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“Excellent food with great service”
Review of Koi Beach Restaurant - CLOSED

Koi Beach Restaurant
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Thats Amore is located on the main street, right in front of the beach in Tamarindo Costa Rica(formerly known as Koi Beach Restaurant. We serve lunch everyday but Tuesday from 12-5pm with a delicious selection of panini's, pastas, salads, hamburgers & more! Dinner starts at 5pm and is served till 10pm with specialties in Pasta, Seafood, Steaks & More! Everyday from 5pm-6:30pm we offer an amazing sunset happy hour which includes 2x1 cocktails & Wine on our outdoor patio overlooking the ocean and beautiful sunsets. We look forward to serving you and hope to see you soon!
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Brilliant place for and evening meal. On the expensive side but well worth it. We went twice and each time it was exceptional. Don't go in the afternoon, maybe it is a different chef but the menu is different and not as good. Can whole heartedly recommend the calamari.

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Thank nicki-and-katherine
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

The daily homemade pasta is light with great texture making it perfect for a meal on a warm day. The menu was full of options but I'm a picky eater so I built my own pasta dish which they happily prepared. The white sauce was also light and not heavy on the butter, surprisingly, I think it was a vegetable based cream sauce but it tasted like alfredo. Other people in our party had 3 sushi dishes to start which were incredibly fresh with great presentation. From the ravioli to the steak, nothing was a disappointment. The service, the food and the patio seating was the perfect trifecta! This place fell in our top 2 restaurants in the Tamarindo area. The owner was there and graciously welcomed us and apologized for having to leave the restaurant to tend to his sick 3 month old baby. Since he was leaving he comp'd our desserts which was unnecessary because we never expected him to stay. They really want your dining experience to be a stellar one. Dress was beach resort dinner casual but really, it's Tamarindo, so come as you are. There's a nightclub attached that is open a couple of nights a week but not our night there. Our children are 14 through 21 so it was good for their ages. You won't be disappointed at Koi!

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Thank Live-n-theMoment7
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

On a previous visit, their menu was a bit limited for items other than sushi. Now their menu has many more options. My sushi was very good and others liked their non-sushi meals. Service was also good. This is now a good option for groups that want some sushi but also other meal options.

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Thank BillChuckS
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Reviewed 4 June 2013

Second night of eating dinner at Koi and will be going back tomorrow night! Toriane, thanks for the amazing drinks and taking care of us! Freshest tuna poky anywhere! It will be hard to go back home and not have this amazing food! Thank you Koi!

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Thank sunnor
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

First of all the wait staff here is incredible! Our waitress, Torian, took the time to describe each dish in detail and even let us try one of the sauces before ordering. The hand made pasta and sushi here is to to die for. The view of the ocean is the icing on the cake! Pete, the owner, treated us like family. We ate here several times onbour stay in Tamarindo. Don't miss this delicious spot!

Thank Leahbagger
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