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Rancho de La Playa

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible19%
Jan 29, 2014
“Great meals, Great Service, Great Atmosphere”
Jan 7, 2014
“Mixed reviews”
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

My favorite meal there is the Seafood Pasta. I'm usually burning of carb's fishing for long hours in a boat there and need my carb fix often. Megan is a sweetie from back home who will get it your way... just ask!!!

Thank Ant Tony G
Reviewed January 7, 2014

My husband and I attended this hotel/restaurant on 2 occasions, 1 for the live music which was great and 1 for the breakfast. This is where the review takes a turn for the worse. My husband ordered the American breakfast to which he asked for...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Rancho de la Playa has become one of our favorite places in Samara. Wednesday and Saturday nights they have live music and there are always nightly specials on food and drinks. The ambiance is wonderful with very friendly staff, especially Megan with her always cheerful...More

Thank sailorkm
Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Rancho de la Playa was one of the first restaurants/hotels I frequented while visiting Samara, and is one that I will continue to go to while living here. The prices are very affordable for the hotel and restaurant, the food is very good (both...More

Thank Terry-Canada_Samara
Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Rancho de la Playa was one of the first restaurants/hotels I frequented while visiting Samara, and is one that I will continue to go to while living here. The prices are very affordable for the hotel and restaurant, the food is very good (both...More

Thank Terry-Canada_Samara
Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

have had 2 different dishes here and they were both good. The music was amazing and our kids were dancing for over an hour. The locals seem to come here for the music as well.

Thank mpresdenver
Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our eve at Rancho. Loved the food, live music, and service. We had 8 people including 4 children and we all had a blast. We really liked the grilled snapper, chicken curry, and kids enjoyed the burger and fries. Overall good value,...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Prior to our trip we chose this restaurant to dine on our first night in Playa Samara because of good reviews and because of live music on Wednesday/Saturday nights. We did learn that ownership changed hands about one year ago which may explain my scathing...More

Thank 2Bruce
Reviewed March 12, 2013

We had many meals at the Rancho and always good. We enjoyed especially the pasta with smoked tuna. What a treat that was. They should add more finger food on their menu for the days where you do not want a full meal.

Thank RogerGatineau
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Come here on Wednesdays for Live Music or Saturdays for Open Mike Night. The burritos are delicious, and they regularly have decent drink specials.

Thank grsteven89
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  • Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
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