Restaurants

Mediterranean in Playa Tamarindo

Seasons by Shlomy

Don’t leave town without eating here. Israeli chef Shlomy offers a short list of carefully selected and perfectly prepared dishes. Depending on the availability of ingredients, you might start with grilled octopus o…
Mediterranean in Playa Hermosa

Ginger

On the east side of the main road, you’ll see this stunner cantilevered into the trees. This is not the restaurant you would expect to find in an unassuming beach village. The chic ambience complements a gourmet lis…
Italian in Playa Grande

Cafe Del Pueblo

Just east of town, this open-air Italian restaurant is a gem. Thin-crust pizzas get good reviews, and regulars rave about the innovative seafood preparations, tender steaks and homemade pasta dishes. Dine under the …
Italian in Playa del Coco

La Dolce Vita

Set in the Pueblito Sur development about 500m north of the main drag, this is the local expat choice for wood-fired pizza in Playa del Coco. The restaurant is lovingly set in a brick courtyard sprinkled with candle…
Lebanese in Playa Tamarindo

Falafel Bar

When you get tired of casados (as you do), head to this Middle Eastern cafe for all the faves: shawarma, falafel, tabbouleh, hummus and kebabs. The pita bread is made fresh daily. And now the place has improved on t…
Italian in Playa Flamingo

Tubla

Located on the road from Brasilito, this is Flamingo's favorite place for thin-crust wood-fired pizza, tried and true. Oven-baked lasagna and eggplant Parmesan also come highly recommended. It's a friendly, family-r…