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Beach Dog Cafe

) #4 of 61 Restaurants in Nosara $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Seafood
Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (50 reviews)
“quesadilla” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (21 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 565 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The owner, Mike, came right out and greeted us along with the waitress. He explained the options to have our own fresh caught tuna prepared. We opted for the Cajun version and it did not disappoint, but he also prepared two other ways, with pineapple...More

Thank pnatalie2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for lunch two days in a row. The food was so fresh and thoughtfully presented, in a completely laid-back Kara me of way. Margaritas other coconut straws were well appreciated, and of course, it's an easy breezy walk to the beach where the...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1st time that I visited the Beach Dog Cafe may have been 2010. Absolutely everything on their menu is delicious. to this day I still crave their Banana Bread, I've not had anything like it since, it's dense, moist and very tasty. Just perfect...More

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it's not the most fancy or upscale place in the area, The Beach Dog Cafe is a great place to get a meal (breaksfast, lunch or dinner), a drink or just hang out after the beach. Friendly staff and laid back atmosphere make it...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Multiple trips per year this place has never let me down. Great food, service, and the coldest Imperial in Guiones! Bon provecho!

Thank A B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Nosara 4 times now and always stop in to eat at Beach Dog Café as many times as possible!!! They are great for breakfast, lunch or dinner!!!

Thank Nick_C_P3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Though we found a lot of restaurants in the area were over-priced, this one was reasonable and the quality of food was great! It comes off as a hostel, but the food is very good. I had the chef's special, and the fish was delightful....More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I went for a little appetizer before the sunset and woah!! We had their picklemole and were a bit hesitant as the name and the sound of pickles in my guacamole seemed a bit more like a hipster trend than something that...More

Thank davidlawrence1111
Reviewed 23 May 2017

With a diverse menu and fair prices you can eat here for every meal and not get bored or go broke. The presentations are colorful and the portions are generous. The eats are crave worthy! Locally sourced, organic ingredients add to the fresh flavor. The...More

Thank talitha w
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I love stopping by for a smoothie after my run. I am sure to return around 11:00 am for a banana chocolate chip muffin. Love their fish tacos and the fact it is so close to the beach. I can beat the beach and just...More

Thank Monica O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Guones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
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Great beachfront spot. Smoothies and fish tacos are excelent! Needs to be on Tripadvisor. Breakfast/lunch - open to 3.
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