downs with eating in this town including a case of food poisoning. So it was a relief to finally just get a taco and it was delicious. My husband and I ended up eating her several times through the course of our trip!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Nicole S
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best fresh food in Tamarindo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

We a very fussey about our food. We have eaten at most restaurants in town. We are willing to travel to Tamarindo from Junquillal,45 minutes, because of the quality and freshness of the food at Taco Tico. Great nachos,great quesadillas. My wife is a vegetarian and they prepare veggie meals for her. Great value as well. Give it a try and you will come back again. We do often.
Junquillal John

  • Visited March 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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1 Thank Cynthia P
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Canada
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104 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Best place to spend your afternoon outside of surfing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2013

Come here for amazing fresh tacos. The portion size was perfect.

It's up the street where sharky's is. There is a small outdoor food court.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Janner519
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Chicago, Illinois
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127 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great late night spot!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

Came here after a long night - well worth it! Great tacos (I had the veggie) and the owner was fantastic. Very reasonable prices. WIsh there was one in the US!

Visited February 2013
Helpful?
Thank AdrianQJones
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food everytime for great price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

I love this place...it is in the food court in Tamarindo..I have been here a coiuple of months..........so have tried many items, Mini Nachos, Grande Nachos, burritos and tonight the quesadilla's..the food is fresh cooked for you every time with fresh ingredients and fresh guacamole. The owner is there most always to ensure things are done to his specifications...the food is always great and I recommend it gladly and fully confident that you will be pleased.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank bit_of_gypsy
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