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Dinner is served - Tamarindo

Dinner is served

Tia Maria: Local Hospitality

Tia Maria's is a home who's downstairs has been converted into a quiet and intimate restaurant with a mere 7 tables on the patio and inside. The service and the experience are extremely personal. Our house manager called Maria after Luis proposed to me and arranged for a bottle of champagne to be waiting for us. This was the only place in Tamarindo besides the two major hotels that served champagne!

We would not have found this place if our house manager did not suggest it.

Favorite Dish: Costa Rica is well known for having excellent beef. With this in mind, I chose the beef tenderloins.

We enjoyed an incredible chorizo dip with toasted bread squares for an appetizer.

Comparison: more expensive than average

Directions: Tia Maria's is located in Playa Langosta just a few yards uphill from the supermercado.

Price: US$11-20

Rating: 5

Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 8, 2006
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Witch's Rock Surf Cafe: Bring your board

I admit we we lured here by the sign as well as the promise of ice cold beer..but the nachos were not as promised (enlarge the photo to see what I mean).

Upstairs are very sparse accomodations for weeklong surf camp participants

Favorite Dish: Yummy fish tacos...

Comparison: about average

Directions: across form the Best Western

Price: less than US$10

Rating: 3

Theme: Eclectic/International

Website: http://www.witchsrocksurfcamp.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 30, 2005
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