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Taco Tico

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In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
+506 2682 0574
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SLC, Utah
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cutest little shack in a courtyard of casual restaurants, everyone in our group (8) was in love with their meal and we all plan on going back. The nachos were honestly up there on the best nachos I've ever had..my go there fast!

Thank JenS_SLC
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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61 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

If you'd like to escape burgers and pizzas in favor of a great Latin food, Tico Taco is the place! Food is very fresh, tasty and affordable ( quesadiya is $7)

Berlin, Germany
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I took vegetarian enchiladas and I really liked it. It was well served portion and very tasty for a reasonable price

Thank Tartifl74
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you're on the go or in a rush and need a solid quick meal, you can go here and get your choice of cruchy or soft tacos with a few different protein options and whatever else you want inside. The tacos are good...but just that..nothing outstanding...and pretty small portions. My gf and I got 6 small soft tortilla tacos...and... More 

Thank Maciej N
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I'm picky about my tacos and meat. Great tacos like mom use to make!!! All fresh and quality ingredients!!! Inexpensive and tasty!!! A must try!!!

Thank Troyval
Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This food court is great for lunch. The taco tico place had really good tacos, nachos, etc. We ate there twice and both times were great. There's also a pizza place (pizza express) in the next stall that makes fresh pizza while you wait. It's very nice and more artisan than you would expect. We also got pizza there twice... More 

Thank K A L
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Ok this was our favorite place! Tiny little hole in the wall that served such delicious fresh food! We ate here 3 times during our visit. I had read a review that they had the best nachos and it was true.....one of the BEST nachos I had ever had! So fresh and so good! If your looking for quick, inexpensive... More 

Thank krod1226
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Best nachos in tamarindo!! comes with everything you could want in a nice open air courtyard and just plain delicious!

Thank CJTraveler03
Vero Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Great little taco and burrito place in the Tamarindo open food court. We had guacomole and chips which were freshly made and tasted great. We also had the burritos which were well plentifully overstuffed with fresh and yummy ingredients (we had the chicken). Our friends had the tacos which were amazing and have a hard shell surrounded by a soft... More 

Thank meghan g
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Food court Taco place but made with fresh ingredients. I had the Tamagringo Tacos (2 Tacos, hard shell within a soft shell). The quality is excellent and I'd go back when I need a quick bite. Recommended.

Thank Kevin L

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0574

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