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All 45 Playa Samara Restaurants

Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant

Camino de playa Buenavista, | Barrio Cantarrana,, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
+506 2656-1033
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Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: Dessert, French, International, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Just minutes from Samara´s town center, Samara Pacific Lodge´s unique atmosphere and restaurant will make your visit a truly memorable experience.Don´t make your dinner a “bare necessity” but an outstanding evening of tastes and enjoyment. Our Chef finds his inspiration by combining tropical country´s wealth of products with European know how.The originality, attention to detail and outstanding tastes of every dish will make your visit unique and memorable.

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minneapolis
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

I havent ever stayed here - but catch the interbus back to SJO from here every year. Coffee and breakfast are always outstanding - and the woman I always see is very welcoming and sincere. If I were to need a hotel in town - Id definately give them a try. The pool always looks clean and cool too. Maybe... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

The setting is very romantic and intimate. At least for me it was romantic. The food was excellent. The service even better. For all you chocolate lovers, I recommend the homemade chocolate brownie with ice cream. I know it made my night :)

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toronto ontario/samara costa rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

an unexpected gastronomic treat on the outskirts of the village of samara; subtle flavours and marvelous presentation...so much more than the average beach town restaurant.

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Regina, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

We stayed at this hotel while in Samara. The breakfast included was very good! We had burgers for lunch one day which were good. And for supper one evening we ordered beef tenderloin. We asked for it to be cooked well done, but had to send it back twice before the blood stopped running out. By then it was a... More

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and it was fine but we were super impressed with the fabulous cuisine! It was some of the best food we've ever had! We live in the states and are seriously considering going back to Samara just to dine at this fabulous restaurant! The owners are wonderful and even prepared special pasta dishes for my... More

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

If you're looking for a great meal in Samara, you can't go wrong with Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant. The owners/employees are French and serve great French influenced Tico food paired with excellent service. If you're looking for something a little different in Samara, this is a great spot.

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Kratie, Cambodia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

Once you will be through with the EXCELLENT banana colada prepared by the pretty Julie, take a table near the pool, order a Cab Sauv from Chile and wait for your roasted chicken with parmesan (home made fries). As I did, you'll come back for a fresh tomato rizotto or their beef and veggies plates. Not a long "Menu" but... More

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

We loved the dinner combo. Food is fresh and savorfull, nice to taste the mixes prepared by the panamean chef widely influenced by the french managers (and that's a plus !). They nicely offered to prepare a special for the kids and it was not an issue to empty the 1,5 l chilean cabernet sauvignon (excellent deal though as Julie... More

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