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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Very nice place for great sunset dinner, but also opens for lunch. Located in Playa Flamingo. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bar
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“Along with lunch and dinner, Zi lounge features the longest happy hour in town, as well as multiple flat screens to watch all your favorite sporting events. Zi Lounge provides live music weekly in addition to featuring Coco’s top DJ’s nightly. Zi lounge is known for it’s over the top theme parties and events, from the incredible 4th of July fireworks show, to our unforgettable Super Bowl parties, Zi Lounge does it all. With the VIP Lounge, Zi can also help plan your next event, whether it is a birthday party, bachelor/bachelorette or your own private event, Zi Lounge can assist.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“ Most popular sports bar in town, Catch your favorite sporting event, nightlife/Club after 10PM ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Karaoke Bar
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“Best Sportsbar in Surfside, good food, a great variety of drinks and life entertainment every night. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
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“The place for steak in town. Argentinian grill with great meat and sides. Skip the fish. MAKE A RESERVATION ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Beach-front restaurant, perfect for sunset time. Reservations are highly recommended, you can call or contact them on FB messenger.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Great local food, first Costa Rican owned restaurant in Guanacaste. On the beach!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Within walking distance, a fun place to eat and a menu that includes Cajun crusted fresh catch and coconut buffalo wings. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Another of my favourite places, a foodie friend from NY once told me. “ for someone who rates restaurants by their atmosphere “ I love this place. Closed on Mondays ”
  • 44 locals recommend
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“The beast nearest bar, 15 min walking distance, amazing sun set view, you can have lunch or dinner too Don't forget the wednesday Ladies night party”
  • 24 locals recommend
Burrito Place
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“Great for breakfast and lunch; right on the Surfside entertainment strip, opposite La Perla.”
  • 22 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“upscale cuisine, 5 star location of beach & view of sunset and very upscale atmosphere with a beautiful crowd makes up for the pricey menu compared to the rest of tamarindo town. often used as wedding reception venue.”
  • 34 locals recommend
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“This is definitely worth the drive!!! Or if you are heading to Flamingo or Brasilito. Dan and Natalia have a wonderful little gem. Fantastic food and service. My favourite is breakfast, and lunch! Must try the coffee !!!! Buy a bag, delicious! Say hi to Dan and Natasha! They are incredible restauranteurs, and lovely humans!!”
  • 23 locals recommend
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“Incredible menu featuring a variety of entrees such as steak, Mediterranean tuna, country fried steak, burgers, sandwiches, BBQ ribs, salads and more. Full bar and live music some nights. Chef-owner Harlan always takes the time to visit with guests, too! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Beautiful view. clean water. Sometimes the catamaran has a tour with live music.”
  • 14 locals recommend
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“Angelina’s is hands down the best steak and seafood restaurant in town. All steaks have been aged in their aging room with imported Himalayan salt. The chef selects the catch of the day right off the boat. Native fruits, vegetables, and spices are flavorfully infused for a tropical twist on familiar favorites. Top off your dining experience with one of theri full-bodied wines, craft beers, or top-shelf cocktails...just remember to save room for desert! Cuisine: Fine Dining, Steak, Seafood, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options. ”
  • 14 locals recommend