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“Amazing new owner”
Review of La Vela Latina - CLOSED

La Vela Latina
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Costa Rican, Central American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

this place is amazing! The best atmosphere in samara and the new owner has really worked with the staff to make you feel at home while dining here. Good happy hour and try to catch the free "boca" with purchase of a beer.

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Thank mpresdenver
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

While sitting at our hotel bar enjoying happy hour, Fernando the bartender recommended that we head down to La Vela Latina Restaurant & Bar for dinner. Since it was Monday night, the special was 2 x 1 sushi...so thats where we headed. Located directly on Sámara Beach, we shared a table with another couple and ordered our sushi as well as beer. Although the place was quite busy, the service was attentive and the food delicious. What else...the 2 x 1 sushi was fantastic!!! They also serve the traditional Tico Casado, American-style Cheeseburgers, Jalapeño Poppers, Peruvian style Ceviche, just about anything to satisfy multiple tastes.

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Thank Barry H
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Great place for lunch, drinks or dinner right on the beach under the shade trees (important mid day). Totally casual and relaxed. People watching here can't be beat.

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Thank MountainGirl674
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We went for a late night dinner and really enjoyed it. The decor is so fun and the service was fantastic. There were big groups of people all dining outside, felt really festive and relaxing at the same time. Food was great too!

Thank Melody G
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Great food. Great drinks. Very caring and prompt service. Great smiles. All in a wonderful setting right on the beach. Beach bar well done. We will be back.

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Thank DHNC
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