First published in 2018 – last updated: December 2023

What is the best restaurant in Playa Guiones?

A frequently asked question by travelers to the Nosara area, including our Aloha Nosara Surf guests, revolves around the best restaurant in Playa Guiones. Explore our compiled list below, featuring personal recommendations for savoring delicious cuisine and dining experiences.

A Guide to Top Restaurants

It’s not just about finding the best restaurant in Playa Guiones; instead, it’s about exploring culinary delights in Costa Rica.

Nestled in the enchanting coastal town of Nosara, Costa Rica, Playa Guiones beckons travelers with its myriad of thrilling activities, relaxing accommodations, and sun-kissed beaches. A gastronomic haven, this vibrant locale caters to diverse tastes and budgets, making it the ideal destination for food enthusiasts seeking a culinary adventure. Whether you’re planning a trip or already in the area, let us guide you to some highly recommended restaurants favored by both travelers and locals alike.

Our personal top restaurants in Guiones

So for an excited, soon-to-be, traveler planning a trip to this area, or someone already in the area and looking for a great place to eat, below are a few restaurants recommended highly by travelers and locals alike.

What makes it even better is that many of these restestaurants are just a few steps or minutes away from our vacation rentals in Playa Guiones.

Beach Dogs Cafe – A Culinary Gem:

Amidst the captivating ambiance of Playa Guiones, Beach Dogs Cafe stands out for its wide array of international cuisine at reasonable prices. Contrary to its laid-back name, giving off a “beachy” and casual vibe, the restaurant boasts precisely prepared dishes, emphasizing both culinary excellence and warm hospitality. Ideal for health-conscious diners, this perfectly located establishment also offers an impressive selection of drinks, cocktails, and live music several days a week.

KayaSol Restaurant and Hotel – Best on the Beach:

Recognized as the “best restaurant on the beach” in Playa Guiones, Kaya Sol Restaurant and Hotel offers a superb location and a diverse menu at surprisingly affordable prices. Catering to various preferences, this establishment provides fresh, local meal choices throughout the week, ensuring a delightful experience for vegetarians, solo travelers, kids, and surfing enthusiasts.

Burgers and Beers – A Tasty Duo:

For those with a hankering for a hearty burger, Burgers and Beers is a must-visit. With a tantalizing selection of burgers paired with an array of thirst-quenching beers, this popular eatery consistently draws crowds, evident from the lines that often extend out the door.

A Culinary Tour of Playa Guiones:

Explore the diverse culinary landscape of Playa Guiones with our curated list of recommended restaurants:

  • Cafe de Paris: International Food | $$
  • Cafe Fiore: Italian Food | $$
  • Beach Dogs: International Food | $$
  • La Casa: Turkish Food | $$$
  • Marlin Bills: International Food | $$
  • Rosis Soda Tica: Local Food | $
  • Al Chile: Mexican Food | $$
  • Le Bistrot: International Food | $$$
  • El Manglar: International Food | $$$
  • Jasmine’s Kitchen: Vegetarian | $$
  • Kaya Sol: International Food | $$
  • Chirriboca: International Food | $$$$ (located in Playa Pelada)
  • Nosara Bagel House: $$
  • Enigma Nosara: Seafood | $$$ (located in Nosara)
  • Tibidabo: Spanish Food | $$$
  • Burgers and Beers: Burgers | $$$
  • La Malanoche: Deli | $$$ (located in Nosara)
  • Harmony: International Food | $$$

Discover additional restaurant recommendations in Guiones, Nosara, from these two sources. Many of the establishments mentioned above can also be found in these listings:

10 Restaurants to not miss in Nosara

A list of recommendations by Trip Advisor

best restaurants playa guiones

Conclusion about the top restaurant in Playa Guiones

Playa Guiones in Nosara, Costa Rica, not only offers a boundless selection of exciting activities, accommodations and beaches for relaxation, but also abundant options for food and dining.

Whether you’re sitting down to enjoy casual, authentic local food or dressing up for a meal in a “fine dining” restaurant, Playa Guiones caters to all preferences. This area is perfect for hungry travelers at the end of a long, action-packed day of exploring because one can find many different types of food to suit various palettes and budgets.

With an extensive array of cuisines from around the world, dining in Playa Guiones is an experience that complements the town’s natural beauty. Whether you’re savoring international delicacies or indulging in local flavors, the culinary scene in Playa Guiones offers a diverse and delightful journey for every palate.

Embark on a gastronomic adventure and discover why these restaurants stand out as the best in Playa Guiones.


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Planning to stay in Playa Guiones? Check out our vacation rentals!

Our charming home-style rental houses, located just a 4-minute walk from the beach, offer more than just proximity to the shore. Nestled in the heart of the area, they provide immediate access to top-notch restaurants and cafes, ensuring a delightful culinary experience right at your doorstep.