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El Forno

Main street, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (3 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main street, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there to try the pizza with my husband, it is ok. Service is mediocre, no music, do not except cheese with your pizza it is small packages like the one they give at Pizza Hut, would expect a better quality cheese it is...More

Thank mcorcar
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure to to expect from an Italian restaurant in Costa Rica but it was surprisingly very good. My husband got the shrimp with garlic entree and I got the fish filet with butter & lemon sauce. Both were delicious. For an appetizer, they serve...More

Thank PatriciaT917
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Thin crust pizza which is fantastic! Also, we got the spaghetti bolognese, which was delicious. Had the pizza a second time while in the area because it was so good!

Thank Shelley18705
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at the pizza and the price. We bought five pizzas for 8 and took two bixes of leftovers home. The Sicilian was awesome but the garlic bread was so so. Price for 8 was an incredible deal.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Those that have eaten here will not few changes. The menu is identical as previous owner's and staff seems to be the same. As is often the case it seems that prices have been increased. That being said the food is usually good, the Greek...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Some of the food our group got was good; the lasagna for example. 2 of us ordered the beef Marsala (the menu is difficult to understand, took a while to get the server to explain what type of meat it was made with), the beef...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We went here twice. The pizza was a bit of a miss but the garlic shrimp were amazing. Service is laid back.

Thank Catherine I
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great good ole Pizza. Great to eat out, or pick up and bring back to your place. It seems like every restaurant in Costa Rica does pizza...but El Forno does it well

Thank ToroChingo
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We needed to pick something up for dinner so we stopped in and ordered 2 pizzas. They took our order and in 15 minutes we had 2 delicious pizzas.

Thank Kurt K
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We ended up here because everywhere else was booked, so we figured we give it a try. All the dishes came out great, and the service was excellent. Prices were very reasonable. Sorry we did try the pizza.

Thank searay270000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main street, Brasilito, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
Excellent food, huge portions, very reasonably priced
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