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LongBoards BBQ

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Rt 155 | Playa Tamarindo centro diagonal al BAC San Jose cabinas Coral Reef, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0027
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Longboards is a cool restaurant with great food to a good price in a atmosphere. Be sure to taste the pulled pork! The hostel Coral reef next door (same owner) is also very chilled out with good relaxing areas and a nice kitchen area. Owner Jeff is a cool dude, very friendly.

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Thank Linus J
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been going there for food and drinks for my last two visits in tamarindo. Staff is very friendly, service is quick and you can always count on sports on tv and some good bbq food!

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Thank Marie-Pierre T
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, Kidz corner, kids menu and they have surfing videos playing continually!! Also have tv playing sports, football, soccer, racing, great place to chill, eat and relax with a cold beverage! Best milkshakes in town! Pet friendly with dogs cats , no problem!! Pura Vida!!! Thanks!

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Thank WhaleCome1
Helsingborg, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been eating a lot at Longboards and always leave happy. The food is really good, cheap and always come fast. I've never had to wait long and always get a smile from the staff. They give the option to change your sandwich into a taco instead and I absolutely love it. I'de recommend anyone to try their pulled pork... More 

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Thank Anna O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had brisket sandwich. Was ok. Owner was good guy and comes from the Carolinas. Made the visit a bit more personal. Prices were good.

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Thank JimfromCC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic vibe, great food and the owners are usually there greeting the visitors and making you feel right at home. The burgers are very good and inexpensive. But I have to say, the milkshakes made us go back over and ove.....KUDOS!

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Thank Adrian D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place is cool. They have a couple surfboards on their walls where you can scribble your autograph or leave a graffiti. Several large tv screens entertain the patrons. I'm giving them 3 stars because food wasn't that great. I ordered grilled fish and it wasn't grilled properly that I had to request for it to be cooked some more....or it... More 

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Thank Trazmite
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not great. Super dry. Order the wings and only got 4, which were all wings. Paid $11 bucks for that and a drink. Coleslaw had no flavor at all. Would go back for a beer, but not more than that.

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Thank coloradogirl7321
Old Basing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal here. Excellent service and really enjoyed the food - fish tacos and pulled beef brisket. Can't fault it and a good price.

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Thank kphim
Queens, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Randomly stopped in for lunch and it was so worth it. Delicious BBQ for the money (super cheap). Wasn't too crowded since it was still early in the day. We had the BBQ brisket with gauc & chips - delish.

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Thank Judith R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rt 155 | Playa Tamarindo centro diagonal al BAC San Jose cabinas Coral Reef, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0027

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?