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La Esquina Restaurant & Pizzeria

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| 40 Metros Sur Del Banco Nacional, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pizza and the fettuccine. Both were excellent and way too much food for two. The price is better than right and the service was great. The place was packed (no open tables) with locals and expats who all seemed to know each other - says a lot about the reputation. Big play area for kids. Highly recommended... More 

Thank papi22207
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good pizza, Frutti di Mari in particular, fresh thin crust. Very nice, not expensive! I would recommend.

Thank Michael O
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was average food. They have a nice kids corner with a lot of toys and stuff. But the place and the food left a lot to be desired. Staff very friendly. We will go with just OK

Thank pepster77
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Very nice selection of pizza with great prices which is rare in Tamarindo....my favorite was the tomato, pepperoni and basil and the four cheese....nice ambiance away from the hustle and bustle of town too...had live music when I was there as well... I will be back!!!!

Thank Drew S
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We went as a group of 7 and were served quickly and had great food. We ordered 4 pizzas and 2 appetizers and had plenty left over for breakfast. Most of us drank water and a few sodas. Total of $70.

Thank Lori H
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Make sure you ask where this place is at your hotel as they have moved recently and the online maps were not yet updated in May 206. We were recommended this restaurant by a couple of people and rightfully so. The pizzas are awesome, and cooked properly in a stone oven, they are covered in topping and the base is... More 

Thank LyndonE85
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Had dinner at La Esquina while visiting Tamarindo, the food was amazing!! We ordered the fettuccine with the chef sauce and the pepperoni pizza and both were delicious. While having dinner we noticed it was getting windy and lots of lighting, next thing you know it's raining. The owner was so nice that she called to get us a taxi,... More 

Thank LalaRivera
Bend, Oregon
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Good family dinning. Ordered the vegetarian pizza- it was delicious. Fun family place, a playground for kids to play on while adults visit. Excellent wait staff.

Thank AlexP320
Elk Grove, California
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

La Esquina recently moved up the street, but they still have the same delicious menu. My wife and daughter split the seafood pasta, which is about $10 and perhaps the best value in town. You can select from several pizza options, all of which are cooked perfectly in their brick oven. The drinks are cold and reasonably priced, and there's... More 

Thank sacleonard
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

This pizzeria has the best selection of Italian food. The environment is amazing and the service is great. They have a kids playground so while your eating dinner your kids can play.

Thank Luanna B

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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
Italian, Pizza, International
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 40 Metros Sur Del Banco Nacional, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: 50622495565

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