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300 mts oeste de el correo, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #28 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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sunriver
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Lovely beach front setting. Great guacamole and chips. Pasta carbonara dry, fish filets over cooked and rubbery. Skip it for meals. Try it for a drink and tape at sunset. Cash only. Moderate charges.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We only went to Locanda for breakfast and it was good. Not great, but good. It was convenient to where we stayed, and provided a wonderful way to start the day. Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, coffee one time, pancakes, which turned out to be a large, single pancake, the second time. Also ordered the fruit platter which was attractive and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's a beautiful restaurant right at the beach, very romantic for a couple. The service was OK, we ordered a Tuna cascado and a hamburger. The fish was OK, but a very small portion. The black beans looked like they came right out of the can! The meat of the hamburger was tasteless, the cheddar was not melted, the bacon... More

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kaarst
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

very nice terrace on the beach, nicely decorated including sun beds. Very well prepared cocktails, top Ti-Punch. We lunched twice and enjoyed great food prepared with care. So we came back a 3rd time for dinner. For unclear reasons we had to wait more than 1 hour for a rather easy order and quality at the end was just average.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Ok...you have not had fish soup like this. Lobster, clams, mussels and more in a light tomato soup base served with bread so you won't miss a morsle of the soup. Really big enough for 2. Get the nachos with the guacamole. Their chips are hand made and you could eat a bag of them alone by themselves....MOST IMPORTANT! 2... More

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Red Hook, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I've been to this restaurant many times, for breakfast, lunch and dinner it's just under the palm trees facing the ocean, with plush pillows on chairs really like the owner (also his beautiful horse) and staff are accomodating and friendly, food really good. lobster in March was out of season but when available it's the best lobster I ever ate... More

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Nicoya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This was our third visit, and each equally excellent. Indeed heavenly food, with a location to match! The salads are huge, beautifully presented, with lots of lively flavours! Service by happy, smiling, and unobtrusive staff.

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Surrey, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Located on the beach, this is a great spot to eat. My wife had the Caprese salad, which was a stunning presentation, and very tasty. I had grilled sea bass, and the same again....tasty. A little pricey, but the food and service was excellent.

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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I ate at Locanda last night, so I thought I would post this review while it was still fresh. We were actually headed to another restaurant but it was closed for a private party so we wondered into Locanda. I was immediately attracted to the comfortable looking seating on the beach (often seating is a plastic chair)... More

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Montreal
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

They have all day happy hours for two, drinks, hamburgers and even whole fish grilled for two. Prices are reasonable and in line in value. They have a side shower if you want to refresh after a swim and between the Pina Colada and the Margarita. They don't expect tipping but a small tip goes a long way to put... More

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Additional Information about Locanda

Address: 300 mts oeste de el correo, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 26560036
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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