This was the first place we ate in Samara, on the advice of Dr. Freddy Soto (a charming local physician if you are in need of a doctor while on vacation). It was, as advertised; simple, local style food, cooked with fresh ingredients. Although it is not on the beach, it has a nice "casa" sort of feel to it. We were the first ones there the night we went, but it quickly filled up with locals and tourists alike. I wasn't feeling great that night so I had a simple chicken and rice dish with salad on the side. It was very tasty without being over done. My husband had pork with rice and beans which he said was very good too. Wines by the glass were some of the best we had, very reasonable and nicely chilled. Although we were a couple, I think this would be a great place for families. It was very family friendly, the menu had lots of good options for kids and it was very reasonable. We would definitely recommend dinner here if you are visiting Playa Samara.
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