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LA PACHANGA

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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GUANACASTE, Tamarindo 20100, Costa Rica
+506 8347 7001
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: SMALL RESTAURANT WITH BIG REPUTACION WHERE YOU CAN EAT THE REAL...
SMALL RESTAURANT WITH BIG REPUTACION WHERE YOU CAN EAT THE REAL TRADITIONAL ITALIAN FOOD, HOMEMADE PASTA,RAVIOLI, PIZZA, FISH, MEAT AND A LOT OF VEGETARIAN DISHES, ASK FOR GLUTEN FREE PASTASPECIALS EVERY NIGHT AND LIVE MUSIC
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Oceanside Dining

We met a large family group there. You can have the full menu at the bar. We sat at a large wooden table on the sand to be near the waves. I had grilled lobster, which was amazing! We will visit La Pachanga for special occasions in the future.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We met a large family group there. You can have the full menu at the bar. We sat at a large wooden table on the sand to be near the waves. I had grilled lobster, which was amazing! We will visit La Pachanga for special occasions in the future.

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Annapolis MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Look forward to having dinner here every time I visit Tamarindo CR which is 2 to 3 times year! I was told about this restaurant by a local restaurant and wasn't disappointed. The meal is always wonderful serving perfect and the chef and the staff are always very friendly and interesting to talk to. Have recommended to many friends and... More 

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Langosta, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

La Pachanga has a world renown Chef out of New York, Cooked at some of the best restaurants in the world. All the food is made to order, Everything is home made by hand, pasta's melt in you mouth, sauces are silky, fresh, clean and mouth watering delicious!!! If you want to have the best Mussels in a rich Red... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautiful outside setting, server friendly and polite. The pizza is the best I have had in Tamarindo. Good food, good value. enjoy!

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China, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We visited Pachanga our last night in Tamarindo and wish we would have found it sooner. It is off the main drag and nice for a quiet meal. We both had the specials for the evening (Mahi Mahi and homemade fettuccine with spinach and procuitto* spelling?). We both grew up on the coast and have a high standard of how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The pizza was fantastic. The patio was breezy and the server was very friendly. It was a great value as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My eldest daughter loved her pasta, mine was just okay. The cheese pizza was a little too gourmet for my 11 year old, possibly included blue cheese. Calamari (fried) not good but may have been because we had delivered, little limp. We looked for this place our first night & the locals directed us all the way down the strip... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The fresh pasta is really excellent. Also had great and reasonably priced wine and mojitos. Only thing missing was a basket of bread, but dining under the stars made up for it.

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Sudbury, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Loved this place last year, Was my favourite for homemade pasta. Don't know if it got sold and have new owners but not the same as last year. So sad...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat Sunday night. Two of our first choices were closed on Sundays. We couldn't find out what hours/days La Pachanga was open, but we decided to chance it. It's off the main road in Tamarindo, and about a 10 minute walk from our hotel, which is a far walk in Tamarindo. The restaurant... More 

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Address: GUANACASTE, Tamarindo 20100, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8347 7001
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: GUANACASTE, Tamarindo 20100, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8347 7001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Description

SMALL RESTAURANT WITH BIG REPUTACION WHERE YOU CAN EAT THE REAL TRADITIONAL ITALIAN FOOD, HOMEMADE PASTA,RAVIOLI, PIZZA, FISH, MEAT AND A LOT OF VEGETARIAN DISHES, ASK FOR GLUTEN FREE PASTASPECIALS EVERY NIGHT AND LIVE MUSIC

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