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300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0284
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kabul, Afghanistan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten at Villa Italia once before. Both times- not only is the food amazing, the staff are friendly, personable, and recommend great dishes and wine parings. The atmosphere is beautiful and romantic. I recommend this hidden gem to everyone that can make it.

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Thank Amanda K
Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I along with 3 other couples visited Villa Italia from a recommendation from another family member. We were not disappointed! The atmosphere was second to none and the food was excellent! One of the most enjoyable meals I've ever had. I had the carbonara and my fiancé had the truffle tenderloin. We also tried the gnocchi. Everything... More 

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Thank Adrienne0341
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brought by friends. The most wonderful food and service. The owners cooked and served and the ambiance was amazing. Would recommend not leaving Playas del Coco without stopping for dinner. we are fans!

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Thank Clare H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything - food, drinks, wine glasses, service... amazing. We always go when we are in town, it's a must.

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brantford,on
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Owner charges above menu pricing, also will only do group billing. We had Gnocchi with meat and tomato sauce. Meat consisted of a tablespoon of ground beef with cereal bowl serving of gnocchi... add two beers..$40. No menu on internet, everything is $14. and up. Only overpriced bottled water available. All bad reviews on internet on owner are warranted. On... More 

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Thank Johnnyjazz
77SusyGCOSTARICA, Proprietario at Villa Italia, responded to this review
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cara signora, inizio col dire che mi fa' piacere sapere che le altre 8 persone che erano con lei al... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a 2 min dirtroad off the mainstreet, but this is a gem! We shared a delicious bruscetta and as a main my husband had the best Filetto ("Villa Italia" with Rucola and Parmesan) of Costa Rica and I had a great Ravioli! The Tiramisu and the Mascarpone with Strawberries and also the coffee were great! We highly recommand this... More 

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Thank Georgette S
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our friends love this place. Been four times now over three years. Food is very good. I had the fettuccine w mushrooms and truffles. No sign of truffles, but tasty. House Dolcetto by the glass was good. The Owner/host/server is so miserable. One can understand why there is no other floor staff who could be around this character? He seems... More 

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Thank westlakeh
77SusyGCOSTARICA, Proprietario at Villa Italia, responded to this review
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Grazie per la vostra recensione che di sicuro verra presa come consiglio per migliorare il nostro servizio,sfortunatamente il servizio se... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went fot a Valentine's Day dinner based on a recommendation. We walk down a residential street not knowing what to expect when We Came Upon This Charming open air Italian restaurant. We were served by the owner and his son who provide impeccable service. The pasta is all homemade, the chicken marsala was spectacular. Desserts are also homemade and... More 

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Thank S S
Anacortes, Washington
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136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were referred to this hidden gem by our hotel rancho armadillo. We love all things Italian. The handmade pasta. What a treat. I ordered the sage and butter ravioli. My husband ordered the fettuccine bolognese and it was fantastic. Such a treat to find this place. Decor and table finishing are perfect and calming. Prices are midrange.

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Thank Joan B
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great spot for authentic Italian food. Highly recommend reservations as the place is small. It is not on the main street in town but worth finding. Had a wonderful meal!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0284

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