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Villa Italia

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300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0284
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 188
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Fabulous place to visit in paradise

The food is amazing, ambiance is great, Service is fantastic, owners Suzy and Andre are a real delight. We can't get enough of this place. We visit several times each time we go to playa del coco. Go see for yourself.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
happyinparadise101
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The food is amazing, ambiance is great, Service is fantastic, owners Suzy and Andre are a real delight. We can't get enough of this place. We visit several times each time we go to playa del coco. Go see for yourself.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had heard many wonderful things about this restaurant and couldn't wait to see what the fuss was all about. We arrived for our reservation and was seated at a very quaint outdoor dining area. Andres was our server and he was incredible. This is a husband and wife run establishment that are from Italy and everything was truly authentic.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great fresh Italian food. Cozy and good service. My husband and I like a lot, actually it became one of our favorites places

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Charleston, South Carolina
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Authentic Italian in every respect from a restaurateur from Tuscany. Family enjoyed gnocchi quattro formaggio, ravioli and fettuccine bolognese prepared to perfection with impeccable service. Having lived in Italy I can tell you this place is as good as it gets. Off the beaten path a little but aren't all the best places?

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Milford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

One of the best meals in my life! Very Romanic and off the main road in Coco. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves Italian good.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We tried Villa Italia for the first time last night after reading the reviews. We made reservations which I strongly suggest. We saw people turned away while we were there for not having a reservation or for being late. Such a cute resteraunt... The recommendations by the chef were perfect. She was very sweet and personable and again her food... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We ate here while staying at Pacifico condos. It is about a half mile walk, although pretty dark at night on a dirt road. You aren't sure you are going the right way the first time until you are right on top of it. Having said that, it was a very pleasant experience. Small and quaint, not elaborate, but very... More 

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Somerset, Sandys, Bermuda
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This has now become a "must visit" when we are in Playa del Coco! The food is some of the best Italian food that I have had anywhere. This restaurant is highly recommended and please ensure that you make reservations so that you will not be disappointed.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Small, quaint, partially open air restaurant. Lovely salads and wonderful homemade pastas. Good wine list. Will go back next time we are in Coco.

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We ate at Villa Italia with friends who were preparing to travel to Italy on vacation. They wanted an authentic Italian experience before they got there and Villa Italia delivered excellently. The food is prepared with quality ingredients, passion, creativity and flavor. The atmosphere is intimate, the menu is varied; typical and yet interesting.

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Additional Information about Villa Italia

Address: 300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2670 0284
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0284

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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