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Anch'io Italian Restaurant

attached to Cafe Vienna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Server Andre and staff were very friendly and served a terrific meal! Must try the "Lava Alfredo" is a must try! Glad we stopped in...

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We wanted to go here for lunch one day, but it was a bit early so we tried the cafe next door and planned to come back for dinner. What a blessing in disguise. The Cafe was amazing as well as this place. The atmosphere here at night was great. Quiet little pizzeria/restaurant with the freshest ingredients and very nice,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I'm a solo traveller and found Anch'io to be very welcoming and friendly. Great value for money. I only saw one waiter (Andrey) he was excellent and comfortably handled the whole place (20-30 covers) on his own and he was efficient whist being suitably friendly. Multi lingual too. I've been a waitress before so I really could see he was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Love the oven pizza and foccacia! Great atmosphere! Service is amanzing! Food is serve fast and great taste!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stopped by while visiting Arenal Volcano, lovely decor, relax and modern, fresh herbs and perfectly cooked pasta, the pizza made in brick oven is a must try. Andres is a perfect host, well versed in the menu and ingredients, congratulations to the owners and the the wonderfully staff.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stopped here for dinner and had a great meal. The food was delicious. We went to leave and our rental car wouldn't start. The guys at the restaurant were all so nice amd tried to help us and made a bunch a phone calls and waited until someone from the rental company came. Thanks again for all your help. Great... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Stopped here last week based on the Tripadviser reviews while in the Arenal area for a break from hotel food. Stopped on a Monday night about 7pm, prime dinner time, but we were the only guests here at the time which worried me a bit to be honest. Greeted by a younger waiter name of Andrew. He was the most... More

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TX
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We had the pizza and it was so good. I didn't think we would finish it all but we managed to. The kids loved it too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

So let me start by saying that the food was amazing. The pizza and pasta taste homemade. Now for the bad service part. My girlfriend and I went in here to try it out on our vacation in Costa Rica, and from the moment we sat down we were treated rudely. We were greeted by a younger male waiter with... More

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We showed up to this restaurant with a large group of 19 people without a reservation and they easily accommodated us. The food was very good (Italian food) and the prices were excellent. The staff was great at recommending house specialties and the service was very quick. We had a person in our group who was celiac and the restaurant... More

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