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Taco Star

On beach at Playa Grande, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“taco” (54 reviews)
“banana bread” (23 reviews)
“beef” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Fast food, Central American, Costa Rican, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
On beach at Playa Grande, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The Taco is very reasonable with plenty of beef, and comes with onions and tomatoes. I recommend paying a little extra and getting the avocado. Banana smoothie is tasty as well. Fun atmosphere with a sweet view of the beach. You will love it.

Thank Chico S
Reviewed July 30, 2018

A must do if you are in the Playa Grande area. Great tacos on the beach. Serves smoothies with fresh fruit and beer as well! They have the most unreal banana bread...should be renamed Banana Bread Star. Be sure to visit this beach Gem!

Thank Kim F
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Back to Playa Grande for another surf trip - this time with the whole family plus a nephew. Where do you go for a quick and delicious bite - Taco Star of course! What a spot - perfect view of the main break and fantastic...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This taco/burrito shack is at Playa Grande. There are only 3 tacos options but they are delicious. Worth stopping at lunch to eat them and go to the ocean afterward. If u are heading there in the fall you should be able to see the...More

Thank Roche68
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This place is a must visit if you are anywhere near the area. Great surfing and excellent spot to grab a bite to eat after surfing.

Thank Casey C
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Loved these tacos! She even put mine in a bowl since I’m gluten free. Delicious and no belly ache (which is all too common with stand tacos).

Thank Leanne H
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Great tocos on an awesome beach! The service was fast considering only one person was working. We will go back!

Thank muskiejones
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Great little spot! Tacos were delicious as were the fresh fruit smoothies. Priced right and was right by the beach. Perfect treat after a long beach walk or surf.

Thank Kate G
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Do your self a favor and after you get out of the surf and get yourself a taco at taco stare! fresh and filling with the most reasonable price around!

Thank Andrew d
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

They do pretty much one thing at taco star, tacos...but they do them very, very well. Ingredients are fresh, price is reasonable and the flavor is just plain good!

Thank AJB393
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Fast food, Central American, Costa Rican, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On beach at Playa Grande, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
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