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“Black Stallion is an absolute MUST!!”

Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Villareal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $55
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Description: RESERVATIONS ONLY, BOOK ONLINE & PURA VIDA! We offer a rustic ranch style evening that's private & exclusive.We specialize in small groups & also do special events for families & friends. ( What we do, is BBQ just for u.) The BBQ is outside in " the shack "under the stars, people relax in the Cafe & Saloon, which is a unique rustic wood design.The best way to describe the set up is " Costa Rican cowboy Saloon with a surfer twist."We make every evening special & unique ! We start at 7 pm & BBQ the best local assorted meats,lomo,ribs,pork,steak,chorizo,ranch chicken & veggies. Then finish the evening with a tropical desert that's always a surprise, followed by a tropical blended some thing good. We start BBQ ing at 7pm. & The food is served no later than 7.30 Pm.We suggest people arrive at 6.30-7 Pm.The good news we have a new paved road so it's a quick trip from tamarindo.The BBQ dinners we do are a feast, so it's very unlikely u will leave hungry.See u soon & Pura Vida !
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hands down the best experience to have in Costa Rica - from the zip line, horse ride, to the barbecue. Everything was impeccable. Alex and his crew exceeded expectations. Best meal in Costa Rica. Beautiful property. Cannot wait to visit again!!!

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank cecerose16
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review.Happy to read you loved the ranch,zipping and our rustic cooking,thats the best combo zip Ride pool & BBQ the full Adventure.
Pls.let us know if you want to do a kids b day party we can do it in the morning activities then pool BBQ Lunch.They will love it.Pleasure meeting you guys,Pura Vida.

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Reviewed September 11, 2019

We loved the ranch horses were happy & healthy.After riding with Conducho we relaxed in the pool.The Ranch is beautiful with amazing views.We will be back to do the canopy & BBQ thanks for the pics fun time.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Amigos ! Conducho is a real cowboy old school Guanacaste which is what we love.
He is our horse guy and does a great job!
Thanks for visiting us Pura Vida.

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Reviewed August 28, 2019

The black stallion ranch and the entire staff was fantastic! Definitely add this to your Costa Rica itinerary. We were a large group of 21 students and Alex, Fabio and their team made this such a special experience. The horseback riding is very chill and the views are insane. The food with the bbq dinner is great too! If you go, bring bug spray! Thank you again!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lexie O
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thank you for the great review and happy to read
you loved the ranch and our rustic cooking.
Next time ride up and then zip down,that’s the real ranch adventure.The bugs are only when it’s
very wet & raining.Pleasure meeting u all.
Thanks again & Pura Vida!



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Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

Staff are Great.
Food is outstanding.
The owner is very accommodating.
We had a Marvelous time.
Looking forward to see you again soon.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Nethalyn B
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Thank you very much for the great review.
Very happy to see you enjoyed the ranch and our rustic cooking.
Let us know in advance and we will make another special dinner.
Thanks again Amigos.Pura Vida.

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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

We are group of moms and sons that spent the day at Black Stallion. Alex, Fabio, Marco, Daniel, Giovani, Fernando and Horacio were the absolute perfect hosts. They made sure the whole group had a great time. We spent the day zip lining, horse back riding and ended with the most fabulous BBQ prepared by Fabio and a Fernando. This was a very special day for us that I would highly recommend. We had the whole ranch to ourselves. Entertainment by Fabio was a blast. He had us singing and dancing after dinner. GO!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank C2224RJelizabethl
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Thank you such a pleasure having you all.
Great to have moms and kids loving the place.
The nice thing about the low season its not bizzy
just laid back quality fun time,real pura vida.
Thanks Again.

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