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Beach Dog Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, Seafood
Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 1293
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mango chicken” (8 reviews)
“fish tacos” (49 reviews)
“quesadilla” (19 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed by beach dog cafe. Staff were awesome! My vegan corn dog blew my hat off and the pancakes with real banana slices in them were perfect. Thanks again guys I will be back!

Thank lucasi25
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This place is by far the best spot in Nosara. First of all, the location is amazing (2-minute walk from the beach). The staff is super friendly and fun, always greeting you with a smile and a chat. The food is DELICIOUS. So many yummy...More

Thank Ally R
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Service was good. The bill was higher than expected. The waitress said i looked at the locals menu prices? Didn't think so but paid the tab. Didn't go back.

Thank PeteyBrowne
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The beach dog is always really good. I was there last Thursday (8/30/18) and had a burrito and an oscuro y tormenta (dark and stormy) drink. Both were excellent. The wait staff is always super friendly and efficient. You do have to pay in cash,...More

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 5 September 2018

After hours of sun and beach you are going to be hungry. Really hungry. Not much around in Nosara so this place becomes a regular spot. The fish is delicious! It's a bit pricey, but the portions are generous and the quality is wayyy beyond...More

Thank dogmakes3
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My family of 5 is partly made up of vegetarians and the Beach Dog had an amazing menu that clearly caters to the vegetarian eater. My family I am frequented the Beach Dog over the 2 weeks we spent in Nosara. The staff is friendly...More

Thank kirajames
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I went to eat at this place last night, the food and server were both very good. Today, I went back because I had a question/needed help with something and the manager/owner was quite dismissive and borderline rude. This is enough for me to write...More

1  Thank Tish C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I ordered a burger but it turned out to be a vegan burger. No matter - the live band was loads of fun!

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Never had to take so long deciding what to get at a restaurant and was not dissapointed. Food was soo good, so much flavour and the staff were super nice. Have to try the vegan cashew cheese and pesto coconut tofu tacos!

Thank Hannaya W
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We come to Nosara several times each year. We never leave without having at least one dinner, lunch and breakfast. Definitely my kids favorite place to eat and one of the only restaurants in town with a true kids menu. Lots of options here and...More

Thank Houstonlaw22
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Response from Spaldini | Reviewed this property |
The owner does his own thing. He doesn’t care to lose you as a customer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 1293
Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to be on Tripadvisor. Breakfast/lunch - open to 3.
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