THE LIVELY RESTAURANT IN NOSARA, COSTA RICA
THE RESTAURANT AND BAR AT THE GILDED IGUANA
Welcome to the focal point of The Gilded Iguana. Since the 1980s, our bar and restaurant has been many things to many people: a surfer hangout, a nightlife spot, a community meeting place, and everything in between. Come to experience the best in Nosara, Costa Rica restaurants and stay for the fresh food, inventive cocktails, and live music.
On the Menu
Mediterranean cuisine with Costa Rican fusion
From breakfast to lunch, dinner, and cocktails, The Gilded Iguana has you covered. Whether you’re about to paddle out or returning from surfing the waves off Playa Guiones, our menu has the perfect dish. Try the fresh catch of the day or our selection of pizzas, pastas, and burgers – and don’t sleep on the casados, a Costa Rican meal of rice, beans, sweet plantains, and salad.
Restaurant and Bar Hours
Whether you're starting your day or returning from your latest surf trip, check out our hours below.
Breakfast: 7:30am to 10:30am
Brunch: 7:30am to 1:00pm (Saturdays & Sundays Only)
Lunch & Dinner: 12:00pm to 9:00pm
General Hours: 7:30am to 9:00pm
Brunch with your bunch
Even when you're far away from your go-to weekend brunch hotspot, you can count on The Gilded Iguana to serve you your favorite vegetarian quiche, eggs benedict, and blueberry banana granola parfait. Try out our specialty: Green Eggs Taco!
A Gilded Iguana Tradition Since 1988
Join us every Tuesday night from 6PM until 8PM for free live music at The Gilded Iguana, the first live music venue in Nosara. For 30 years, we’ve entertained surfers, yogis, and adventure-seekers of all ages who come to unwind in our natural surroundings.
From the Bar to your Room
Don't feel like socializing at the restaurant? No problem. We can deliver your order to your hotel room.Call: +506 2215 6950
Call for Reservations
Reserve Your Table
Give yourself some peace of mind. Let us know beforehand and we'll ensure you have a table ready for your arrival.