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LongBoards BBQ

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Rt 155 | Playa Tamarindo centro diagonal al BAC San Jose cabinas Coral Reef, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0027
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wings, pulled pork tacos (w/ authentic NC style sauce!), nachos and more - the food was all scrumptious!! Their signature drink (Pina Loco) was insanely delicious!! Great place to catch any sports game you are interested in. The owner, Jeff, was wonderful - he even helped us book some activities the week we were there. Definitely a fun oasis with... More 

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Thank JDLucas
boston
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be sure to drink a Pina Loco at this great BBQ joint on the main drag in Tamarindo. The nachos are huge and fed a whole slew of friends while we watched our hometown Patriots beat the Jets. Thanks to everyone and good times had by all.

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Thank budmelimel
West Palm Beach, Florida
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for classic CR food, this isn't the place, but if you want some great BBQ and football, this is it. The atmosphere was so fun and they had multiple games on. We got the beef brisket platter, which was tasty and plentiful, and the fish tacos, which were beyond delicious. The owner was gracious and really nice.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The smoked meat here is fantastic. Good food makes it easy to want to go back but the friendly service staff makes it a simple choice!

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Thank kimberley101
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Longboards is a cool restaurant with great food to a good price in a atmosphere. Be sure to taste the pulled pork! The hostel Coral reef next door (same owner) is also very chilled out with good relaxing areas and a nice kitchen area. Owner Jeff is a cool dude, very friendly.

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Thank Linus J
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been going there for food and drinks for my last two visits in tamarindo. Staff is very friendly, service is quick and you can always count on sports on tv and some good bbq food!

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Thank Marie-Pierre T
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, Kidz corner, kids menu and they have surfing videos playing continually!! Also have tv playing sports, football, soccer, racing, great place to chill, eat and relax with a cold beverage! Best milkshakes in town! Pet friendly with dogs cats , no problem!! Pura Vida!!! Thanks!

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Thank WhaleCome1
Helsingborg, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been eating a lot at Longboards and always leave happy. The food is really good, cheap and always come fast. I've never had to wait long and always get a smile from the staff. They give the option to change your sandwich into a taco instead and I absolutely love it. I'de recommend anyone to try their pulled pork... More 

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Thank Anna O
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had brisket sandwich. Was ok. Owner was good guy and comes from the Carolinas. Made the visit a bit more personal. Prices were good.

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Thank JimfromCC
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic vibe, great food and the owners are usually there greeting the visitors and making you feel right at home. The burgers are very good and inexpensive. But I have to say, the milkshakes made us go back over and ove.....KUDOS!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rt 155 | Playa Tamarindo centro diagonal al BAC San Jose cabinas Coral Reef, Tamarindo 206314, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0027

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?