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Taco Tico

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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Central American, South American, Costa Rican
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In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
+506 2682 0574
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Airdrie, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We had two beef hard tacos which were average and nothing to rave about. We also had the combo plater. It was tasty but we felt it was very over-priced for what we received.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Simple and nicely priced, I had the three soft tacos with pork. Served with guacamole and good salsas, they were delicious and filling. I'd go back for sure.

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Bonnyville, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

I went there for lunch and ate the Tamagringo Chicken Tacos I believe. It had a hard shell covered in a soft one with beans in the middle. Anyway, HIGHLY recommend them. There was so much food! And very tasty. I want one just thinking about it. :)

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Thank Krista B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

A great spot to a quick and delicious bite. Situated in a small food court where there is something for everyone.

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Boston
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

I guess by now after paying for $6 for a plain bagel in Liberia airport (Just because they can doesn't mean they should! and without getting too serious, how does it work when everything is very expensive yet the average salary is $3/hr), paying $6 for 2 small soft tacos for dinner and left hungry was not satisfying. We liked... More 

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Thank coboston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

was surprised how good they were for the price and they came really fast. highly recommend. had the steak and the hot sauce they have to put on is really good too.

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

I met the owner Doug, who explained to me because of the small kitchen space, everything is cooked fresh 3 times a day. This is obvious from the taste of the food. A little space with a great value for good food at a great price. I eat here several times a week.

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Thank jack d
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

I had the veggie tacos and they were amazing! My friends had quesadillas or nachos and were also very satisfied! They come to your table to serve you and bring everything you could need! The people running the joint were very friendly as well!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We went to Taco Tico yesterday and had 3 tacos menu with carne de vaca. Everything was fine until the midnight. Then the terrible diarrhea and vomiting started until the early morning. We had a plan to move to Manuel Antonio but we had to cancel it. We were so weak and exhausred and we had to rehydrate ourself. I... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I had a chicken burrito to go. It was a Sunday and slow with not a lot of take out options late in the day so I figured why not. Well..... When I took a bite I could not taste any chicken. Thinking there had been a mistake I opened the burrito to find tiny pieces of chicken sprinkled on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Central American, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0574

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