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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%
Travellers talk about
“acai bowl” (44 reviews)
“avocado toast” (22 reviews)
“breakfast bagel” (16 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
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 2 days 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

2  Thank GourmandTrashPanda
Reviewed 2 days 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.

Thank Ivy H
Reviewed 5 days 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
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate there two times in three days. We loved the spice that is missing from typical Costa Rican food! The burrito bowl is amazing! The restaurant has a collection of books that you can check out for your reading pleasure. We especially liked the...More

Thank Shauna P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the recommendations on TripAdvisor about their breakfast and lunch we decided to try surf box for dinner. We got the falafel and a quinoa summer bowl. Both were full of flavors. The falafel was also one of the best we have tasted. The...More

Thank Line S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portions are ample and the food is.good. Eat inside because of the traffic noise and somewhat uncomfortable picnic.benches outside.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beach restaurant so shorts and sandals are also ok. Menu is huge, with the best plates from all around the world. And whatever you order, your reaction will be like mine : Woao! Portions are very generous. All we tried was bombastic...More

Thank Fernando A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Surf Box is great if you are looking for barista style coffee or need a break from Costa Rican cuisine. They will appease your fix for a cappuccino or a chai latte or machta tea. They have great salads and breakfast items. The fresh-baked...More

Thank Tranquila_Chiquita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cappuccinos, bagel breakfast sandwich, smoothies, and THE BEST PANCAKES I have ever had!! Definitely worth at least one meal here if you're in the area! (They do take out too.)

Thank Genevieve Q
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I are here visiting from Miami. Staying on playa flamingo. We stopped here for breakfast and had the most amazing treat. Everything we had down to the coffee was great. High recommended. Staff was friendly and food was superb

Thank Kimberly J
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Questions & Answers
Raquel H
10 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
24 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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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