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| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9097
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (89 reviews)
“ceviche” (100 reviews)
“pizza” (93 reviews)
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Bar, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family of 7 came to Lola’s 4 times during our vacation. Everyone including the kids loved it. The view can’t be beat and it’s nice to have the shade. The food is very good, but expect resort area prices. The service can be a...More

Thank kisoffbaby
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lola’s is right on the beach. Good menu from salads to pitas to fish tacos. Food was very good and fresh. Average price for a meal is about $15; this is to be expected in a touristy place. Just remember that by law, service charge...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We drove down from Tamarindo for lunch and an afternoon surf session. This place is a gem, a beach bar taken to a whole other level, and the food is as good as the ambiance!

Thank DocWard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant last year in May and had a wonderful experience. Actually my experience was so good that I've told my friends and family that Lola's is the best restaurant that I had ever been to in my life. The food was fantastic,...More

Thank skier970
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a joke. Overpriced substandard food. Rude and unhelpful staff. They get away with it because they are the only restaurant at Avellanas. Save your money. Lola's is a rip-off.

Thank art g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only real bar in playa avellana is very stylish but the prices are very high. 5$ for a beer is a lot i think. The Breakfast and the Smoothies are very delicious but not really cheap too. The view is perfect you sit just...More

Thank Steffi D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had friends who visited Lola's in the past and they said we had to go. I'm so glad we made the trip. Beautiful shady rest from the beach and the best goat cheese/arugula pizza I've ever had!

Thank dkfalk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do - we stayed in Tamarindo. Bit of an expense car service but hotel hooked up is with driver. View spectacular, all hand carved tables and chairs. View was really good and beer was really cold. Missed seeing the pig but met a...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, friendly staff, beautiful setting. Smoothies are awesome! All the food is spot on, lovely to sit in the shade looking out at the beach.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great waves, Great beach, Great libations! The beach was quite and relaxing. It is obvious it’s a locals hangout. Worth visiting to grab something to eat and drink while watching the sunset of the Pacific Ocean.

Thank SteveU
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16 April 2018|
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Response from Patricia A | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember seeing anything other than the restaurant. Right by the restaurant though, you can get a massage ($40 for an hour)! It’s not a spa - just some tables set up outside.
2 April 2018|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
Left if you go into the gate of the JW Marriott you keep going to the left. It is worth the rough ride to it from the Marriott. Just something different from resort life. Make sure you also take a trip to Tamarindo... More
Danielle D
4 October 2017|
Response from Scott-Nooga | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Playa Avellanas
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9097
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Long loved by locals, the secret is out on Lola's fantastic staff serving top-notch organic fare in a beautiful open-air beachfront setting. Gorgeous homemade wooden tables and chairs are set at water's edge under the shade of palm trees and umbrellas. Fresh seared tuna, big healthy salads, Dutch fries, pizzas and all new tacos are the favorites, alongside fruit smoothies, delicious sandwiches and fish & chips! Banana bread, coffee & smoothies starting at 8 a.M. Full menu from 11 a.M. To 5 p.M. Bar open to sunset. Closed Mondays. Cash, Visa & MasterCard.
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