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Il Basilico

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Mail Road Through Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
2682 1472
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Pizza

We ate here on the way out of area and had some of the best pizza I have ever had in Costa Rica. Definitely worth the stop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Liberia, Costa Rica
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ate here on the way out of area and had some of the best pizza I have ever had in Costa Rica. Definitely worth the stop.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Everything was delicious. Garlic shrimp, Penne Arraniata, the thin crust pizzas, all wonderful. They have gluten free choices too. Bar is attractive and interestingly designed. Tables made from beautiful wood. Food as good as any in Italy. Service wonderful. Yes, slow getting the bill, but very pleasant evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We ate here last Saturday, there was a deal on for $10 pizzas so we got the large house pizza! The food was good however the service was a little slow, especially at the end when we wanted to get our bill. It was probably the busiest restaurant we ate at in Nosara which created a nice atmosphere.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Had the thin crust pizzas and they were amazing. Would highly recommend going here to get some great food while in town!!!

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Yellowknife, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Came here for dinner as we heard from locals it was a great place to eat. They were right! The servers were great, the menu had a really good assortment. The pizza and pasta was delicious! Prices were reasonable.

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We have been there a few times (especially on Thursdays and Saturdays when they have live music a $10 pizzas) and they never disappoint. Thin crust and very good pizzas. Unbelievably they do deliveries too!

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Washington, DC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Fresh pastas in the middle of a beach town in Costa Rica...yes....service a bit slow, even by Tico standards....but relax w a Sangria or other cocktail and it will all be alright. Pizzas w zesty sauce.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Best pizza - cheap on Thursdays and Saturdays. You'd probably never stop just driving by but this is Nosara! Park on the side of the road and get in! A good mix of locals and tourists. It can get really busy on these nights and there is often times live music as well. There is usually a helpful "parking attendant"... More 

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lake placid ny
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food at Basilico ( we had pizza and caparese salad) were great! The pizza had thin crispy crust and all the veggies were very fresh! The brownie sundae for dessert was to die for! It seems in Costa Rica that once you get your meal- the servers are not in much of a hurry to give you your check... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The night our group, (17 of us) went for dinner at Basilico the coastal area had a power outage for a few hours. This did not stop the restaurant from giving us a perfect evenings' worth of extremely good food, great atmosphere and some fun local entertainment after the power came on. We ate by candle light for a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mail Road Through Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: 2682 1472

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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