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La Bruschetta

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Ocean Drive | Ciudad Neily, Pavones, Costa Rica
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed are last meal in Pavones at La Pina. We have some Italian food lovers and they were very happy. The special that particular night was beef and everyone that ordered was more than satisfied.

Thank Shirlee L
Vancouver, Washington
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The food was awesome, the service was so personable, a great atmosphere with the beach across the street and the restaurant colorfully decorated! Very relaxing enjoyable meal.

Thank P S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for about 8 years and it has been consistently great italian food, prepared fresh by a lovely italian woman. I recommend the pastas and salads. More expensive than other places in town, but worth it.

Thank Adam G
Asuncion, Paraguay
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Gnocchis with pomodoro sauce 16 USD, pizzas without tomato 20 USD. The service is ok and the owner italian lady is also nice.

Thank Matruzz
Tarpon Springs, FL
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

I went here with friends that had been here before. We ordered a lot of food to share - fettuccine, gnocchi, tortellini, two pizzas (Margarita and Carbonara), along with the bruschetta. Wow, wow, wow! All the pasta is homemade, melt in your mouth. The gnocchi and shrimp was amazing - huge shrimp! Fettuccini Alfredo had tender calamari and more jumbo... More 

Thank Originalonso
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We liked this place so much that we had lunch and dinner. Lunch was the Margarita pizza with crispy thin crust and the delicious lasagna. The other meal was a dinner. I had the Camarones with Gnocchi, the serving is HUGE! My friends had the

Thank Christine M
Baltimore, Maryland
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

If you are near Pavones and you don't stop for pizza here you're really missing out. The crust is superb.

Thank michaelmhughes
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We had a wonderful meal here, the first week in February 2016. The pasta was made on there. The seafood and chicken sauces that accompanied the pasta were properly spices and worked well with the Pasta to bring out all of the flavors. The seafood was nice and tender, not over cooked and chewy. The beef steak was served with... More 

Thank Ogre1969
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

We had a try's wonderful Italian dinner at this small dinner close to the end of the road in Pavones. The pasta was freshly made and had a wonderful flavor and was nicely complemented by the sauce. The seafood was properly cooked and nice and tender. The filets were practically fork tender with an exquisite red wine sauce. The owner/chef... More 

Thank George W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We were really surprised to get this kind of delicous real Italian pizza in such a remote place! Perfect thin crust and fresh ingredients! We highly recommend this place!

Thank RioTicoLodge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Drive | Ciudad Neily, Pavones, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Pavones
  • Phone Number: 0050627762174
Pavones lies around 15 km south of Playa Zancudo and on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Around 400 km south of the capital city San Jose, the best way to get to Pavones is via Golfito, from where you can catch a cab to here. The restaurant is just south of Rio Clara along the coastline.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?