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El Pulpo Pizzeria

Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Inside the Hotel Manala Face of la Lora, Santa Teresa 1417, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0202
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery
Description: The best pizza in town since 2005.Open all year.Delivery where you...
The best pizza in town since 2005.Open all year.Delivery where you are.More than 30 different pizzas,calzone,pastas,salads,empanadas and more.Worked by its owners.
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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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
Most recent review
Awesome pizza!

We tried this place on the recommendation of the hotel we are staying at (Otra Lado) as it was just up the road and she indicated that it was the best pizza in town. The pizza was excellent and the service was very good. It is probably some of the best pizza I have ever had. The crust was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Cheryl K
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Regina, Canada
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Regina, Canada
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195 reviews 195 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We tried this place on the recommendation of the hotel we are staying at (Otra Lado) as it was just up the road and she indicated that it was the best pizza in town. The pizza was excellent and the service was very good. It is probably some of the best pizza I have ever had. The crust was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I highly recommend the shrimp pizza with sweet chili sauce. It was absolutely phenomenal. Great atmosphere for a couple or more.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

What more can I say? I've tried all the pizza here and this is the best by a long shot. All my Tico friends who have tried it love it too. I also tried the ravioli and it was delightful. Service is not strong, and they didn't seem to like having a table of Ticos in the restaurant but when... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The restaurant is located at the back of the Hotel Manala, next to the swimming pool in a beautifully landscaped setting. We shared a vegetable pizza and spaghetti Bolognese. The pizza crust was thin and crusty, the pizza was loaded with fresh vegetables, but we found the tomato sauce bland and unseasoned. The spaghetti, by contrast, was perfectly al dente,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Admittedly this was the only pizza we tried in S. Teresa - but doubt any could be as good. We ordered delivery one night when weather and complete fatigue from our surf lesson prevented us from leaving our hotel. The margherita pizza and four cheese were excellent - perfect crust and topping/sauce ratio. Even better was the super fast delivery... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food here is not super fancy, but the prices are fantastic and the ambience is serene. It's a great option if you want to eat out, but not break the bank here in ST.

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Capbreton, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Costa Rica certainly like its pizza, so we've tried a few, but this place was most definitely the best. Great choice of toppings, perfect base (not too deep) and washed down with a great mojito. Staff friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The pizza here is good and big, you get your moneys worth. Drinks are a bit expensive and the place is quite dark and empty when we were there. I recommend getting takeaway from here!

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London, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The toppings are fresh and plenty, the crust is thin, crispy and tasty, the delivery is quick and the price is right! We ordered pizza three times during our stay and it was consistently delicious each time!

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British Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

A Santa Teresa favorite. They have the best pizza in town. Routinely went to El Pulpo to have the supremo pizza and four cheese ravioli. The food never disappointed. The location is also really nice - set off the road so you don't have to hear the road traffic or deal with dust. Portion sizes are large. Pricing is comparable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Inside the Hotel Manala Face of la Lora, Santa Teresa 1417, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

Description

The best pizza in town since 2005.Open all year.Delivery where you are.More than 30 different pizzas,calzone,pastas,salads,empanadas and more.Worked by its owners.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?