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Surf Dogs

#31 of 108 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, Costa Rican, American, Grill, Pub
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Frente Mandarina y Budget Renta Car o 200M Norte Pops Pasto Diaz - Jaco Beach | In front of Mandarina and Budget Rental Car or 200M North of Pops on the main Road in Jaco Ave Pastor Diaz. Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 3230
12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Jaco, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Surf Dog´s is no longer in business (as of 2016) It used to be a nice place to stop by ang grab a cold beer with some wings, however, it went out of business during the first half of 2016.

Thank Agustin C
Herradura, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I never go to Jaco without stopping here! I just can't get enough of their frozen Maracuya with an extra shot of vodka!! These things go down so smooth...right up until you get brain freeze LOL so be careful. Really though, they are all great and the food is bomb. Daily specials for wings and ribs, you gotta stop by... More 

Thank Jason L
Annandale, New Jersey
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143 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Our favorite part about this bar was the surfboard tables. So cool. All of the bartenders were awesome and we had a great time talking with them while we were there. The drinks were good and shots were reasonably priced. Good location in Jaco. Would totally go back if we return!

Thank Chelsea L
Norman W, Owner at Surf Dogs, responded to this review

Thanks Chelsea! Thanks for taking the time for making a review. I am glad that you experience at Surf Dogs was a good one. Looking forward to seeing you again soon in the future. Thanks, Norman Warren More 

Grand Rapids
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The atmosphere is great with TV's to catch up on the latest sporting events! The staff is super friendly, and the owner is awesome! Great food too!

Thank Dv J
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had a blast at Surf Dogs on are trip. The prices were exceptional and the drinks were very tasty! In addition the staff was terrific. Great place to go for happy hour and also to watch any and all sports, loads of TVs. Will definitely go back and would recommend this!

Thank ecarney24
Montréal, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Great happy hour specials , great service great spot, tried a few different drinks and they were all good

Thank fokaya
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Love this place. Great service and atmosphere. right in downtown Jaco and on the busy street, not far from the beach either

Thank chipleister
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

It was great to find a place to cool off in the scorching heat! Beer was cheap and cold and they had 40 cent chicken wings

Thank jerful
Hastings, Nebraska
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The dacquiri's here are very good. While my husband and I did not eat here, our friends ate lunch here a couple of times and said the food was very good.

Thank Donna K
Atenas, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I have visited this restaurant/bar two times. Both times was during the day not at night. They have some great food. The service was excellent. You can't go wrong if you eat here.

Thank Bunky B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Costa Rican, American, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente Mandarina y Budget Renta Car o 200M Norte Pops Pasto Diaz - Jaco Beach | In front of Mandarina and Budget Rental Car or 200M North of Pops on the main Road in Jaco Ave Pastor Diaz. Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 3230
We are located 20M off of the road in front of Budget Rental Car. We have inside and outside dinning. Check out our Surf Board Dinner Tables.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?