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Gusto creativo italiano

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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Sushi, Contemporary
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next to Banco de Costa Rica | Playa Samara, Playa Samara sjo1000, Costa Rica
0050626562219
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Gusto Creativo Italiano Restaurant, in Samara Costa Rica, is...
The Gusto Creativo Italiano Restaurant, in Samara Costa Rica, is distinguished for its refined italian, creative and exotic cuisine in which the real protagonist is fish.We open for Lunch with fresh salads, bruschette and sandwiches, for Aperitif in italian style with international and tropical cocktails served with snacks and for Dinner with its warm atmosfere and excellent cuisine. Great music, latest videos, free Wi-Fi and a small art gallery are waiting to Gusto.
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  • 166
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beach again... great food

Again know that they only take CASH! This restaurant is really pretty and I wish I could eat there every day. The waiter was lovely and I told him that I the decoration, layout, it is really pretty! location of this restaurant is right on the beach. They have two for one specials as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
SaraJaneC5
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Toronto
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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austin, tx
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We went for dinner when they were having their 2 for 1 pasta special. We decided to order fish dishes instead and they were both excellent! I had the ahi tuna dish.. DELISH! My boyfriend had the sea bass which was also outstanding. Wish we could give extra stars !!!!!!!!

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My friend and I visited Gusto Friday night for the live jazz music and a drink. After looking at the menu, we decided that pizza was also a good idea... we weren't disappointed. The mojitos and sangria went down easily, the pizza was amazing, and the atmosphere and awesome vibe of the saxophone in the background was awesome!

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place is so chill! Food is great, must try the cheesecake. Ask for Nina. We hope to make it back for a 3rd visit before we leave. Oh and the band that played on Sunday may 31 was fantastic.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stumbled upon Gusto on our 1st day in Samara, and we are so happy we did!! We spent the entire afternoon enjoying food, drink and fun in the sun. The staff at Gusto is fantastic and attentive. Mateo asked us all our names, and when we returned for lunch the next day, he was just as friendly, and the... More 

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Toronto
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Again know that they only take CASH! This restaurant is really pretty and I wish I could eat there every day. The waiter was lovely and I told him that I the decoration, layout, it is really pretty! location of this restaurant is right on the beach. They have two for one specials as well as happy hour. There is... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Loved the decoration, layout, location of this restaurant. We enjoyed a pizza! If you're ever in Samara, don't leave without eating at this place! No regrets!

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48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Good food....pizza was awesome! Great drinks...happy hour has buy one get one free specials! Great place to refuel after a day on the beach! All the food we tried here on multiple visits was great

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stopped at Gusto's for a late lunch and had a blast. The young man who was our server was from Italy and a great deal of fun to talk with. We both ended up having the fresh tuna sandwich since they'd run out of proscuitto for another sandwich that looked amazing. The only criticism I have for the tuna... More 

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Sexsmith, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We enjoyed this restaurant so much we went there 3 times. There is a waitress there names Kristina she was wonderful in serving our group of 8. She remembered my kids and made sure our experience was perfect. Also the gentlemen that help you out right at the bar were an amazing experience as well they were super friendly and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Sitting on the beach for dinner was amazing. The food and the service was good. There is the odd god coming to sniff for food, it's like this anywhere in town. So if you like dogs it's ok, if you don't, oh well...

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Additional Information about Gusto creativo italiano

Address: next to Banco de Costa Rica | Playa Samara, Playa Samara sjo1000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 0050626562219
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 18
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Sushi, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: next to Banco de Costa Rica | Playa Samara, Playa Samara sjo1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: 0050626562219

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 18
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Sushi, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

The Gusto Creativo Italiano Restaurant, in Samara Costa Rica, is distinguished for its refined italian, creative and exotic cuisine in which the real protagonist is fish.We open for Lunch with fresh salads, bruschette and sandwiches, for Aperitif in italian style with international and tropical cocktails served with snacks and for Dinner with its warm atmosfere and excellent cuisine. Great music, latest videos, free Wi-Fi and a small art gallery are waiting to Gusto.
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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