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“Great food”

Restaurante Casa Esmeralda
Ranked #28 of 73 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Italian, Costa Rican, Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Verona, Wisconsin, United States
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Had a terrific meal at Esmeralda. Was a nice break from the sandy beachfront dive-y places we'd been at--very clean, good food, nice and airy.

Visited June 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Family Run Restaurant”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Food is delicious and reasonably priced. Family is friendly and welcoming! I actually lived with them when I was studying Spanish at Intercultura. I highly recommend!

  • Visited July 2012
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
“You Will Love This Place”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

We went to Casa Esmeralda on our first night in Samara at the suggestion of the hotel and we were so pleased with our meal, service and atmosphere.

The food was FRESH and delicious and the menu was full of options.

Service was excellent and our server was extremely helpful.

The restaurant was full but not crowded and a light evening breeze added to the ambiance.

One of the best meals of our trip and we would have gone back if not for our want to try other places in town.

Looking forward to our next visit!

  • Visited May 2013
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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“So good! Very inexpensive!”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Delicious & unique dishes. Kitchen window was open, so you could see the women working on your food & server was great. Everyone so thankful & happy. Loved it!!!

Visited May 2013
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Keswick, Ontario, Canada
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Amazing food!”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

I had the pasta and shrimp with creamy avacado sauce. It was the best food I had the entire 10 days in costa rica! My boyfriend had the gnocchi with gorganzola cheese sauce and it was amazing too!(super rich) The prices were very reasonable. I highly recommend it

Visited April 2013
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