As a lively beach town on Costa Rica‘s Pacific North coast, Tamarindo pretty much has it all – multiple surf breaks, great accommodation, boutique shopping, yoga studios, Spanish schools, not to mention over 100 restaurants and bars. Take a look at these local recommendations for the most delicious spots in town.
Wok and Roll is a local favorite. Conveniently located in people-watching central, this Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, and Mongolian fusion restaurant has an impressive menu with dishes that you will find nowhere else in town – there’s everything from sushi and woks, to duck tacos and samoas, as well as locally-raised oysters. The biggest challenge is deciding what to eat because everything sounds (and is) so good.
From the moment Patagonia opened in Tamarindo, there has been a line out the door. It is a good idea to call and make a reservation, if you don’t want to wait for upwards of an hour for a table, especially at peak dining hours. They have a great variety of meat, seafood, homemade pastas, and vegetarian dishes. They also have fabulous sangria (white and red), wines, and cocktails to accompany the amazing food.