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Surf Box

25 Meters South Of The Banco Nacional | Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 8349 9773
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acai bowl” (39 reviews)
“avocado toast” (20 reviews)
“breakfast bagel” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Meters South Of The Banco Nacional | Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, lovely staff. Try the frozen lemonade ... yummy. The flies were annoying though. But I would still go back

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a morning spent enjoying the waves at Playa Flamingo, we went to Surf Box for lunch. My son and I shared Avocado toast and a salad with grilled shrimp. The avo toast is one slice of wheat bread spread with avocado and topped with...More

Thank klcary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the famous surf box chop salad w green goddess dressing and shrimp, assorted frozen drinks, and tacos. We actually just came in for a snack but ended up ordering way more than we could eat because all the menu items looked that good....More

1  Thank ats f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little jewel box of a cafe is a must if you're in the area and like food. The food was so delicious during our first visit that we kept coming back and was not disappointed a single time. The shrimp tacos are possibly the...More

2  Thank galaxy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eat here at least once if you are in the area. Staff is great and the food is wonderful. The price is reasonable for the quality.

Thank Luckybuck4422
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibe!! We ate here numerous times - breakfast and dinner. Beet smoothie is great!! Perfect for families. Great service.

2  Thank Weaverworld10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We accidentally stumbled onto The Surf Box walking back to our rental from the grocer up the street. We were hot and tired and wanted lunch. We knew when we walked up that it was child friendly as there were children eating and the owner...More

2  Thank Markus4718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing. A tiny hole in the wall that packs a punch. Every dish tried was delicious. The avocado toast was amazingly well seasoned. The shrimp taco definitely the best I have tried to date. And the ricotta pancakes moist, light and fluffy....More

1  Thank GourmandTrashPanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You must eat here! The service is great, the cookies are amazing, and the menu has a ton of options. We went for breakfast every single morning of our trip. Highly, highly recommend.

2  Thank Ivy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute spot. Awesome breakfast! We went twice. The bagels were so fresh. The avocado spread was to die for. The coffee was so tasty and so was the acai bowl. I would highly recommend. We met one of the owners, she was very friendly. She...More

1  Thank FranTacc
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Questions & Answers
Raquel H
9 July 2018|
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Response from Natasha A | Property representative |
Hi Raquel, You can see our menu on the images of TripAdvisor or our Facebook page! Hope to meet you soon xox
10 March 2018|
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Response from Natasha A | Property representative |
Hi!! We are now open till 8pm m-f, hoping to be open Saturday's too shortly. Hoping you can come try out our new dinner menu!!!
Dustin R
23 October 2017|
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Response from Natasha A | Property representative |
We are open everyday of the week! Hope to see soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Meters South Of The Banco Nacional | Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: +506 8349 9773
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