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Dragonfly Bar & Grill

Behind Hotel Pasatiempo 100m | Behind Hotel Pasatiempo 100m, Just Past Pizzaria la Baula, just Before Bolas Locas Mini Golf, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1506
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
International, Grill, Fusion, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Behind Hotel Pasatiempo 100m | Behind Hotel Pasatiempo 100m, Just Past Pizzaria la Baula, just Before Bolas Locas Mini Golf, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 984 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Made the mistake of trying to go for lunch after hearing positive things from locals. They aren't open for lunch, our bad for not checking. So, we tried to go back on a Tuesday night for dinner and they weren't open even though their hours...More

Thank Jared H
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We regret that you were not able to experience Dragonfly and give it a proper review. For this green season, we are closed two Tuesdays a month, and we do have it properly advertised on our website, as well as in a local paper, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so happy with our meal we ate there twice in 2 nights. The tuna was fantastic and the churro ice cream divine. Service was friendly, the vibe was great and the cocktails delicious. Highly recommend as best restaurant in Tamarindo.

Thank PoliteJack
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed both your experiences at the Dragonfly and that you highlighted your enjoyment of your meals and drinks, service, and atmosphere. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great restaurant tucked away hidden from the main eateries. Service was excellent. Drinks were really good Food was generous and extremely well prepared. The kitchen cooked the rare meat to perfection. Dishes ordered: whole red snapper - was good but lacked a few vegies...More

Thank UnderwaterEdd
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you kindly for sharing your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted a local place to eat and this fit the bill. The Thai beef is awesome. The wait staff is a little odd and our server, after taking out order, grabbed her bag and walked out the front door leaving us a little confused...More

Thank Susan B
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review. We regret that there was some confusion in regard to your service, yet we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience overall. We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here one evening, and it was the best meal we had in Tamarindo. We all ordered seafood, and it was fresh and delicious, perfectly cooked and seasoned. I had the red curry with shrimp, and it was full of really fresh and...More

Thank Molly R
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly and we sincerely appreciate your feedback and recommendation!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last evening, my family and I were planning to visit Patagonia Argentinian grill but unfortunately, it was full by the time we got there so our alternative was to go to Dragonfly bar & grill. What a great choice! My dad chose the tuna steak...More

Thank Renaud J
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are thrilled to hear the details of your experience and are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves! We sincerely appreciate your feedback and hope to serve you again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner on Saturday night - we were very excited about the live music. The music was awesome - Spanish guitar and flamenco with a twist, so good! The restaurant was very lively - perfect for a Saturday night! The...More

1  Thank Rosita R
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for sharing your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service, and that you appreciated the live music as well!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner and had a fantastic meal. We had a recommended wine by our server, it was excellent. Our starters, sushi roll and the tuna, had wonderful full flavours. Our mains, seafood linguini and Red Snapper, perfect cook on the fish...More

Thank ElaineMLHJ
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience, including wine recommendation, food, service and atmosphere. We sincerely appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first stopped by Dragonfly for late night cocktails - sat at the bar and while the dinner guests cleared out, we stayed with no issue. Came back two nights later for an amazing dinner. 12 of us were seated quickly and kids were served...More

1  Thank Kristine J
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly! We appreciate your feedback and hope to serve you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this restaurant to be amazing. The food we ate was spectacular (went with local seafood plates) and it was so good, very tasy and quite a good size. Its more of a fancy dinner though the place has a very nice casual vibe....More

1  Thank Melissa R
dani-kris_dragonfly, Owner at Dragonfly Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Dragonfly! We sincerely appreciate your detailed feedback!

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Questions & Answers
lkholloway
18 January 2018|
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Response from Jojo170227 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure where your resort is. But this restaurant is just off the Main Street!
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Brandt L
25 December 2017|
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Response from dani-kris_dragonfly | Property representative |
Yes, we will be open our regular hours 5:30 - 10:00pm, please let us know if you would like to book a reservation, thank you.
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Robert R
23 August 2016|
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Response from dani-kris_dragonfly | Property representative |
Hi there, it is approximately a 1h15 minutes drive from the Secrets Papagayo Hotel to Tamarindo. We hope you can join us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Hotel Pasatiempo 100m | Behind Hotel Pasatiempo 100m, Just Past Pizzaria la Baula, just Before Bolas Locas Mini Golf, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 1506
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Dragonfly Bar & Grill, a Tamarindo institution since its opening in January 2005. Highly touted as one of the best dining establishments in the bustling tourist town of Tamarindo, Costa Rica, Dragonfly consistently delivers exceptional cuisine, fantastic wines, cocktails and craft beers with gracious and knowledgeable service. Sourcing fresh local ingredients and seasonally adapting our menu options, Dragonfly Bar & Grill offers creative culinary cuisine and exceptional value in a charming and romantic atmosphere. Tucked away a short stroll from the town center, we are able to create a unique ambiance for our guests and are thrilled to share with them our little piece of paradise! We do not have an actual street address - We are a short stroll for the town center on Corona Street, after Pizzeria La Baula and just before Bolas Locas Mini Golf, behind Hotel Pasatiempo.
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