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“The Best!!!!!”

Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Villareal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$55
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We offer a rustic ranch style evening that's private & exclusive.We specialize in small groups & also do special events for families & friends. ( What we do, is BBQ just for u.) The BBQ is outside in " the shack "under the stars, people relax in the Cafe & Saloon, which is a unique rustic wood design.The best way to descibe the set up is " Costa Rican cowboy Saloon with a surfer twist."We make every evening special & unique ! It is reservations only. Please book in advance. We start at 7 pm & BBQ the best local assorted meats,lomo,ribs,pork,steak,chorizo,ranch chicken & veggies. Then finish the evening with a tropical desert that's always a surprise, followed by a tropical blended some thing good. We start BBQ ing at 7pm. & The food is served no later than 7.30 Pm.We suggest people arrive at 6.30-7 Pm.The good news we have a new paved road so it's a quick trip from tamarindo.The BBQ dinners we do are a feast, so it's very unlikely u will leave hungry.See u soon & Pura Vida !
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Black Stallion is a great place to visit during a visit to Guanacaste!! Super place for locals as well!
Absolutely the Best Bar B Que anywhere around! Great for Private Parties too!
Had my son's 9th birthday there and it was a smashing success!
Offers Zip Lining, horseback riding, animals such as goats, horses, donkeys, swimming pool, pool tables, ping pong, pool tables, bandstand even a vintage carriage previously owned by the late rocker Tom Petty!

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Pleasure having the Big Bash Party for Joey & his friends.That was a super fun afternoon,we do have a cool spot for Family events,every one had a blast.
We can go up to 22 kids on the zipline in one tour,so next time lets get all the kids to do canopy,plus the moms & pops
We are doing a tropical ranch wedding in the fiesta room for 70 next week,check shirts & cowboy hats,sombrero time amigo,lets see who ends up in the pool lol.
Thanks again,you are always very welcome Amigo.Pura Vida.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Horseback riding was one of my favorite things to do in tamarindo and we had such a good time at black stallion ranch. Alex picked us up and took us to the ranch and let me borrow longer shorts so that I wouldn’t hurt my legs while riding. Then Marcos guided our riding and he was excellent! The horses are beautiful healthy and well kept. I would definitely come back and do it all over again.

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for the great review.Yes its better to wear cargo shorts that are longer so your inner legs are covered,more protection.You looked good our shorts lol.
Happy to see you loved the ride.Next time take a dip in the pool & relax.If you do the ride & BBQ combo you get dinner and drinks for $25 which is a great deal.
Thanks for visiting us.Pura Vida.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We love coming to Black Stallion with our friends and enjoying the BBQ. They offer a nice pool you can swim in, a fun play room, and a relaxing atmosphere.

They make up great drinks for you to enjoy and lots of food options. One of the best things you can do in the Tamarindo area.

Worth the money!

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Thank Byron D
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for the review Amigo we had a Dinnner by the pool with LED lights the other night which was very creative evening & everyone ended up having cocktails in the pool
you would have liked it.We will do that for you next time if you like.Thanks again & Cheers!

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The most awesome place with great food, great atmosphere and perfectly wonderful waitstaff. They even cooked the fish we caught early in the day. Alex made the most killer 007 cocktails!! Need to visit!! Fun Pura Vida!!

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Pleasure having you all on the ranch
Happy you enjoyed the fishing trip we organized for you & even better you bringing the catch for us to BBQ.Glad you enjoyed the private dinner and
the 007 cocktail lol. We do have fun here.Bring the kids to zip in the morning.
Thanks again Amigos.Pura Vida.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Such a fun experience! The food was great and the ziplining was so much fun! Alex is a real people person and will make you feel right at home at the Ranch. They were really accommodating-- they picked us up right from our hotel and then drove us back early when someone in our party got sick. Highly recommend!

Thank Peyton W
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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you & happy to read you loved the canopy zipline and the ranch,no prob driving her back, if some ones not feeling good they gotta rest up.Maybe to much sunshine after a long flight.Everyone had a great dinner & enjoyed real Costa Rican style cooking.
Thank you & Pura Vida Amigos.

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