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Jalapenos Taco Grill

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Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9270
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in the Tamarindo/Playa Avellanas/Playa Negra area, Jalapeños is a must visit. It is well worth the drive from Tama just to get one of their outstanding burritos or tacos. I highly recommend the chicken mega burrito for lunch and the gringo burrito for breakfast (you also must try their homemade hot sauce!). When you go into Jalapeños,... More 

Thank Brendan R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Playa Negra this past May with a few friends. Ate there almost everyday, I recommend the Tico Burrito. Great customer service, food, price, and staff. The owner Mike is awesome and is very passionate about his restaurant. Easily one of the best spots in town for either breakfast or lunch, Pura Vida!

Thank Scott D
Marbella, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing smoothies and air conditioned place with outside dehor, good for children too. Very fast and good service, clean

Thank Adriana2013_13
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is the only place I could find a Chai latte with almond milk near the beach. They have coffee, great burritos and tacos, salads that are to die for, and fresh fruit smoothies! Veronica and Lily are the best, and while you wait for your food you can enjoy the wood carvings and paintings and custom painted surfboards by... More 

Thank Wendy C
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great find! The lunch is incredible...have a burrito or a bowl! The breakfast is fantastic!!! The service is also great! We ended up eating it multiple times! Very very impressed!!

Thank DNStravfan
Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Found this quaint place by accident--- great food--- smoothies are wonderful. The girls preparing and serving food are very friendly and helpful. Small only 3 tables inside but have outside dining. Can't wait to return in Jan 2017 on our next trip.

Thank gretchen b
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Delicious Tacos, organic everything!!!! Iced coffees and amazing $4 fresh fruit power smoothies. Cant say enough about this place :) Totally Love it - going again tommorow

Thank Grace M
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Finding Jalapeños was one of my happiest moments during our 2 week CR tour. Jalapeños Taco Grill gives the word "fresh" a whole new meaning. After chatting with Mike the owner for a while, it is very clear his passion is not in owning a business, but in feeding people well. He cares about every single thing that comes from... More 

Thank AMTH
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We enjoyed numerous yummy frappuccinos, smoothies and iced coffees during our week long stay in Playa Negra. The breakfast was so fresh and delicious. I wish I had a bowl of the homemade granola and fresh fruit right now!

Thank klett1995
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this shop twice during our stay in Playa Negra. Great service, as well as excellent espresso drinks. Very reasonably priced too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Mexican, American, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Pargos / Playa Negra, Playa Negra 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9270
Familiar, friendly, fun and casual restaurant with a variety of fresh, local and organic .We serve delicious, fresh and healthy food. Our tortillas are rolled by hand with no lard or Manteca added. Our home-made hot sauce has become famous for its great flavors and a secret recipe of mixed species for our meats

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