Seasons by Shlomy
Enjoy a romantic or family friendly poolside dining experience. Israeli chef Shlomy serves up incredible
Mediterranean inspired dishes with an emphasis on seafood, or choose from a variety of vegetarian and meat options. Daily specials change regularly depending on the fresh catch‐of‐the‐day, and they always offer a “you catch it we cook it” special. Cash only! So come prepared. Located inside Hotel Arco Iris.
Hours Monday‐Saturday 6pm‐10pm
Pizzeria La Baula
A favorite among tourists and locals, everyone loves to eat here Sunday nights. Just 100 meters north of Hotel Pasatiempo you can enjoy their delicious wood‐fired thin‐crust pizzas.
There is also a nice selection of salads, wines, desserts, and you must try their famous gelatos. The only thing better than the food is the prices.
Hours Monday‐Saturday 5:30pm‐10:30pm
Surf Shack Burgers & Wings
Frequently praised as “the best burger in town,” the Surf Shack has generated a lot of local loyalty from American food lovers. It’s a great place for families and with 4 televisions it’s also a great place to watch the game. Located in the Tamarindo Rotunda.
Bamboo Sushi Club
Matty’s Delicafe Reviews all agree, don’t miss out on the fresh, homemade organic sandwiches. The Baller meatball sub is getting a lot of attention, but there are many delicious vegetarian dishes available as well.
For the Breakfast/Brunch crowd you won’t be disappointed with the delicious selection of pastries and fresh fruit smoothies. Located across the Beach Parking.
Hours Tuesday‐Sunday 8am‐5pm
FT’s Tamarindo Restaurant
Hungry diners on a budget will be satisfied with the large portions and small prices at FT’s.
From Breakfast to Dinner, they offer a mixture of American, Mexican and Costa Rican dishes. Guests can also enjoy a game of pool, foosball, and darts. Live music is featured some nights and there is always a game to watch on each of their 3 TVs. Located 100 meters from the beach across from Witch’s Rock Surf Camp.
Hours Monday‐Friday and Sunday 11am‐10pm
Bamboo Sushi Club
A lush garden is the backdrop for an intimate dining setting just twenty meters from the Diria Hotel. The Sushi rolls are fresh and delicious and the 2 for 1 Mojito cocktails are hard to resist. Located 20 meters after Diria Hotel on the main street.
Hours 10am‐10pm Daily
Dragonfly Bar & Grill
Serving up traditional Costa Rican food with an international twist, Dragonfly will delight you with the variety of dishes they offer. Guests can expect locally caught fish, quality meats and fresh produce.
Directions: From the Diria hotel, continue into the center and take your first left up the paved road. When you reach the fork in the road, next to the tall white building (Pacific Park), bear left up the hill. Very quickly you will come the first left with a sign for Dragonfly on the corner. Go up this road past the first rancho, around the bend and it is located on the right before the mini golf.
Hours Monday‐Saturday 6pm‐9:30pm
On the south side of Tamarindo Circle, you’ll find Nogui’s directly on the beach.
They serve local Costa Rican cuisine from 6 am to 10 pm every day. For dinner, choose a table in the sand and watch the sunset from one of the best locations in Tamarindo (bug spray provided if you forget yours). If you have a sweet tooth you must try the pies: coconut cream, banana cream, pineapple cream and more. Located at 155 Tamarindo.
Hours 6am‐10pm Daily
Nibbana Beach Bar & Restaurant
Flavors unite from all corners of the world at Nibbana. French and Latin influences, along with a taste of Key West and Chicago, compliment each dish. Enjoy the sunset from any table in the restaurant.
Located just 100 meters south of the Diria Hotel, behind the Coastal Estates Real Estate Office in Tamarindo.
Hours 11am‐11pm Daily
If you don’t mind venturing south of Tamarindo you will be rewarded with Lola’s fresh seafood entrees. It can be found right on Avellanas each, arguably one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, just a short drive from Costa Rica/Tamarindo town center.
Also it is located within walking distance. Closed Mondays, cash only.
Hours 8am‐6pm Tuesday‐Sunday
Carlos & Carlos Tamarindo
Reviews rave about how fresh and flavorful the food is. Carlos & Carlos presents Northern Italian cuisine with French influences.
They offer an impressive list of Italian, French, and Spanish wines which may be a refreshing change from the Chilean and Argentinean wines offered in other restaurants. Located 25 meters from Super 2001 on the road to Langosta. By reservation only.
Hours Noon‐10pm Daily *confirm hours of operation for Tamarindo Restaurants upon arrival to Costa Rica as changes may have occurred in hours or location.