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La Caveja

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Italian, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta
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Carretera Ocotal, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1311
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We are a family runned typical Italian restaurant. All our dishes are home...
We are a family runned typical Italian restaurant. All our dishes are home made, with fresh products on a daily base. Check out our daily specials. Our pizzas are prepared in an original wood oven which gives them the original flavor.We are open for suggestions and special reguest. Cannot find your pizza on our you menu? Ask and together we can see if we can make one that you prefer.WE hope to see you soon!Patrizia & Franco
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 112
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fresh Pastaaaaahhhh!

Really nice, affordable place for delicious pasta and pizza. This is a must visit if you miss home cooked pasta. Price includes tax and service!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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163 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Really nice, affordable place for delicious pasta and pizza. This is a must visit if you miss home cooked pasta. Price includes tax and service!!

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Pickering, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went back 3 times in order to get through all of the pizza choices. The pasta is to "die for"! Service is very fast

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Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Friendly fast service and the most DELICIOUS pizza! Highly recommend the Supreme or the pizza with blue cheese. So good! We had a table of 7 and our pizza was out really fast even with a crowded restaurant. Will definitely eat here again!

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Hamilton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Nice little coffee shop, free WIFI, nice staff, lots to choose from on the menu, great waffles and drinks. I know I'm on holiday so supposed to slow down but I would say from ordering a cup of coffee to being served is 20 minutes to a half hour even when you are the only one there.

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Rochester, New York, USA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I'm admittedly a pizza snob who appreciates a thin crust with traditional simple toppings. I'm from New York and have traveled to Italy and eaten my way through many margarita pizzas- enough said. After trying pizza at three other places in Coco, I can assure you that if you like thin crust and quality, this is the place to go.... More 

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Ocotal Beach, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is the best pizza in Costa Rica period. I eat here at least once a week as do most of my friends here in Costa Rica. The ambiance is reasonable, but, the food is OUTSTANDING. The pizza, pasta, fresh baked breads are fantastic. Strongly recommended.

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Solvang
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We thought the pizza was amazing and the Pasta dishes fresh and very tasty. La Caveja is casual outdoor dining, service was great and food consistent and delicious. After 2 weeks of eating Costa Rican food (which is great!), we all welcomed a little Italian. Great family friendly place to have a good, casual dinner. Will definitely go back if... More 

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San jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner very much, the pasta and the ravioli was home made and it feels almost like in Italy . One of the best meals that we had in Costa Rica

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My wife's half italian and lived in Italy for a couple of years and she just loves this place. One of my friends who does not live in Costa Rica anymore dreams about la Caveja's Lasagna. Real restaurant food at what I feel are the best prices in town for italian. It's the only pizza my wife likes, but it... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I'm from the Chicago area, and we have our opinions about pizza (just like New Yorkers do!). I wasn't sure about what we would get at La Caveja, but I was delighted. Very thin crust cooked perfectly! Also, the server was accommodating when we wanted to customize our pizza toppings. What was even better is that the food came out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera Ocotal, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 17
  • Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

We are a family runned typical Italian restaurant. All our dishes are home made, with fresh products on a daily base. Check out our daily specials. Our pizzas are prepared in an original wood oven which gives them the original flavor.We are open for suggestions and special reguest. Cannot find your pizza on our you menu? Ask and together we can see if we can make one that you prefer.WE hope to see you soon!Patrizia & Franco

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