First off, let me just say that you do not have to be a 'foodie" to enjoy this restaurant. Anyone who wants great food, impeccable service, beautiful location, and a night to remember will enjoy this spot. We dined at Abbocato in their old location and loved the charm. This new spot is a whole different level. From the moment you enter, you will notice the elegant interior. Then you walk through the space out onto the terrace for an unbelievable view of the Papagayo Gulf. With an infinity pool overlooking the ocean, cocktail in hand, and sun setting over the ocean, it is already a great night.
Then comes the food. Let me just say that Chef Andrea is a master in the kitchen. We went with his recommendation of the prix fixe menu with a meat and seafood for each. My wife and I had to share absolutely everything because each dish is spectacular. Every course is elegantly displayed and melts in your mouth. I could go on to describe each course but words could not really do it properly. You have to experience the wonderful creations he presents.
To top it all off, the service is amazing. He and his wife Paola each have a deep background in the industry and their attention to detail shows. Along with their knowledge is a passion for excellence that you rarely see. Everything about the restaurant, and the dining experience, is well thought out and truly not to be missed.
Make this a must stop on any visit to Guanacaste!