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Dolce Vita

Main Road, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0107
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (21 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

We had Valentine's Day dinner here and it was a real treat! Not only did they give the women in the party a fresh cut red rose, they also served us all complimentary sangria! Our meals were top notch! We shared the Mariscada (a casserole...More

Thank Joannman
Reviewed February 24, 2014

Had one of our best meals here. Food was fresh and tasty. Nice outdoor deck with fans and comfortable chairs. Well-run establishment. Thank you!

Thank trippin321
Reviewed January 28, 2014

We've been going to La Dolce Vita for special-occasion meals since we've been coming to Nosara (9 years & a dozen visits now). The restaurant has barely changed at all in that time. It's always excellent, and the owner, Roberto, is an amazingly gracious host....More

Thank annie791952
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Amazing, authentic Italian food in the jungle! Service was warm and courteous, and the owner makes a point of greeting everyone. The pasta is amazing, and the cheese he imports from Italy is incredible. The food here is not just good for Nosara, it's good...More

Thank AnotherTravelGirl
Reviewed January 27, 2014

The food was delicious, the warm welcome and hospitality was exceptional, the ambience was lovely. We were served complimentary limoncello and this goes down as one of my all time favorite meals! How does it get better than that? Enjoy!

Thank Pat C
Reviewed January 12, 2014

The food was absolutely delightful: the tuna tartare is deliciously prepared and its taste delicately balanced with oil, anchovies, capers and spices. My fiancé and I had not had red meat in a long time on our first night there and took a chance on...More

Thank GEP1969
Reviewed January 10, 2014

Very friendly and cozy joint. Basic Italian food, the garlic and olive oil dip was amazing, and eggplant was really just breadcrumbs & bland. The kids loved it. The wine was flowing so we had a great time.

Thank J F
Reviewed January 9, 2014

My wife and I had a fantastic meal in this unique restaurant. We will go back again for sure. I recommend the tuna in vinegar sauce and gniocci in gorganzola sauce!

Thank walljer
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Our third visit to Nosara, our second to La Dolce Vita and we know why it is rated Number 1 in Nosara. Setting, service, food make this the kind of place others try to emulate. We arrived early, were greeted by a polite server and...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

One of the best meals we had in Nosara. Fresh pasta, good wine list, excellent service. Everyone's food was enjoyable, hot and we all had fun. One thing to remember us that the restaurant doesn't accept credit cards so plan accordingly.

Thank Sanibelmike2
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February 24, 2016|
Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dolce Vita and La Luna in Playa Pelada are both wonderful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0107
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