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Tamarindo 152 | Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0032
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Midland, Michigan
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124 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a wonderful evening at this outdoor beachfront restaurant just after sunset. Food was good. Wine was good. Around 8pm a local band began to play and even though we'd had our coffees, we decided to stay and order another drink to keep soaking up the atmosphere - that alone made this evening one of the most enjoyable for us.

Thank AFM33
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice patio dining with a view of Tamarindo beach and the boats. Very limited lunch menu so I just chose the grilled chicken but it was very dry and tough, nearly inedible. I have yet to have chicken here in Costa Rica that was anything less than moist and delicious and I have been here for over 5 years but... More 

Thank kcctraveler
Grand Junction, Colorado
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful menu and service was very good. Prices are very reasonable. Will for sure go back when we are in Tamarindo again.

Thank Luxurybroker7
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is practically on the beach! it is an open air place which is part of the Tamarindo Diria Resort. it's very romantic and overlooks the ocean. Quiet and the service is very good. Although the menu is limited, what we had was delicious - and served with a smile.

Thank Evana F. N
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though this is a hotel restaurant, part of Hotel Tamarindo Daria, it's still really good and the sunset view is remarkable. Come at 4:30 for Happy Hour, grab a table, and enjoy two-for-one drinks until 6:00.

Thank wakkodog
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great seafood - try the fresh caught Sea Bass. Wonderful drink and great ambience. while you are right on the beach, the wall provides enough buffer to make you feel like you are in your own oasis.

Thank Anita W
Brooksville, Florida
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189 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was excited to see Osso Bucco on the menu as it's one of my favorite meat dishes. However, it was so tough I could not cut the meat even with a knife. Instead of falling off the bone, as I am used to, it would have had to be chewed off the bone, if you could. Menu said served with... More 

Thank Brooksville01
Guelph, Canada
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent our anniversary evening in the patio area restaurant at the Daria hotel. The food was well presented, playing was lovely and all 4 of us enjoyed our appetizers. The main courses again plated well and served well. The food was good, although not the best that we have had. The highlight was a piece of cake presented with... More 

Thank Joan I
Lake Forest, Il
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Literally a foot from the beach with incredible views of the sunset and great food. I had the fresh fish which was caught that morning!!!

Thank judd s
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We sat behind a low brick wall right next to the beach - so an amazing view. Had lunch and watched the people on the beach. We had american and costa rican food. Drinks were good but too much ice. Food was kind of pricey but for the location it can be expected.

Thank lcstine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Seafood, International, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamarindo 152 | Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0032
This showpiece restaurant is the only fine dining establishment in Tamarindo located right on the beach. Enjoy lobster, steaks, seafood and a variety of international cuisine under the shade of a huge Matapalo tree, as the sunlight and moonlight are filtered between its leaves. Watch the breaking waves or listen to the gentle breeze while partaking in lunch or dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?