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Rancho Tico

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, ,
Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0006
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“casado” (18 reviews)
“ceviche” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed the food, the service, and the comfortable atmosphere at Rancho Tico many times. The food is consistently good. There can be kids playing in the play area but this is a family restaurant and kids are always welcome and fun to watch....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jill6843
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The pizzas are wonderful, the garlic shrimp dish is the best shrimp in town. The atmosphere is relaxing and family like.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

.Nice environment. The restaurant is well furnished with lots of space. Good, typical "Tico" food from a well balanced menu, fresh and nicely composed. Most of the staff is bilingual, very friendly and give an excellent service! I really would recommend this place for a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Hans N
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We went to the Rancho Tico on the recommendation of another couple staying at our condo complex. It is a real local place, a bit dark, but large inside. The night we went, there was a large group of four couples with 17 kids among...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank suematt70
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I ate garlic shrimp. They were a bit overcooked for my taste, but still tasty. It was served with rice and fresh cooked vegetables: a nice assortment. Others ate steak was excellent. Another had a personal size pizza which was still large enough to share....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank contradancer
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We went here with a local family and had a great meal with delicious casados and ceviche A few good cocktails and beer Highlight was the tico band rocking away in the rancho Local crowd having fun I wish I was a better dancer

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Brooks H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Their seafood is always fresh and can be served with one of their delicious sauces. I don't know what they put in the vegetables but they are so good I eat every last one.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank CathyTheCostaRicaPro
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We were given this place as a true Costa Rican style restaurant with large portions. It was worth the gold cart ride on pothole riddled muddy roads typical of area Thai time of year. The menu was primarily in Spanish but with some English. We...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank pnatalie2
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Great local food, old fashioned but traditional surroundings. Varied menu tasty food.friendly service from local staff.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Colin O
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A lot of food. Not well prepared. The rice was hard not cooked. The drinks were good. Welcoming and friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank EbonyWhite
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Hello Leo, I just found this site on the Internet. Your bank will not accept the wire because it doesn't have your cedula. We don't have cedulas here so the bank didn't ask for it. I guess your bank tried to accept the money on Tuesday, contacted my bank on Wed about needing the cedula and my bank left me a voicemail at the end of the day Wednesday. Thursday was Thanksgiving and all banks closed so I could do nothing. So this morning I had to go to the Emergency Clinic here because I have 3different bacterial infections and I can't get out of bed on my own. everything started about a week before I left Nosara and now it's a pretty serious bacterial infection throughout my body. I am so, so, so sorry Leo but I just woke up- I am very weak- and I will email the bank with your correct cedula when you send it to me. This website does not allow me to type in an email address. So please call my phone for one minute and just leave your cedula on my voicemail, ok, my friend? I'll share it with the bank and you will finally be paid by Monday afternoon or Tuesday. I really wish you had your money, my friend. This has put you in a terrible position with workers and I had deposited your money at 130 last Friday. I would never cheat you for a minute-I hope you believe that, my friend- and now I am very embarrassed about this. It is so wrong... Please accept my apologies, Leo. Thank you, Monica
28 November 2015|
Response from hideaway597 | Property representative |
Hello Monica, thank you for the note. I will relay the information to Leo and have him contact you. Thanks Again :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0006
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