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Le Bistrot Giardino Tropicale

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Principal | 200 Norte Coconut Harry, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0258
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here twice. The pizza is good. The salad is fresh and well prepared. The tuna was the best I have eaten. Grilled to perfection and a great sauce. It was so easy to eat it twice. The service was also prompt and pleasant!

Thank Misterphatty
Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Lovely, relaxed atmosphere. Delicious fish, especially the tuna. Pasta and pizza were also excellent. There are a couple of vegetarian options, mostly pasta and pizza. We went there a few times and it was always delicious. We only had desert once, but it was very, very good.

Thank DeborahD449
Portreath, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ate here twice. Steak the first time - delicious. Seafood the second time - equally delicious. Nice atmosphere and good menu choice.

Thank Ladyluce61
Vienna, Virginia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The new Chef (from Cafe de Paris) has turned this into one of the best restaurants in Playa Guiones. The Cerviche is excellent and the fish dishes, especially the Tuna with Chimichura sauce is excellent. We dined here 4 times during our two week stay. The service was also excellent and very friendly.

Thank DCSurfer
Cincinnati, Ohio
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

good food,,variety,,great service,,especially Erol,nice atmosphere,,we stayed at Giardino and ate 3 times here for dinner,,started out just because it was close but we really enjoyed it,,,the food was interesting and varied,,wine was reasonably priced,,we only ate seafood dishes but they were great actually,,,

Thank drmike1025
Rockville, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We ate two dinners here, and were impressed by the variety in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, seafood and meats, and that every day there was something similar to or based on Asian cuisines.

Thank kaymatters
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

this is a great great great family restaurant, the food is very fresh and prepared with family love. we sat at the bar since it was packed, (due to the wonderful food and service). we had an outstanding time watching the whole family work together to keep things moving and working hard to serve everyone with awesome food and service.... More 

Thank massgrlncali
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Nosara in off season and not much was open. At the recommendation of friends we went to Bistrot, located off the main road at the top end of Giardino Tropicale. Lots of parking. Very friendly and our waiter was on his own doing a stellar job. Brick oven pizza was good, but the standout was the tuna... More 

Thank MTRAV16
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

One of the best restaurants in the entire area. Convenient location if you are staying at the Giardino Tropicale Hotel or near Guiones Beach. Food is fresh, well prepared, and beautifully presented. You won't be disappointed!

1 Thank Susanne S
Islip Terrace, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Awesome.food ambiance and service....lovely place to meet people and friends....its a short walk if staying in guiones and the food is always fresh and delicious!

1 Thank dancerkim1977

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Italian, Pizza, International, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Principal | 200 Norte Coconut Harry, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0258
Welcome to your paradise,fin confor in our hotel the houskepper are so kind the rooms are so clin;enjoy our Restaurant eat the best pizza en the town,also enjoy our international food, there you are a very importan person for us.

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