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La Palapa

Tamarindo main street | Main Street of Tamarindo, 20m Before the Circle, Beach Side, Tamarindo 24600, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0362
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (85 reviews)
“lobster” (72 reviews)
“red snapper” (53 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Tamarindo main street | Main Street of Tamarindo, 20m Before the Circle, Beach Side, Tamarindo 24600, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 814 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here after a booze cruise at the recommendation of one of the locals and it was great! The atmosphere was very laid back with live music. The food was incredible as well.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome food, table right on the beach. Jimmy our waiter was a hoot. Would have gone back but ran out of time.

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and friendly staff! Their tuna steak is delicious! The red snapper is HUGE and definitely a meal you can share.

Thank Sheila719
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The blackened tuna and their ceviche is amazing. So fresh! We have been here 3 weeks and order crevice most places we go. Theirs is the best!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Our driver recommended this location and so glad he did. Our table was right on Tamarindo beach in the sand. We ordered the seafood platter that came with lobster, red snapper, grilled squid/shrimp, mussels, tuna, mahi-mahi and then fried prawn and marinated shrimp. It was...More

Thank Maelee D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Walking down the beach, we saw a place on the beach and under the palms. Table in the sand, I expected standard beach food. Wrong. The special was sold to us by Edgar, lobster and tuna with mashed potatoes and vegetables. My fiancée had the...More

Thank Raskalnikoff
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I will not tell a lot about the food, its maybe ok.. the thing is that prices are sky high and not in line with the country as such. You can pay 10 dollar for a beer..!! And then pay in dollar and get cheated...More

Thank Niels Peter P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went to La Palapa last week. First thing we did was to order craft beer. The server said they had this local craft beer called Double X which was made in Costa Rica. We asked him "are you talking about XX Lager, the Mexican...More

Thank Mayra05
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This people just charged me almost $50 for a nasty cheeseburger and a little rice and beans a 4oz beef with a bunch of flys around you, ask for the prices on Dllrs before you order.

Thank mcribas2014
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful way to spend an evening! Eating on the beach under a canopy as the rain softly fell made for a special family dinner. Our group of five ordered a mixed seafood grill entree served in a giant wooden bowl that, combined with...More

1  Thank knickles
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Lola C
16 February 2017|
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You don't have to have reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$60
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamarindo main street | Main Street of Tamarindo, 20m Before the Circle, Beach Side, Tamarindo 24600, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0362
  • E-mail
Description
"Come and do us the honor to be part of our family.Enjoy a nice and a frendly relaxing experiance in harmony with our natural environment in front of the sea as much as possible..."LA PALAPA
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