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“Great Ceviche!”
Review of Shrimp Hole

Shrimp Hole
Ranked #8 of 228 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 13
Cuisines: Seafood, International
Description: The Shrimp Hole - small and casual restaurant with a sunny deck, situated only a short walk from the beautiful beach of Tamarindo in Costa Rica and on the way to Langosta. Established in 2014 by a young, food loving couple, who grew up in Europe and travelled the world before opening their dream restaurant in Tamarindo. This tiny, tropical, thirteen seater, 'hole in the wall' restaurant, beneath an yang yang tree serves a simple but mouth watering menu: Only the freshest, sustainably farmed Costa Rican shrimp, sourced directly from fish markets in Puntarenas, served in delicious, handcrafted sauces that are made fresh, from scratch, every day. We also have a delicious Bahn Mi Sandwich as our famous Lunch Special. We serve our juicy shrimps with steamed rice and a selection of fresh salads. You can also enjoy a variety of home made lemonades. ... It's the ideal after surf spot to kick back and relax after catching a few of Tamarindo's famous waves. You can grab your food to go and stroll down to the beach to watch the waves or sit on our sunny deck, watch the world go by, and experience the best outdoor seafood dining in the relaxed atmosphere of Tamarindo. We make every effort to be as sustainable as possible, using only the best, locally sourced Costa Rican ingredients in our kitchen.
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Description: The Shrimp Hole - small and casual restaurant with a sunny deck, situated only a short walk from the beautiful beach of Tamarindo in Costa Rica and on the way to Langosta. Established in 2014 by a young, food loving couple, who grew up in Europe and travelled the world before opening their dream restaurant in Tamarindo. This tiny, tropical, thirteen seater, 'hole in the wall' restaurant, beneath an yang yang tree serves a simple but mouth watering menu: Only the freshest, sustainably farmed Costa Rican shrimp, sourced directly from fish markets in Puntarenas, served in delicious, handcrafted sauces that are made fresh, from scratch, every day. We also have a delicious Bahn Mi Sandwich as our famous Lunch Special. We serve our juicy shrimps with steamed rice and a selection of fresh salads. You can also enjoy a variety of home made lemonades. ... It's the ideal after surf spot to kick back and relax after catching a few of Tamarindo's famous waves. You can grab your food to go and stroll down to the beach to watch the waves or sit on our sunny deck, watch the world go by, and experience the best outdoor seafood dining in the relaxed atmosphere of Tamarindo. We make every effort to be as sustainable as possible, using only the best, locally sourced Costa Rican ingredients in our kitchen.
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best Ceviches I had in Costa Rica - and I always order ceviche. Worth seeking out! It's a small little one woman shop of the type mostly gone from North America.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were on our way to the book store that is close by to buy some stamps for post cards, the store was closed for an hour so we were walking around and came across the Shrimp Hole. We decided to give it a try and was some of the best food we have eaten! Wish we would have found it earlier during our vacation so we could have tried more of their menu items!!!!!!!!!!

Thank MotelEly
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

It's a little shack with a few tables and it is absolutely delicious! The garlic on the shrimp is so, so good. We were in Tamarindo and ate at most restaurants while there, this was one of my favorite. If we hadn't tried it on our last day, I think I would've eaten there every day!

Thank Pawji
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were in the mood for a light dinner bite so we stopped up and ordered the traditional to share. It was a great treat. Shrimp was large, well prepared and plentiful. I normally nibble at rice dishes but this was extra good, especially when mingled with the sauce. The ginger tea was light and refreshing. A perfect break from cocktails. There were just a few tables on the deck but we were able to get a seat. Here's to the two charming women working in the tiny shack. Job well done.

Thank lsrandall
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome, almost went to a different restaurant but turned around and went back to the shrimp hole. So glad we did service was great and the food outstanding.

Thank bugpuddin
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