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Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1384
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Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner with garden with candle light and air conditioning inside...

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Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We visited here several times over a couple of weeks, as my husband is a big fan of Gelato. While the Gelato is decent, the customer service gets a 1 on a scale of 1 to 10. Enjoy it, but don't expect a smile or any friendliness -- even if you speak Spanish.

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Atlanta, GA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and I ate dinner at La Dolce Vita and had the Spaghetti Dolce Vita which is the seafood pasta dish on the menu. This dinner was superb and the flavors so fresh. Our server Guillermo was attentive and we enjoyed exchanging stories with him throughout our meal. Guillermo recommended dessert which we shared and OMG was it wonderful.... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A party of four, we ate here on our last afternoon in Costa Rica. The staff was friendly, but not overwhelming. My husband and I each had a seafood entree and both thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. Will plan a night here on each visit we make back to Playas del Coco, Costa Rica!

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We ate here as part of a promotion for taking a timeshare tour. We found the service and food good and the outside seating was in a courtyard with other businesses. My wife order the snapper which came with assorted vegetables and mashed potatoes. I had the chicken Parmesan which was good for Costa Rica. My wife portion was so... More 

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Camarillo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My daughter and I ate here a lot while we stayed in a condo nearbye and the food was all wonderful. I especially enjoyed the fish meals and shrimp. The pizza was thin crust and out of this world. The welcome Punch was the best I've ever had. My daughter and I especially enjoyed the freshly mads guacamole and chips.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had great pasta: fetuccini Alfredo which was a good size portion and great taste, and Pasta with Crab, which was tasty and artfully presented, but I missed the chunks of crab meat. One of us ordered a pizza, which was very tasty and had a nice thin crust. Wine list is fine for Playas del Coco, they have some... More 

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Bologna
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Food is simply delicious, BEST STEAK in town. Soft fillet minion stakes cooked on a firestone right on your table, accompanied with grilled vegetables, guacamole and of course good red wine. Available also a great selection of typical costarican food and international plates. Recommended!!

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Port Deposit, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

we ate breakfast there a couple times and had pizza after a day of drinking while we stayed nearby. staff was always friendly and the food was delish. fresh and yummy!!

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

During our week stay we ate here twice. There plate of calamari is HUGE and delicious and their specialty pizzas are small but excellent. The owner is super nice and cool!

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had a very tasty and filling pasta dish, nice cold beer, not cheap but not expensive. The service was good and friendly and the food is all made fresh to order.

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Address: Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2670 1384
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, International

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