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“Awesome Experience”
Review of La Pachanga

La Pachanga
Ranked #20 of 189 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: SMALL RESTAURANT WITH BIG REPUTACION WHERE YOU CAN EAT THE REAL TRADITIONAL ITALIAN FOOD, HOMEMADE PASTA,RAVIOLI, PIZZA, FISH, MEAT AND A LOT OF VEGETARIAN DISHES, ASK FOR GLUTEN FREE PASTASPECIALS EVERY NIGHT AND LIVE MUSIC
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“Awesome Experience”
Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

Wow, what a great little spot. We were in a rental house just two blocks away and used trip advisor for restaurants nearby. After seeing all the great review my wife and two teenage boys walked down the road. Boy were we not dissapointed. Great food and great service. The waitress is actually not from the US, she is from Canada. We are only here for ten days, and like to try as many places as we can when were somewhere new, but I'm pretty sure were gonna have to come back here before we leave!!

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“Just ok”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Some of our dishes were better than others. My steak ears well done instead of medium. Our waitress forgot to order my grandson's dish. It was crowded and a little rushed. As it was our first night in Costa Rica we were very tired so that could have influenced our experience.

Visited March 2013
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Rockville, Maryland
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“Great Italian in Costa Rica”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

This place was great! The service was timely and friendly and the food was delicious. Homemade pasta, fresh ingredients, large and varied menu, and even music. Definitely worth the short walk off the main street. This was the best restaurant we visited in Tamarindo.

Visited March 2013
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St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian food”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Menu changes daily. Chef cooks from scratch, the pasta is great ..good wine selection. I had the penne vodka others enjoyed the meat sauces. The desserts were yummy. We sat out doors and it was a very warm night. However it was a nice experience overall.

Visited March 2013
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Mystic, Connecticut
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“Food is awesome!”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

WE loved this restaurant so much that we ate here two nights in a row...great raviolis and veal! Best restaurant in Tamarindo!!

Visited March 2013
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