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“Great location!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Vela Latina

La Vela Latina
Beach Bar La Vela Latina, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
506 26562286
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Ranked #23 of 49 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Central American, Costa Rican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Las Cruces, nm
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Fried calamari is to die for! You must have it over and over. Best location on the beach.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Right on the beach. At high tide you are sitting in the water. Good service. They dont' mind you sitting around for awhile. Great view. Ate their almost every day

Visited June 2012
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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best Burger on the Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Shaded, Comfortable, Brought the fish I caught to "Vela", they prepared it on the spot... Soooo Awesome, So Nice People... "Si Seniorita, uno mas margarita por favor!!!

Visited November 2011
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New York City, New York
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133 reviews 133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Coldest Beer on Samara Beachfront!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

A local place with friendly staff and lively music--and yes, right on the beach! Great hamburgers and sushi, enjoy the waves and rinse in the shower before you knock back a cold one!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“La Vella Latina - THE PLACE for great Sushi in Samara”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

If you like sushi, put La Vella Latina on your list. It is right on the Samara beach. It is a very lively place during the day. I was around during Green/Low season and The Sushi chef is around until 3pm and then comes back at 6pm for dinner crowd. This might change during high season. Sushi was great !

Visited June 2012
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