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Taco Tico

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In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
+506 2682 0574
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Vero Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Great little taco and burrito place in the Tamarindo open food court. We had guacomole and chips which were freshly made and tasted great. We also had the burritos which were well plentifully overstuffed with fresh and yummy ingredients (we had the chicken). Our friends had the tacos which were amazing and have a hard shell surrounded by a soft... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Food court Taco place but made with fresh ingredients. I had the Tamagringo Tacos (2 Tacos, hard shell within a soft shell). The quality is excellent and I'd go back when I need a quick bite. Recommended.

Thank Kevin L
Southern California
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We were looking specifically for tacos when we first arrived in Tamarindo. We wanted outdoor seating in a hip area. Taco Tico fit the bill. Tacos were great, ingredients were fresh and the outdoor area seating was clean. Might be on the high side of our small taco budget but being next to another place that had a full bar... More 

Thank MFM14
Ontario, Canada
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

We decided we felt like Nachos one night and headed over to "Taco Tico." It's a little kiosk in a circular open area with a number of other small cafes. We'd eaten there before and the food was quite good and reasonably priced! My husband ordered his with meat and the Grande size. I ordered mine without meat and the... More 

Thank TerrierWhoTravels
Airdrie, Canada
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139 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We had two beef hard tacos which were average and nothing to rave about. We also had the combo plater. It was tasty but we felt it was very over-priced for what we received.

Thank YukonSarah
Roanoke, Virginia
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Simple and nicely priced, I had the three soft tacos with pork. Served with guacamole and good salsas, they were delicious and filling. I'd go back for sure.

Thank kemperfant
Bonnyville, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

I went there for lunch and ate the Tamagringo Chicken Tacos I believe. It had a hard shell covered in a soft one with beans in the middle. Anyway, HIGHLY recommend them. There was so much food! And very tasty. I want one just thinking about it. :)

Thank Krista B
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

A great spot to a quick and delicious bite. Situated in a small food court where there is something for everyone.

Thank Nissoi
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

I guess by now after paying for $6 for a plain bagel in Liberia airport (Just because they can doesn't mean they should! and without getting too serious, how does it work when everything is very expensive yet the average salary is $3/hr), paying $6 for 2 small soft tacos for dinner and left hungry was not satisfying. We liked... More 

Thank coboston
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

was surprised how good they were for the price and they came really fast. highly recommend. had the steak and the hot sauce they have to put on is really good too.

Thank J A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Open-air Food Court Plaza | Across from Plaza Conchal, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Tico Taco)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0574

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