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“Trattoria in the jungle.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Il Basilico

Il Basilico
Mail Road Through Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
2682 1472
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Ranked #16 of 50 Restaurants in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
las vegas
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Trattoria in the jungle.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Il Basilico is difficult to spot off the main road. Glad I found it though. The thin crust pizza is excellent and all the ingredients are fresh. My pasta was al dente and the sauce had unique Italian flavors. The service was fast and efficient. The atmosphere lacked vitality though.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Central Penna
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“So good we came back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Had Spaghetti Carbonera first time, pizza the second. Our friend had seafood spaghetti in a bowl with a pastry shell over it..resembled a pie..full of shrimp, calamari, clams, mussels ect..
Great rustic setting and good service..not pricey.

Visited July 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“SEA FOOD and Pasta”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We had one of our best meals in the Nosara - Guiones area at Il Basilico. Fresh sea food was done just right. Pasta for my kids tell s it all when the plates are empty after a whole day at the beach. Good service, clean nice place for a meal.

Visited June 2012
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Wilmington, NC
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Love it when I'm there-dream about it when I'm not!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

There's just no pizza like it! Try the shrimp pizza and if you need a break from saucy, cheesy heaven, the grilled shrimp salad with avocados is positively addictive!

Visited April 2012
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Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Pizza Reminiscent of New York”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

After 5 years in New York I'm grateful for Il Basilico. The pizza is a little different but very high quality and they deliver. Good stuff. Must visit in Guoines.

Visited March 2012
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