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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” (87 reviews)
“lobster” (76 reviews)
“red snapper” (58 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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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 873 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Heard about the Ceviche from a Canadian couple we made friends with at the Occidental Tamarindo Resort. Went to the restaurant and they had a two for one drink special for happy hour. We ordered the Ceviche as a snack and was pleasantly surprised with...More

Thank Delashmutt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great atmosphere, super friendly staff, all day happy hour (2 for 1 drinks). Dishes are good size for sharing. Stayed in Playa Grande so was about a 20 minute walk down a beautiful beach.

Thank kermark2011
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch - the special was a whole snapper for two cooked on the grill and fried. Probably the best snapper I've ever had. We both left full - and want to go back to have this dish again...More

Thank Eselkay
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is simply amazing, we arrived there and just the view was lovely,the plate I eat was scampy,you can see on the menu, coming with mahi mahi and shrimps delicious 😋; the waiter ( pupi) was always super attentive, fun and nice with us,...More

Thank Tamarindo Surf ... T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had fish & chips several times during the month of Jan. Consistently good each time. Brought different people with us, everyone enjoyed it! Great staff, Pat the owner a lovely lady to chat with & they provide great entertainment several times @ week! Great drinks...More

Thank gadgetgirlOntario
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La palapa is the perfect place to go for an amazing dinner while enjoying the beautiful sunset on playa tamarindo! Recommend and will be returning! :-)

Thank Anick L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner out on the beach. The food was good. The service was great too. A little entertainment with fire added a little fun to the mix.

Thank Wschlaf
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I found the food so delicious we ate here twice. We made sure to get here for sunset and sat down by the beach, As we discovered in Costa Rica seafood is plentiful so you will get big portions. Blackened Tuna steak...More

Thank Leo T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to dine and have drinks. Pricey though. Great place for pics of the sunset!!It's on the beach in the sand. Great Ceasar salad!!

Thank CindyW799
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always have to visit La Palapa the first day we arrive. The La Palapa Ceviche is the best around and the location and staff are amazing. We will keep returning BUT there have been many many times that we wished they had a lunch...More

Thank Jenncarv1031
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Lola C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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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