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Norte de la Cruz Roja 100m, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
+506 2582 2121
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Fort Worth, Texas
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

The lasagna carne seemed to have no pasta layer or moz cheese. More like a loosely formed meatloaf with tomato sauce. The nice salad had a self served oil with hot peppers For dressing. Waiter took order, served and brought check not even refilling water glasses.

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Thank Barbara P
Tarcoles, Costa Rica
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

Great selection of pastas and sauces. The Pizza was one of the best in Costa Rica Great wine list and excellent service. I haven't seen a wine spritz on the menu for years…loved it! Good size portions and reasonably priced for this quality of food

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1 Thank bebco
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146 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

We stopped in with a friend from the area. Nice clean place. Great service waiter spoke a bit of english no english menu but u can manage. Big portions a little pricey but food was excellent. Had the linguine bolonese very good. Local wine we tried was nice as well. You cant go wrong stopping in here.

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1 Thank Warren C
Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Love me some real good prosciutto! we ran into this little spot by chance, nice ambiance, great service, a bit snobby but rightly so.

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Thank Ciclologia
Southampton, New York
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

OK, so its in a strip mall. I can get past that. Waiter clearly knew the menu, never once asked us how we liked our two courses of food. too busy watching the tv on the wall, not interested in earning a good tip. I had a glass of red, wonderful but pricey. my wife had Sangria, do not bother.... More 

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Thank Jackstraw66
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

It was obviously home made pasta and cooked with care. Great meal. A little pricy but you get what you pay for.

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Thank Mark a
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

My wife found a worm in her salad and they still charged us for leaving. DO NOT GO THERE!!!! The service was terrible and someone said they had good pasta. Well they were wrong.

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Thank David M
riccardo1340, Proprietario at Lo Spago, responded to this review

If what is stated Mr. David's true, l only make excuses. In this work, as in all, accident can happen. These are wanting to understand or not. l mast say, however, that what the customer says, and quite strange. Let me explain: the first is about a worm in the salad, then calls do no eat pasta, as is to... More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

Staying nearby as part of a tour and a large group of us (16) decided to go out for a meal together. Our first choice restaurant couldn't accommodate us (we hadn't booked in advance) as they were fully booked but Lo Spago made us very welcome. Service was friendly, the food was excellent and very good value.

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Thank penguinbairn
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

There was a hair in my plate of pasta and my husband killed a cockroach ON THE TABLE with his water glass!!! Then they proceeded to charge us for the plate of pasta that they replaced because of the hair. It was disgusting.

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Thank Maripili A
Dunedin, Florida
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

For our last night in Costa Rica, we wanted something tasty and filling that would not break the bank (what little bank was left after seven days). We passed on Andiamo'La and decided on this little gem. Sure there was a little hesitation after finding them located in a strip, but that all disappeared after looking over the menu and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norte de la Cruz Roja 100m, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2582 2121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?