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Tacobar Jaco Beach

#14 of 114 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Jaco | 20 Mts Este de la Heladeria Pops, Frente a la Ferreteria El Lagar, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2643 0222
07:00 - 22:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

During our stay in Jaco, we are at Tacobar for breakfast and dinner. The food is great quality - no complaints. The smoothies are huge and very tasty. For breakfast, the French toast and the breakfast burrito were very good. For dinner the have a salad/condiment bar. The bar includes salad items, pico, veggies, etc. It is included with all... More 

Thank Corbin69
Salt Lake City, Utah
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Tacobar is just of the main drag in Jaco and is known for their delicious tacos. However, we also discovered that they have awesome breakfasts and some of best fruit smoothies. Try their $3 breakfast special. We had french toast or pancakes, with fresh fruit, 3 Bucks! Great food!

Thank Mark H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing for families. The kids loved the swing chairs and they have kids meals that include a smoothie. The food was tasty and if you get a taco it includes the salad bar. Our family of 5 ate here for around $40, which was incredible considering most of our meals were $100+.

Thank Jennifer B
Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch today with the family. Fast, quick and quite affordable. Ordering is simple. Pick a protein, chicken, beef, fish,. Than pick a prep, ie fried, grilled, etc. And pay. Plates come with access to a full salad bar that gives you an almost endless variety. I swear by the Mango batido. Just check your receipt... I'm not sure if... More 

Thank Errol A
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best smoothie in Jaco is a Blackberry Mango from Taco Bar. Extremely delicious. We had fish tacos, seafood tacos, and cheese tacos. All good. Seafood was the best because it had vegetables to add more flavor. The reason i don't feel this is 5 stars is the toppings for the tacos don't live up to the proteins. You top your... More 

Thank Lisa L
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1,089 reviews
740 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A real gem of a restaurant We had tuna , mahi mahi and shrimp tacos You then help yourself to the most amazing selection of toppings Reasonably priced Im stuffed

Thank davethedrill
Plattsburgh, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fun place for dinner in Jacó. Good prices for an all you can eat buffet of sides to go with your dinner. Ended up getting caught here during a storm that ended in a power outage of the entire street but other than that it was a great night. Staff does not speak English well aside from the girl at... More 

Thank Amanda_Bordeau
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am co-owner in a travel company that specializes in student travel. We run an expedition to Costa Rica every February and eat at many local restaurants during that trip. One of my partners had visited the Tacobar with her family on a previous trip and fell in love with the food and the atmosphere. We decided it was a... More 

Thank Elizabeth K
Dallas, Texas, United States
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61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow!really really good. We had breakfast here and dinner. Look breakfast was ok, I was surprised they didn't offer breakfast tacos, no biggie I had a burrito. My kids had french toast and wife pancakes. All ok. Not amazing, not bad at all. But dinner? Of man. I'm a taco snob. Here in Dallas we have some of the best... More 

Thank Rich M
Playa Bejuco, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They switch the menu items daily that are the special. It gives a bit of a discount off the cost. Food was decent, portions decent. Best thing is that it isn't the fluffy white bread for your toast. Nice garden setting but pretty much cut off from the breeze so pick an outside table.

Thank Nancy l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Seafood, International, Costa Rican, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jaco | 20 Mts Este de la Heladeria Pops, Frente a la Ferreteria El Lagar, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 0222
Get to know the original Tacobar, the beloved Costa Rican chain from Jaco Beach that brought 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?