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Pizzeria La Baula

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| 100m North from Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like pizza, La Baula is for you! Crafted by Italians, La Baula's pizza is thin crusted and delicious. There is a variety for every taste, and if you don't find what you want on the menu, they will make one according to your desires. I've eaten at La Baula 12-15 times, and I can't wait to go back!

Thank mbahr
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Meh list. Has great reviews but if you are used to amazing pizza there is no way you'll be impressed. Meh. Meh cheese and meh portions! Yes good prices but really? That is a personal pizza. But super nice decor and super nice people. Just don't expect nyc pizza. At all. More like what mom made when we were... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has excellent service and great Pizza and Salad as well. I highly recommend it. We loved our pizza. The Pizza La Baula is the best. There was music and the atmosphere is great.

Thank Varshi_B
Conway, Arkansas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loved this place! They even had a playground! Very neat and clean. Great service and great food! My only complaint is that there was only pizza on the menu but that was not a problem for the kids!

Thank m4mannis
Camberley, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this one by accident on the way to Dragonfly, but decided to visit the next night. We're very glad we did - the Pizza here was fantastic and well priced for Tamarindo too. Proper Italian style thin and crispy pizza cooked in a proper pizza oven. The next day when we spoke to the Italian owner of Tamarindo... More 

Thank Top_Starfish
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very very beautiful space, great wine selection and the pizza was really good. This is the second time that we've visited this lovely place while in Tamarindo and it will continue to be our to go spot when visiting Tamarindo for our pizza dosage! Lovely staff too.

Thank Naomi C
Burlingame, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met a group here for dinner one night during my Tamarindo stay. The food was good and the outdoor patio was very nice on a warm summer day.

Thank segdeha
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with my family. Very nice place. Big open dining room with plenty of picnic like tables on the perimeter. Huge pizza selection of approximately 30 named pies. Wine list too. We got there @ 7:30pm on a Friday night and the place was filling up fast. 3 servers for about 30 tables so don't expect them... More 

Thank havana11
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did take out one night and the service even for take out was excellent. Didn't have to wait long. The pizza is close to the best I've ever had, even in the States. If you don't have time to sit down at their restaurant, do yourself a favor and at least order take out. You won't regret it.

Thank Dave B
San Jose, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful open air restaurant. The four of us ordered pizza (pizza, salads and a few desserts are the only food items on the menu) which was served on wooden pizza paddles. We really enjoyed the thin crust. Ingredients were delicious. We tried the pepperoni, garlic, anchovies with olives and capers. Service was very good. Lots of friendly cats roam the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 100m North from Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: 2653-1450
Una pizzeria con una atmosfera unica, un ambiente acogedor,casual y de entorno agradable... el mejor lugar para cenar en Tamarindo!Nuestro menu es especializado en pizzas a la carta, ensaladas, variedad de vinos, postres y nuestros famosos gelatos.Ademas contamos con mesas al aire libre, columpios y tobogan para ninos.

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