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Pasta Basta

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #29 of 55 restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Very impressive! Unexpectedly Talented chef! Must try the pizza and the creme brûlée! You would think you're in a 5 star restaurant. Great place! Great food!

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A true gem! I'm a certified food snob and so my buddies and I went back here several times in the week we were in Santa Teresa. First, it's rare to go to a restaurant, in any city, that does several different types of cuisine so well. In addition to the local favorites (ceviche, grilled fish), this restaurant makes really... More

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Norton, MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Craving home cooking toward the end of a stay in Costa Rica brought to us Pasta Basta. It turned out to have some of the best home made pasta we've ever had. Their pasta stands up to the best of the North End of Boston. But when you consider the open air tropical surf town atmosphere and vibe and the... More

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Had several meals here while in Santa Teresa. This is a great place in the center of town for seafood and pasta with nice people. Don't miss it!

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Mar del Plata, Argentina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Generous amounts of good food for a more than reasonable price. And don't forget to order any of the many smoothies and juice mixes that are available! You can choose between tables under the roof or under the trees. Also, there is a playground for the kids to play under parents' sight. Nice place, to recommend.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We've visited twice and enjoyed the food on both occasions. The pizza was really good as was the pasta dish I had. The guests we went with also enjoyed their meals. However, service was very slow, so much so I spoke to the manager who said he'd look into it but clearly resented the intrusion. That said, he sent a... More

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Ottawa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Service was slow.... food wasn't very good. Seemed like it was frozen food that they reheated... We were in Santa Teresa for three weeks and this was the only bad meal we had....

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Sort of a weird vibe, although we went in late August. We were the only people in the restaurant. Easy walk to our hotel. My kids loved having the whole restaurant to themselves so they could dance.

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Barcelona, Spain
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The service was great all in spanish but my dodgy spainsh got me by, big menu for all kinds of fast buds. Pizzas are great and food quality is top notch. Im going back today.

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This is a sad rip off of a restaurant! They are right on the road with no view but dust from the passing cars. The 'specials' sign out front is misleading and they even charge you for water! Staff & management were outrageously rude when we asked about the 'specials'. We left and went to Habaneros down the street for... More

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