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Wild Panda


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit us, you will discover a warm welcome. Serving delicious Costa Rican cuisine to locals and travellers at an affordable price is our number one priority. Don’t forget to try one of our 2x1 Cocktails made with fresh fruit. Your stomach and wallet will thank you! For Special Occasions - Let us know in advance that you will be celebrating your birthday, anniversary or other special occasion with us and we will have a surprise for you!
US$6 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Latin, Bar, Central American, South American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Marcos from the Wild Panda is one of the biggest beauties in all of Tamarindo, so helpful! So friendly If you need to books excursions I would highly recommend Wild Panda!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chandler E
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a little like eating in a street market. Really buzzy, open air lots going on all around right in the centre of the town. Nanchos were enormous and would almost have done us alone for a meal!! Food great, service great.....very casual eating.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GillM900
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I ate breakfast and dinner here while in Tamarindo. All of their food was amazing and fresh. The staff was super kind as well! It is also located next to a few other restaurants, similar to an outdoor food court if you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for people watching and 2-4-1 cocktails! We had a pineapple and rum cocktail and it was lovely! Situated right in the middle of Tamarindo it was lovely to watch the world go by.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank nheffron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for pre dinner drinks and the staff are friendly. Cool place to sit and people watch. The ladies in the kitchen seem to cook to order from scratch. We didn't eat here but had drinks a 4 or 5 times

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank ShellsBellz
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

This was our first dinner in Tamarindo. We have eaten there 3 times now in the past 10 days.The mojitos are 2 for 1 all the time and the food is plentiful, tasty and inexpensive. Not sure what else can be said. Try it out.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank cliff710
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Panda...Panda...always the first stop for a cocktail..in the heart of downtown...great spot for meeting new people.....happy hour is great...cocktails also!!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Constance H
Reviewed January 10, 2019

We had our cheapest meals at Wild Panda during our stay in Tamarindo and were delighted with the food and the portions were huge.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank esthersteria
MaryF3983, Owner at Wild Panda, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Thank you for the endorsement. Appreciate YOU! Pura Vida! Regards, Wild Panda Team

Reviewed January 4, 2019

We visited this place late night for cocktails that were 2 for 1 and were met with an extensive cocktail menu. The cocktails were reasonably priced and were great. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was very fast.

Date of visit: January 2019
11  Thank WilliamThomas
MaryF3983, Owner at Wild Panda, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Thank you William for your positive endorsement of Wild Panda. Either for lunch or dinner we aim to provide an affordable, friendly, and tasty meal experience. Thank you for your feedback! Regards, Wild Panda Team

Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Best in Tamarindo or all of Costa Rica. Fun place. Food court style with great service and great prices. Don’t order a White Russian,order a Melissa. She’ll know what it is. Mmmmmmmm

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lindav528
MaryF3983, Owner at Wild Panda, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

We are so happy to hear you had such a memorable experience and thank you for taking the time to leave us such a thoughtful review. We look forward to seeing you next time. Wild Panda Team

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Response from Michelle2adventure | Reviewed this property |
US $10 and less. Really tasty food. All homemade. We were shocked that they make each soup from scratch, every single order. It’s awesome value for Money.
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