Nosara is known for its lovely beaches and relaxed lifestyle, but did you know you can also find anything you want to satisfy your buds? From Costa Rican traditional food to international delicacies, Nosara offers a wide variety of flavors. Here’s our top 10 choice not to miss in 2021!
Remember that due to Covid restrictions opening times may vary.
Where? Playa Pelada
Why? Imagine yourself right in front of the beach, watching the sunset while enjoying a passion fruit mojito, well, La Luna is the place for that. The ambiance of this restaurant is only matched by its delicious mediterranean-style food, served in generous portions. The bar inside is equally appealing and they have amazing cocktails with a mix of tropical flavours. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, but don’t forget to make a reservation for the night because La Luna is trendy. And for the perfect ending, try their tempting desserts.What to order? Grilled kebabs with mediterranean sides, brick oven pizza, red snapper, cocktails. When? 7am to 10pm Contact (+506) 2682 0122
Where? Playa guiones north, directly in front of the beach entrance
Why?Since the 1980s, our bar and restaurant has been many things to many people: a surfer hangout, a nightlife spot, a community meeting place, and everything in between. Come to experience the best in Nosara, Costa Rica restaurants and stay for the fresh food, inventive cocktails, and live music.What to order? Healthy GI, Open faced sandwich, Ceviche GF,. When? 7am to 9pm Contact: (+506) 2215 6949
Where? Coyol Mar Azul.
Why? A hidden gem in the middle of the mountain, in Coyol you can eat with the most breathtaking views of the ocean and nature surrounding you. Specially for sunset, but be sure to reserve before going. The food is appetizing with many vegetarian options, and you can ask for their selection of wines.What to order? . When? 12:30 – 10:00 pm. Mondays closed. Contact: (+506) 8632 9590
Where? Downtown Guiones, inside Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort.
Why? Bodhi Tree's restaurant is the perfect getaway to eat. You can enjoy an all you can eat buffet or ask from la carte. You can find options for everyone: VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, VEGETARIAN OR CARNIVOROUS. It's balinese architecture surrounded by the jungle that makes this place unique. Each night we have a different menu experience. Join us and discover a tasteful world. Don't miss your Pizza and Pasta Night on Wednesday with live music.What to order?Buffet Menu When? 8am to 9pm Contact: (+506) 8965-7180
Why? If you want your food to look as amazing as it tastes, then you have to try Destiny. And they're also very creative in combining ingredients and flavours. Destiny is opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and it starts early in the morning so you can get your cup of coffee before surfing. It is located in the Hotel La Negra, steps from the Guiones beach.What to order? Tuna poke, breakfast burrito, kale caesar salad, cloud coffee. When? 6:30am - 2pm / 4:00pm - 9:00pm. Monday and Sunday only opened 6:30am - 2pm. Contact: (+506) 2101 4350
Where? Downton Guiones
Why? Café de París is the perfect restaurant for a relaxing meal. You can have a smoothie in the comfortable lounge in front of a swimming pool, great for the hot summer days. If you come with your family or friends, there’s a minigolf and a basketball court that you can enjoy after eating. They have a breakfast and lunch menu with vegetarian and vegan options. There’s a bakery too, so you can find fresh bread and pastries all day long.What to order? Freshly baked baguette, chocolate croissant, sandwiches, salads. When? 7am to 5pm Contact: (+506) 2682 1036
Why? One of the oldest restaurants in the area, there’s a reason why Il Basilico’s been around for so long. Their speciality is pizza and pasta, with freshly made gnocchis and homemade sauces. You can ask for gluten free pizza too. Also, they offer salads, meat, fish, seafood and desserts. The staff is always friendly and some nights they have live music. The place is in high demand for dinner, especially during Saturdays when they have $10 pizzas and live music, so be sure to make a reservation.What to order? Pizza, shrimp and avocado salad, focaccia, seafood pasta. When? 11:30am to 10pm Contact: (+506) 2682 1472 www.ilbasiliconosara.com
Where?Mar azul mt, Nosara, Costa Rica
Why?This place is so beautiful and peaceful, seated on top of a magical hill with spectacular views on Nosara. The food, cocktails & service are equally amazing.What to order? House flat bread with beef carpaccio When? 4:00pm - 10pm. Closed Sunday. Contact: (+506) 8632 9590
Where? North Guiones
Why? 10pies is one of the most popular restaurants in the area for visitors and locals alike. It is located in North Guiones, the most hip area in Nosara with a lot of nightlife. The place has nice laid back style with wooden furnishing and ceiling fans, you can enjoy your meal in one of their swing chairs. The menu has options for vegetarians, meat eaters and seafood lovers, and they offer a good variety of local and craft beers.What to order? Hawaiian tuna poke, fish tacos, brick oven pizza, craft beers. When? 12pm to 9pm Contact: (+506) 2573 3236
Why? If what you're looking for is an actual Costa Rican experience, you have to try Almendros Cantina. You'll find the typical food that locals eat with a good presentation, delicious taste, in a nice and relaxed ambience. It used to be a local Cantina (a town bar), but got recently renovated and improved. The staff is attentive and pura vida, and the prices are affordable. As the locals say "bueno, bonito y barato".What to order? Chifrijo, Big nachos, try the special Olla de carne available only on Sundays. When? 12pm to 10pm Contact: (+506) 4700 3937