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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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Hours:
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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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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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
Pizza just like you get in Naples

I've had pizza in a lot of places but this place is the best. Ok the pizza in Italy is better but this is a very close second. The margarita pizza is great with a nice thin crust. We have had them deliver and I have picked up and taken out. Both times the service was great. I would recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Chris E
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Whitby, Canada
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Whitby, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I've had pizza in a lot of places but this place is the best. Ok the pizza in Italy is better but this is a very close second. The margarita pizza is great with a nice thin crust. We have had them deliver and I have picked up and taken out. Both times the service was great. I would recommend... More 

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south hadley
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

What is there not to like about El Pulpo's pizza. The best crust we have ever had bar none! The topping are bountiful and absolutely delicious. We had it delivered and it arrived promptly, hot, and amazingly delicious. Truly the best pizza we have ever had and we have been to Italy twice!

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

There was 18 of us in our family that descended on El Pulpo the day we were leaving for the airport and I think the owner and his wife (the cook) were thinking OMG, how are we going to feed all these people at once. Having said that, the pizza was the best I've ever had in my life, so... More 

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Regina, Canada
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211 reviews 211 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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?