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La Esquina Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Pizza, International
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
2653-0846
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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You can truly tell this is a labor of love. The owners truly appreciate good, fresh food and this is what they delivered. Greens were so fresh ( not an easy feat in Costa Rica ). Service was outstanding!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Rebecca B
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Tilton, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Tilton, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

You can truly tell this is a labor of love. The owners truly appreciate good, fresh food and this is what they delivered. Greens were so fresh ( not an easy feat in Costa Rica ). Service was outstanding!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We really loved it here. We came in later one night and got a pizza and some wine. It had been a long day and it was a really nice place to sit back and relax! You'd never know you were right at a busier intersection once you get inside the seating area. Playground for kids too!

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Beaumont, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We all got pizza and it was the best pizza I have ever had! The Daniel was my favorite. Definitely a must try; the overall experience is excellent!

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Barron, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were hungry for pizza so we stopped here. The pizza was really good, but the Chicken Quesadilla was the best we ever had! You have to try the Caipiroska cocktail....tastes just like lemonade!

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This restaurant is awesome. The menu is diverse and the food is outstanding. Whether it's pizza, a burger, or shrimp tacos, it's all insanely good. So this is a must visit restaurant as I've never been disappointed. I rent my house in Langosta and have put this restaurant on the top of the list of places to eat. Just outstanding.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Make sure you have a reservation as popular spot, however could use another server. Very good value for wood fired pizza, had the 3 cheese which was average but not to die for. I have been told the owners will sometimes close for a night without any warning so make sure they will be open. We actually walked here from... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Eat here on Wednesday night the 11 th. I'm sorry I did not get our servers name, she was excellent, smiling and seemed to enjoy serving. We sat in back corner. Now I had the calzone as did my freind. We agreed we had had better. To doughy for me. So eat the middle and we left the rest. My... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Typical open-sided Tico restaurant. Mama, papa and their two little ones ran the place. Warm, happy people. Very good food, reasonable prices. The pizza chef is happy to have his picture taken. Would go back.

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Hudson, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We sat at the bar, had a beer and ordered pizza to go. Very friendly service and great wood fired pizza!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is defiantly my favorite pizza place around. I grab pizzas from here at least once a week, maybe more. The menu isn't very large, but you can go rouge and design your pizza for you. The pizza is a very thin crust baked in a wood oven pizza. (also wood oven means it is super quick) the also do... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: 2653-0846

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?