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“Absolutely fantastic for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike!”

Ahora Si Veggie Restaurant
Ranked #34 of 73 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Pizza, International
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: First and only vegetarian,vegan,raw restaurant in town...happy to serve everybody with tasty & healty food made with Love for Life
Reviewed May 17, 2012

My girlfriend and I visited this restaurant after reading reviews on this website. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and staff to an absolutely delicious meal that was prepared as we waited. Fresh squeezed lemonade complimented our pesto gnocchi, vegetable curry and delicious home made ice cream. The restaurant has a rich ambiance and is tucked into a corner in Samara that is slightly off the beaten path. This was definitely some of the best food we've ever eaten. Highly recommended and we will definitely be back!

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Reviewed April 14, 2012

Best meals we had in Costa Rica! The home made pasta had my young daughter wanting to back every night:) The food was fresh and delicious, not to mention healthy - in a very good way! Loved being able to see into the spotless kitchen as our wonderful meals were being prepared. Sabina and her staff were always very friendly, welcoming and attentive. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank mx2012
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Reviewed April 14, 2012

Had dinner here one night, ordered the special and got a huge plate of homemade pumpkin ravioli. This can be quite bland in Europe but was delicious in Samara, probably thanks to the very tasty local pumpkin used. The meal was not exactly cheap at 6,000 colones, plus 1,500 for the milkshake, but it was very good and the atmosphere very pleasant. The deserts looked great, too, but I was too full to try them.

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Reviewed April 13, 2012

We were lucky to live in Samara for 3 months in early 2012. During that time, we tried most of the restaurants in the town. Only Ahora Si, saw us return 4 times.

This is a special place with a caring and passionate chef, Sabina.

She is friendly, talented, and enthusiastic. She is happy to share her excitement for her cuisine and we were just as excited to try her newest creations.

The menu is full of innovative inventions, with a heavy dependance on local fruits and vegetables.

Some of our favorite items were the Guacamole basil appetizer (Pictured) the "Ahora Si" entree of zucchini au gratin with bechamel sauce/bread (pictured), Special of Pumpkin stuffed ravioli with white sauce & nutmeg (Pictured) and the Lasagna platano (pictured).

Everything was always wonderful. The wait was never long, the service was always friendly, the deserts were delicious but guilt free, the pizzas were also very good.

It was great to have a place in Samara that knows how to blend healthy, with creative and delicious.

If you are not vegetarian, don't worry, you will love this place because good food is good food.

If you only have a limited time in Samara, don't miss this one.

Thank you to Sabina and the entire Ahora Si Team.

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Thank jenniferkoukla
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Reviewed April 2, 2012

The pizza was overpriced at 5000 Colones (and e.g. they charged 500 Colones for just a few snippets of Zucchini) and tasted mediocre at best. The toilets were disgusting. It was our worst dinner experience and the worst food we had in Costa Rica. The only reason we are giving two points is that the staff was very nice.

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3  Thank Sabine_Milan
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