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Cactus Restaurant

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Carretera Playa Avellanas, Pinilla, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2215 3899
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“casado” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“watermelon” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Carretera Playa Avellanas, Pinilla, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really loved everything about this place. Ambiance, food, owner and decor. Out in the middle of no where you will find this cute bright place on a hill. We went for breakfast which can be served all day. I ordered things not on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joancr
Reviewed 2 days ago

After our motorbikebike stopped working on our way home from Avellanas, we asked the owner if we could leave at his place and come back the next day and the owner said no problem! We then ordered food and drinks, I had the veggie burger...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Isabella C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Albin and his crew are amazing! We stopped for breakfast and dinner and our meals were all fantastic. Fresh ingredients and interesting dishes as well as tasty cocktails. All very reasonably priced. You can’t go wrong stopping at Cactus!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kkrugs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and reasonably priced! Such a welcome change from over priced and gross hotel food! This place serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and the owner and staff are so warm and wonderful. For breakfast, we loved the Costa Rican traditional scrambled eggs, bacon, rice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Octobertraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guys, if you're ever in tamarindo, you gotta come to Cactus. Heck, even of you aren't, make the drive. This place os AWESOME! Everyone here is incredibly nice and the food is ao delicious. I wasn't sure what to get for food so Albin made...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seamonster21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best burrito I had so far in Costa Rica, very good coffee and the service is great too. The price is very reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alexandrecG9896YV
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear alexandrecG9896YV, pura vida mi amigo. I feel very happy that you liked the food here at the Cactus. I always cook with many love for the guests feeling happy. Thank you for the very good review and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place after reading the reviews and weren't disappointed! The food is yummy, the iced coffee was lovely, it came with a metal straw which is fantastic! The service is great and so is the atmosphere. We loved it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GiovanaP_13
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear GiovanaP_13, Thank you for your great feedback. We were very happy to welcome you to our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The people at Cactus are so nice and welcoming! We’ve gone two days in a row for breakfast and the food is so delicious. Albin is so accommodating and he makes the smoothies and Bloody Mary’s! We will be back many times before our trip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nicolemcop
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nicolemcop, Thank you for your great feedback. We are always very happy to welcome you with your family and friends to our restaurant. We are very happy that we have such great guests as you in our restaurant.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want a true Costa Rica experience? We have stayed in Hacienda Pinilla several times and have always had a tough time finding restaurants (other than Lola's, which closes early) close to the resort. This restaurant is doing everything right. The owner (Albin) is fulfilling his...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank setha166
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear setha166, Thank you for your detailed recommendation. It makes us happy and a little bit proud that you liked it so much in our restaurant. We are always happy to welcome you to the Cactus. Pura Vida.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

We passed Cactus at the right time, we were passing through running errands and were starving, so we pulled in. We had a delicious lunch - we chose the typical Costa Rican casados with fish and chicken, but they have a menu with a huge...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stephanie M
akirue, Manager at Cactus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Stephanie M, thank you very much for your very nice review. We are very happy, that you liked our food and our Cactus restaurant. Hope to see again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 8
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Playa Avellanas, Pinilla, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Pinilla
  • Phone Number: +506 2215 3899
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Description
The Cactus Restaurant is located in Pinillia just off the road to Playa Avellanas. There are regional cuisines such as Casado and Tayuya, as well as burgers, pizzas and nachos. In addition, fresh juices, cappuccino and cold beer.
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