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Route 180 | Arenas Commercial Center, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4085
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great place, great food. We go here for dinner about once a month. It's always delicious. Pastas and pizza either or is good. Friendly staff.

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Sao Leopoldo, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Excellent Italian food! Service was not as good as last year, but the food remains just as great. Try the pasta Carbonara, Seafood dishes and Italian beer.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went to Tubla for dinner during the peak tourist season. We found the food delicious and the prices reasonable. Even though they clearly had a lot of business, the staff were very attentive keeping our water full, wine flowing and food served timely. We went to some much pricier restaurants and none had better quality or service than Tubla.

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Riihimaki, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had a very good pizza here and the service is also good overall a very pleasant experience. Try the breakfast menu They have a real cappucino machine so you can get a latte.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Excellant pasta and friendly service. There's also a pizza oven and a good selection of pizzas but I got the Spagetti bolognese the first time I went there and it was so good I wanted it again on my 2nd visit.

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Sandy Springs, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is our first trip to Costa Rica but we have been lucky enough to meet some condo owners who are regulars. they have suggested the best places around. We tried Tubla last night and had THE BEST meal. Order the lobster linguine for two. It is amazing in both taste and presentation. Our friends had the shrimp pasta and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Tubla is a great restaurant. The food and drinks are all really good. I highly recommend the tiramisu and the pizzas. The ambience is amazing and the owner is very attentive. Highly recommended.

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Dana Point, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Without a doubt this is our favorite Italian restaurant in Guanacaste province. On the road between Brasalito and Playa Flamingo, it is a quaint but perfect gem. Just look for the Tubla( Shark in Italian)sign. We are 10 year locals and NEVER miss a chance eating at the BEST Italian restaurant this side of Italy!. Owned and run by Italians,... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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80 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

great Italian food pizza perfect. Pasta carbonara to die for. Eggplant parmigiana very good not great fair prices. Nice wine selection and attentive service. Nice atmosphere.

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Eagle, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good pizza, their crust is very flavorful, and have some creative menu items. It isn't on the beach, so not much for atmosphere, but a nice place. Had a little better wine selection than other restaurants in the area.

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Additional Information about Tubla

Address: Route 180 | Arenas Commercial Center, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2654 4085
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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