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Wild Panda

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Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica | Frente al Bac San J ose, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
09:00 - 02:00
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Mississauga, Canada
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good drinks on a busy street off the beach. I saw the food and it looked good and I was told it is good, but only had drinks.

Thank Leah S
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this place is in a small outdoor food court, off the beach and is a bit more reasonably priced. The food was very good - me and my husband had sea bass and my daughter had a tune steak - all delicious! They also offer 2 for 1 cocktails, and had no problem sending my teetotal husband across the food... More 

Thank Hilary M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I will be honest, we were lured in by the “2 for 1” drink specials and only had drinks. But we were pleasantly surprised by how refreshing and tasty they were. I can only Highly recommended for the value.

Thank burkecath
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bang for the buck! Get the Traditional Costa Rican Lunch with fish (garlic sauce- grilled). You won't be sorry. Plus, for all you lushes out there...they have a 2 for 1 all day happy hour on select coconutty drinky drinks.

Thank DanKrug
Oshawa, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

French toast is excellent ... eggs with bacon also good. Coffee and juice are available ... has WiFi as well.

Thank Che L
Calgary, Canada
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food court atmosphere but serves up great ceviche and other cheap eats. Along with 2 for 1 drinks makes for an inexpensive evening.

Thank JohnnyCanuk12
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came and ordered two mimosas, a group of 3 girls the same race as the bartender was sitting next to us (the girls were not Costa Rican or Ticos if you will)...after our order, they ordered two more of their drinks And the bartender made their two more drinks while taking his very sweet time to... More 

Thank Sepideh S
Berkeley, California
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wild Panda is in a food court, downtown Tamarindo. Cheaper than the beach restaurants (2 minutes away), a local recommended Wild Panda as a place to get food that isn't the ubiquitous burgers, pizza and tacos. The Tamarindo Special served up fried fish, beans, rice, plantains and salad for $6. A cold beer cost $2.50. Dining is outside. Bonus: the... More 

Thank Dave M
Kabul, Afghanistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for drinks before dinner. I had the pina colada. To my surprise it was 2 for 1. Which was good because they were $6. It was great though. There were always lots of people there and we asked how the food was. Everyone said the food was great.

Thank Christy_ve
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So refreshing and light, just what you need in the heat. We also had the spicy shrimp,with vegetables and rice, my,husband and I share the plate and there was plenty for both. Shrimp was cooked to perfection, not too spicy but enough to feel the heat. Vegetables were also cooked to perfection.this is a popular spot and talking to local... More 

Thank Terri W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamarindo, Costa Rica | Frente al Bac San J ose, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
Wild Panda is located in Tamarindo downtown.We offer the best tropical smoothies and unique cocktail recipes with FRESH FRUIT ALWAYS!!Delicious healthy food. The best green salads, restorative smoothies, pitas, paninis, burritos.All vegetarian, organic. Vegan and gluten free options .Wi fi zone100% natural.100% LOVE ♥ in your meal

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