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Beach Dog Cafe

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Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love stopping by for a smoothie after my run. I am sure to return around 11:00 am for a banana chocolate chip muffin. Love their fish tacos and the fact it is so close to the beach. I can beat the beach and just walk over and have A shade and food break.

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Thank Monica O
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Coffee is perfect. Food is perfect. Staff is perfect. This funky friendly little cafe was our first stop and it will be our *daily stop.

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Thank laurawatts55
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great evening vibe! Small, intimate, festive, with high quality live music & super friendly wait staff. We quickly became obsessed with the picklemole -a must have app when in Nosara!

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Thank Lbeantown
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened across Beach Dog on our way to the beach, and ate there several times during our trip. Casual beach dive with excellent food. Loved everything we tried, including the Picklemole (just try it, it's awesome) and shrimp that were coated in quinoa and deep fried with a yummy sauce, and a mango jalapeno margarita that will knock your... More 

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Thank Lizzy_Was_Here
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great variety of food from brunch to salad to sandwiches to burritos to dessert! Service was good and food was tasty on both occasions we had lunch here. Would recommend!

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Thank Christina B
Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a casual but tasty meal this is your spot. Easy access, good food and live music. Vibrant energy with great staff. Informal but fun. Its also reasonably priced. Good for families, couples and/or friends.

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Thank Amaya M
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good and the price is okay compared to the other places in the area. Service is okay. They may have a larger than average markup when converting colones to USdollars, so avoid the issue by paying in colones. The Wifi is great (compared to so many other places in the area).

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Thank RichGfromSF
California
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good, service....OK, but the prices are a shocker. Clearly too many easy going tourists willing to fork over US prices for beach food and average coffee. Keep searching if you want to find more value for your $$ /Colones

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Thank SkiSurfer
Herradura, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not one time but twice i came to eat here with my family and both times the waiter forgot my order. The food is ok but the service can improve big time.

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Thank Engelberth V
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with the whole family for a quick lunch before our surf lesson and we were not disappointed! Definitely feels like a cool surfer shack and the atmosphere is really nice. Food is also great as we tried dips, quesadillas and salads, with a great value. Only miss is the service, just average, and the time it took to... More 

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Thank laurentny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
Description
Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to be on Tripadvisor. Breakfast/lunch - open to 3.

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