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Al Manglar Bar & Pizzeria - CLOSED

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Feb 18, 2015
“it is now closed. reviews were great but it is no more”
May 31, 2014
“CLOSED!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were eager to go to Al Manglar and tried to find it - only to learn that they had closed for good. Too bad. Please bring tripadvisor up to date. The restaurant had great reviews.

Thank travel-till-I-drop
Reviewed May 31, 2014

This restaurant was on our list of desired places to eat during our week in Samara, so we were disappointed to find it closed.

Thank skacian
Reviewed March 14, 2014

We have been putting a lot of faith in Fodor's 2014, and when it is recommended in this book, we have never been disappointed!! According to the book, it is "the best pizza in town". We couldn't agree more! It is a thin crust pizza...More

Thank Ellen H
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Found this place on our second to last night in Samara, which is too bad, because it was our favourite place in Samara! Unassuming from the road, when you come and sit down it is cozy and clean. Service is good, relaxed, the hostess and...More

Thank postienurse
Reviewed March 3, 2014

I thought the food was very good. Tasty pasta and pizza. But our visit was marred by some exceptionally poor service. First of all we waited for a very long time for any food to appear at all. But that was exacerbated by the fact...More

Thank Angor
Reviewed February 26, 2014

We decided to check out Al Manglar on our last evening in Samara. The service seemed a little slow, but good bruschetta app to start. Two of us ordered pasta and two pizza. FORTY MINUTES after our pasta arrived, the pizza finally did -- except...More

Thank dbladybug
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Simply put: great food, great hostess. Incredibly nice cook, waitress, the works. Even got a show from a bunch of kittens living there! Would definately recommend this to anyone who loves an authentic Italian meal!!

Thank Remy C
Reviewed February 21, 2014

Al Manglar is off the beaten track in Samara, but worth the trip if you like Italian food with a Tico twist. We were a party of four and must have come in after a few big parties because we were definitely served on Tico-time!...More

Thank cindywait
Reviewed January 21, 2014

After traveling for a month in Central America, I had a hankering for some pizza while in Playa Samara. Eating beans and rice left something to be desired and I came to trusty tripadvisor to tell me where I could get some in this quaint...More

Thank luvablebug
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Seriously, this was one of the best pizza we've ever eaten! We ate here twice during our stay in Samara. Both times the service and food was excellent. Try the Diablo - spicy salami - and be sure to ask for the house specialty "hot...More

Thank firestop
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
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