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| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9097
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (82 reviews)
“ceviche” (93 reviews)
“pizza” (85 reviews)
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Bar, Latin, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Off the beaten path! Great place. Friendly people! Nice drinks. Didn't have any food but everyone says its good.

Thank shivers492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. Fun to watch the surfers, even took a surf lesson with Mauricio Ortega with Avellanas Surf School. Great atmosphere and food. Nice, clean bathrooms. Perfect set up for spending a few hours or entire day at the beach. Owner was very nice and...More

Thank amylynnmeek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to Lola’s from the JW Marriott, about a 15-20 minute walk on the beach. Sat under lots of shade trees and got to see Lola the pig- that’s one BIG pig. Great mojitos and the ceviche is awesome. Very laid back and casual...More

Thank JWFan515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in front of the beach , offers drinks and food . The staff is friendly and is a nice place to hang !

Thank Vanessa t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying a week in Tamarindo, my husband and I heard from a local surf instructor that it was worth the drive to visit Lola's, and he was right. It's a cute beach front place, open for lunch, with lots of tables under the trees,...More

Thank 425Mom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved meeting Lolita and her owner! This place is gorgeous, had yummy nachos & an awesome pineapple mojito!!!!

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It may be a little hard to find Lolas but you'll be glad you did! We had the most delicious mahi-mahi tacos and fish with chips. Christian, our waiter gave us exceptional customer service. He made us feel like we were his only guest even...More

Thank luckygrl2016
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Lola's is the only restaurant in the vicinity of Playa Avellanas, but it is a great oasis with good food, good service and clean restrooms. The Avellanas Surf School meets here in a popup canopy at the corner closest the beach and parking lot.

Thank mdcarlson
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We live down the road from Lola's and have been there many times. One of our favorite spots for food, beer, sunsets and great company.

Thank nicolelunstrum
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

"Find your own beach"... well, Playa Avellanas is it. This amazing surfers paradise is well outfitted with drinks and food galore. Lola's provided amazing drinks and food after a long day in the water. The poke was to die for and the tuna sandwiches were...More

Thank Daniel R
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Danielle D
4 October 2017|
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3 April 2017|
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Response from greatfoodandtravel | Property representative |
Hi! They are Christi and Donatus, and you can reach them by sending a message directly via TripAdvisor or finding Lola's on Facebook. It is not allowed to give an email address in this forum.
Lindsay M
27 March 2017|
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Response from ptdrcd | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they take American Express, but they do take other credit cards. And yes, the Lola was within arms length to pet:)
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Playa Avellanas
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9097
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Long loved by locals, the secret is out on Lola's fantastic staff serving top-notch organic fare in a beautiful open-air beachfront setting. Gorgeous homemade wooden tables and chairs are set at water's edge under the shade of palm trees and umbrellas. Fresh seared tuna, big healthy salads, Dutch fries, pizzas and all new tacos are the favorites, alongside fruit smoothies, delicious sandwiches and fish & chips! Banana bread, coffee & smoothies starting at 8 a.M. Full menu from 11 a.M. To 5 p.M. Bar open to sunset. Closed Mondays. Cash, Visa & MasterCard.
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