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a'lo Nico

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Flamingo | 400m south from the Banco de Costa Rica, between Villa Ferlito and the Jungle Gym, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4008
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (14 reviews)
“wraps” (15 reviews)
“falafel” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Flamingo | 400m south from the Banco de Costa Rica, between Villa Ferlito and the Jungle Gym, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a week in Playa Flamingo ended up eating at restaurant 3 times , food is excellent owners great . Kids loved their crepes , went fishing and brought them some fresh Mahi-mahi they cooked us the most delicious meal of fresh fish ever. Whenever...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Darren F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We (3 sets of siblings and spouses) have been here one week today and find this soda to be the best food and service at the best prices in the entire Playa Flamingo area. Nuff said.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dirtdgr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place by chance and are so happy we did! The owner Nico is from France and his wife is from Costa Rica, both are so friendly. Lunch was simply the best- fresh, tasty, unique enough for something different but nothing unfamiliar. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jessicarabbit05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast on one of our last days in Costa Rica - the food was excellent and well priced. The sandwiches and all breakfast entrees were quite large. The rice and beans were well seasoned and the eggs were cooked exactly how I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Y7475OAjohns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in an odd spot, this is some of the best value breakfast food available. The lunches are quite nice and light as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CR_Rezzy
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

WOW - Fell like We had lunch with friends, and everything we ordered were quit delicious, service simple and the simplicity make it the expérience by itself! Bon Appetit!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andrec631
Reviewed 16 November 2018

I’m sad we didn’t find this place until day 4 of our trip, as we’d have had breakfast here each day, if possible. We also ate lunch one day and loved it then, too. The service is top-notch and the food is fresh, beautifully-prepared and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HappyArky
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

100% Real Authentic Local Food with the French Gastronomic Touch. The crew is absolutely amazing just like their food. Very closed by the Main Attractions for Flamingo Beach and the best part is that they deliver their food when you notify in advance. A’ lo...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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andrea m, Gerente at a'lo Nico, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018
Google Translation

hola! muchas gracias por tus palabras!

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! I went there for breakfast with my friends and we had great service and the food was delicious. The gallo pinto was very good! My friends got the breakfast sandwiches and omelets and they loved those too! You can’t go wrong with whatever...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 260ashleighw
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We heard about this restaurant via TripAdvisor and decided to give it a go. We ordered chicken wraps with side dishes (french fries and salad) fruit smoothies and a coffee. The overall meal was about $27 which we thought was fair. The staff was extremely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Questions & Answers
Bill S
21 September 2018|
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Response from R1007YPandream | Property representative |
Hola! we use no peanuts at all in our recipes, just walnuts in a few dishes.
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25 January 2018|
Response from mellencia | Reviewed this property |
They provide the menu but it's not online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flamingo | 400m south from the Banco de Costa Rica, between Villa Ferlito and the Jungle Gym, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4008
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