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Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0036
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Samara in the low season, so the place was pretty empty. But they had a lot of sweet lounge chairs, so we had a very long lunch hanging out, reading, drinking, and taking down Pizza and Civiche. It may have actually been the...More

Thank Evan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time we ate here during our stay in Samara, it was absolutely outstanding. Couldn't have been better. Great food and wonderful drinks. The second time, we ordered pizza to go which was excellent. The third time, we were hoping for a repeat but...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, friendly staff and the best views (literally on the beach) of the surf in Samara. Try the pizza, cold beers and pasta!

Thank keynick
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Dinned here with a group of friends and they opened the restuarant up for a private function. Most of the meals were large servings and very good quality, though quite expensive. The seafood soup was more in the style of a boullibase and full of...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We have been here twice and I have to admit that this is by far my most favorite restaurant in Samara! I had the lobster pasta which was so delicious. The waiters are so nice and took good care. There was a fly in our...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Although the remarks on tripadvisor told us otherwise, this is a truly wonderful place to have lunch and diner. The place is wonderful with huge beds on the beach, the best food and service! The people were really friendly and helpful, service was perfect as...More

Thank mlulrich
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Excelent place with blue "Papagayos" great customer service Beer and Pizza for $20 and beach View we love their veggie pizza

Thank roquefcs
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here 2x and spent 3 days utilizing their beachfront lounge chairs with umbrellas. I would recommend this place for the following reasons: Food is very decent(pizza and quesadilla's great) beer and drinks were cold (Mojitos are superb) and the location is great....More

Thank Hawaiifirefighter
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The place is very "comfy", it has nice big comfortable chairs and its on the beach, so you get that nice breeze. The service wasn't terrible, but the wait was. We were a party of 10, so we expected to wait a bit for our...More

Thank Ale00783
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Consistently rude female servers on both occasions that I visited. We tried both dinner and lunch. Male staff is very helpful therefore we tried to give them the benefit of the doubt. Despite, service is notoriously slow; achieving menus is a long wait after you've...More

Thank DawnyNYC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0036
  • E-mail
Italian restaurant and Pizzeria, with large spaces and comfortable tables and seats on the beach, all under the shade of spectacular palm trees. The kitchen offers one of the most exciting interpretations of traditional Italian dishes, both land and sea, and a great choice of Pizzas cooked in a wood oven, accompanied by a good wine list and a wide selection of cocktails.
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