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Restaurante Escalofrio

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Italian, Pizza, Ice Cream, Pasta
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Quepos centro, Quepos, Costa Rica
00506-27771902
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A piece of Italy in Costa Rica

We went for a pizza with some white wine and liked the atmosphere very much. The waiters were very friendly and the food was delicious. Also the laidback house music in the background and a huge variety of Italian icecreams are worth mentioning

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Mart W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We went for a pizza with some white wine and liked the atmosphere very much. The waiters were very friendly and the food was delicious. Also the laidback house music in the background and a huge variety of Italian icecreams are worth mentioning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I'm from Chicago (home of great pizza, not speaking of deep dish) and really enjoyed this place. The pizza, pasta and... Calzone - best I ever had? In Costa Rica? Huh. We even had it delivered one night - very fast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

this restaurant was but here by the gods so that we mortals would have a little taste of heaven the pasta the pizza the ice cream there is not a single flaw i have been to restaurants in a lot of country's ate meals that cost $1 to meals of $500 and this is the best i have ever had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Great Pizza, incredibly delicious ice creams and great service as well. Definitely a place to go back to! The best pizza in Quepos.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

what a wonderful stopping place after visiting the open market on Friday evenings! This place has become my regular Friday night restaurant, and for very good reasons! Their wood fired pizza is fabulous ,with a huge choice of toppings! The home made spaghetti , the fresh ingredients and the presentation, very friendly and knowledgeable staff, make for a very good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

One of the best real italian restaurant in Center America; each dish is nice and high quality food. Casual environment with qualified staff and available to various customer needs. I recommend it to all those people love good food, good service and friendliness of the staff too. Stefano Meli KLM-AIR FRANCE Platinum Life Member

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

open air Italian restaurant near bus depot. Pasta is freshly made- I had ham and mushroom with light cream sauce. Overhead fans keep it comfortable. Watch the sunset on the Pacific from the nearby beach before dinner, then eat here and avoid the pricey restaurants with a sunset view. Take the bus to Quepos for 315 colones.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great Pizza and Italian Menu. Nice clean open air restaurant in Quepos centro. Pizza is oven baked with hand made dough. great assortment of toppings. They also have great Ice cream.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

had pizza here first night - thought the food was quite well prepared, and great taste had seafood pizza and veggie pizza - not as good as Italy, but actually very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a bit of the main path of quepos but worth finding. We tried the pizza and pasta and both were wonderful. Thin crust pizza that 2 can easily share one. We also tried many scoops of their many favors of ice cream...all were a hit! Plus the price for four was very affordable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Quepos centro, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: 00506-27771902

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Ice Cream, Pasta

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?