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El Forno

Main street, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“best pizza” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main street, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't even sure it was open since we couldn't see any people from the road. Glad we ventured in! The pizzas - ham and mushroom, and 4 seasons - had really good thin crust and were tasty. Honestly some of the best thin crust...More

Thank seecrane
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Authentic Italian food. Lasagna was wonderful. Couldn't ask for better garlic flat bread. Service was great. Highly recommend. Only takes cash.

Thank Martin_Jim
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great taste from the menu's options. The pizzas are delicious! Good prices for a restaurant located near the beach. Cash only is not practical, specially for big groups.

Thank Pakusso
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing restaurant! Very cozy and a nice atmosphere. Never had a bad meal here and I go about once very two weeks. Have the pizza or the pastas !

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This is an absolute must. The setting is so quaint. Love the tiki hut tables. The food is delicious. The pizza is light and thin crust. Doesn't leave your stomach feeling like you ate a heavy American pizza. Our daughter very much enjoyed the fettuccini....More

Thank Kara S
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We ate out for pizza and Italian fare with friends when in Brasilito for the bull fights. The restaurant was very different from others in CR in that service was quick and dinner delivered promptly. We have eaten pizza in other spots nearby and you...More

Thank Kingcoparamedic
Reviewed 21 February 2016

El Forno is in a pretty setting on the Main Street of Brasilito. It has a number of thin crust pizzas--done well. It also has other Italian-style dishes. Many of these are done in a Costa Rican way -- still very tasty. For example, the...More

Thank Calgaryfamilyof5
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We are here for New Years 2016 and what an amazing meal. We had eaten here several times before on previous trips. The best Italian I've had in Costa Rica and possibly the best Italian I've had anywhere. Do yourself a favour and treat yourself...More

Thank worldtravellercc9
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Had a craving for Pizza and hadn't been there in years. My wife had a salad and I had one of the best pizzas in memory. The salad was great and the bread that accompanied it was baked on premise and still warm. We have...More

Thank JAMES G
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Best Pizza in Guanacaste. Service was wonderful, staff was pleasant, atmosphere was great and we stuffed our faces. Cash only.

Thank Christine0724
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Restaurant Details

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