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Tacobar Santa Ana

$$ - $$$
International, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Santa Ana, San Jose | Frente Al Supermercado Mas X Menos, Carretera Hacia la Cruz Roja, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
+506 2282 7863
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07:00 - 22:00
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Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Casual dining - you place your order at the front and they deliver it to your table. The salad bar has many choices and everything is fresh. Super prices - a real deal for the San Jose, Santa Ana area!

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Thank 2013LindaCR
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tacobar is always one of my favorite choices for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The environment is charming, the food is always taste and helpful staff. They always have new and good options in the menu! Also, one of my favorite galo pinto in CR!

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Thank Sarah M
Port Moody, Canada
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several good craft beer options to choose from! I had fish tacos, my husband had the chicken. You receive the basic plate with your protein and then you build it from there at the taco station. Great concept. Food was pretty good. The service wasn't all that great which is why I gave it a 3 rating. Perhaps is was... More 

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Thank CRChica01
Jersey City, New Jersey
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114 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This place is right around the corner from my partner's office and we eat here often. Awesome fish tacos, mint ice tea, hummjus. I love this palce I wish there was one here in the States where I live.

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Thank SaprissAmericano
Tacobar_CostaRica, Guest Relations Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, hopefully someday we'll expand to the US and other territories (-: for now we hope you continue to enjoy this beautiful country along with a mouthful of Tacobar yummy dishes More 

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The place is dirty. The service I experienced was shocking as the employees seemed to be unhappy with their jobs. The food lost it's traction, plates are no longer well presented, portions are smaller. Parking lot was also dirty.

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Thank CHRISTIAN V
Tacobar_CostaRica, General Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

Dear Christian, we were surprised to hear about your experience at one of our restaurants and have immediately conducted a deep review into the issues you have raised in order to correct any faults that may need to be addressed as promptly as possible. We have gathered the staff to discuss your comments and reinforce the importance of consolidating with... More 

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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Love this little restaurant great food and prices. Great for families or just for 2 also very clean.

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Thank Mauricio U
Tacobar_CostaRica, Guest Relations Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you Mauricio! We are so glad that you and your family enjoy Tacobar, next time you order a kid's meal, don't forget to ask the cashier to give you our custom made cool stickers! More 

Spokane, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Haven't had a bad meal there since we've been going for the past 2 months. Loved the one in Jaco, and this one is right on as well when it comes to fish... .anything fish... they do it well. And not too expensive either... you get a great meal for a reasonable cost.

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Thank langka6
Tacobar_CostaRica, Guest Relations Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, it's always nice to hear that we were able to meet our customer's expectations (-: More 

texas
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after finding on trip advisor. Menu had many selections and Mediterranean salad bar was welcoming. Returned later in week for dinner and our meals again were great. Everything was fresh and made to order. Service was fast and staff were pleasant and helpful.

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Thank cat2009Texas
Tacobar_CostaRica, Guest Relations Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleasedd to hear you enjoyed our Mediterranean take on traditional tacos, we know how Texan people love their mexican food (-: so we are so glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to welcome you again very soon! More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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77 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Famous for their fish tacos and salad bar. The food is good and the prices are reasonable. Cute chairs that swing. Nice friendly staff. Good for lunch.

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Thank Deb C
Tacobar_CostaRica, Guest Relations Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

Theank you for your review Deb, we also have new soups and some exciting new tacos that we recently introduced for you to try on your next visit (-: More 

Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food here is decent but over priced for what it is and there is not much selection. Servings are rather small also.

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Thank car0papagay0s
Tacobar_CostaRica, Guest Relations Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you felt there weren't enough options to choose from, we try to offer varied protein options as well as vegetarian/vegan options to fit all tastes. Our large menu can be daunting at times and our cashiers are meant to help customers nerrow down their selection, if that wasn't done in your case we apologize. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
International, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Ana, San Jose | Frente Al Supermercado Mas X Menos, Carretera Hacia la Cruz Roja, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2282 7863
Description
Get to know Tacobar, the beloved Costa Rican chain that brings the beach to the city! Try our world famous tacos made to order from the freshest ingredients, prime Costa Rican coffee, all-you-can-eat exotic salad bar, and lots of other delicious options on our ever growing menu! Our unique design invites customers to enjoy our famous bar swings and cool music in a beach like atmosphere. As Costa Ricans like to say: Estamos para servirle - We are here to serve you! Pura Vida

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?