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Rancho Tico

$$ - $$$Seafood, Latin,
Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0006
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“coconut flan” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were given this place as a true Costa Rican style restaurant with large portions. It was worth the gold cart ride on pothole riddled muddy roads typical of area Thai time of year. The menu was primarily in Spanish but with some English. We...More

Thank pnatalie2
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Great local food, old fashioned but traditional surroundings. Varied menu tasty food.friendly service from local staff.

Thank Pontelandords
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A lot of food. Not well prepared. The rice was hard not cooked. The drinks were good. Welcoming and friendly staff.

Thank Ebony White
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Food arrives quickly. Variety of drinks. Many choices. Priced perfectly. Tasty seafood. Comfy environment.

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This had great reviews on Tripadvisor already and came recommended by a local transplant from Arkansas. This is a local joint with great basic local fresh food for all tastes. I had the "national" dish Casado (black beans, rice, salad/veggies, fresh fish and plantains) which...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My teenage daughter and I shared shrimp ceviche, then I had a vegetable casado and she had more shrimp. We drank nice fresh fruit "naturales." The only problem was they had no fish that day, which was a disappointment.

Thank JoggerVT
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

As I sit here writing this review, I am still waiting for my food to come. It's been 95 minutes since we placed our order. We just received one dish 3 minutes ago. We were served drinks about 70 minutes ago and we haven't even...More

Thank TripSJO
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious well cooked authentic Costarican food at a reasonable price for lunch or diner. Ceviche with marlin fish, rice with seafood & the best casado i have tried so far (first time in a restaurant where they do not bread the fish but instead grill...More

Thank Monsieurandres
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Simple and traditional setting. Good service. The meals were very good and at fair prices. Service was a little slow, but friendly.

Thank Newport35
Reviewed 24 December 2016

After spending most of the day on the road....bumpy roads....we were desperately searching for lunch when we spied this place. We weren't sure what to expect but we walked in. First let me say that the construction of this place is wonderful. Massive wooden beams...More

Thank unobtanium
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Questions & Answers
Hello Leo, I just found this site on the Internet. Your bank will not accept the wire because it doesn't have your cedula. We don't have cedulas here so the bank didn't ask for it. I guess your bank tried to accept the money on Tuesday, contacted my bank on Wed about needing the cedula and my bank left me a voicemail at the end of the day Wednesday. Thursday was Thanksgiving and all banks closed so I could do nothing. So this morning I had to go to the Emergency Clinic here because I have 3different bacterial infections and I can't get out of bed on my own. everything started about a week before I left Nosara and now it's a pretty serious bacterial infection throughout my body. I am so, so, so sorry Leo but I just woke up- I am very weak- and I will email the bank with your correct cedula when you send it to me. This website does not allow me to type in an email address. So please call my phone for one minute and just leave your cedula on my voicemail, ok, my friend? I'll share it with the bank and you will finally be paid by Monday afternoon or Tuesday. I really wish you had your money, my friend. This has put you in a terrible position with workers and I had deposited your money at 130 last Friday. I would never cheat you for a minute-I hope you believe that, my friend- and now I am very embarrassed about this. It is so wrong... Please accept my apologies, Leo. Thank you, Monica
27 November 2015|
Response from hideaway597 | Property representative |
Hello Monica, thank you for the note. I will relay the information to Leo and have him contact you. Thanks Again :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Seafood, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro de Nosara, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0006
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