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La Laguna Beach Front Dining and Bar

$$ - $$$
French, Fusion, Costa Rican
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Across the street from Pueblo Dorado Hotel, main road to Playa Tamarindo | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 4700 3610
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Great little spot on the beach but most of all -- an amazing drink menu and Walter is a master at mixes fresh fruit and liquor. Really delicious. get the ceviche

Thank A2ZNJ
Denver, Colorado, United States
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

This lovely restaurant is tucked back in the trees off the Tamarindo estuary. Although it does not have an ocean view, it does have a wonderful garden view. It is owned by a French couple and the food was excellent. We considered this a locals "find."

Thank James N
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2013

The owner and chef's mother recommended for us to have Christmas dinner at La Laguna Beach Club. I am so glad that we listened to her, as the Christmas day dinner was fantastic. Two days later I met the owner's wife and I told her what a wonderful experience we had. That same night we were supposed to eat at... More 

Thank zookeeper5
Ventura, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Best dinner in Tamarindo! If you love lobster then this is most definitely the place to go. Grilled lobster platter including vegetables and roasted potatoes were the best we've had here. Just a little bit on the outstretch of downtown is so worth the walk/short 3 minute cab ride. Chef/owner Omar knows his way around the kitchen with his tasty... More 

Thank Susan C
Linden, New Jersey
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I tired several places to eat the food here was very fresh. Price was right. I spend my birthday on the beach just a walk away to sit out and enjoy the atmosphere. Yes I would re-visit again..

Thank 1Lulu-12
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012

Favorite dining, beautiful quiet atmosphere, romantic... a bit pricy but worth it!!

1 Thank kitesand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2012

It was located on the beach...the food was good and the service was good. Would go back

Thank Karen G
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2012

The restaurant was outside in the sand on the beach. Aatmosphere good. Food not bad. Owners and servers pleasant. What I liked most was the crabs crawling around under foot up from the beach...... Awesome experience.

Thank Parimajcan
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2012

My husband and I were recently married at La Laguna. We had been to Tamarindo and visited several other venues scoping out a site for our wedding. We did not get the chance to see La Laguna our first time there. We booked the restaurant and venue site unseen, hoping for the best. It totally worked out. Alicia, the owner... More 

Thank Deuce55_girl
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2012

We had our wedding at La Laguna in February and it was absoultly perfect! Alicia was exteremly helpful and accomodating. The other staff members were very nice as well. Her resturant is beautiful and the view was spectacular. The food was wonderful. We had seabass, chicken and steak dish all of which got rave reviews from everyone. The fruit punch... More 

Thank Emily H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
French, Fusion, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across the street from Pueblo Dorado Hotel, main road to Playa Tamarindo | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 4700 3610
Located on the main road to down town Tamarindo, La Laguna has a beautiful setting in front of the ocean in a garden full of nature, perfect for sunsets and dinners under the stars, ideal for couples, families and friends.

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