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Villa Italia

300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0284
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (30 reviews)
“four cheese” (3 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service! Love the ambiance of this place. Tucked in middle of nowhere, reminded me of little place in Greece. Great food! A must try!

Thank Almira V
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What a terrific restaurant. The four of us shared our meals and each one was exceptional. If you can find the place, GO!! What a terrific restaurant!

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We have eaten at Villa Italia serveral times and every time we have had a delicious meal. Homemade pasta is amazing, they also have gluten free option. The decor is very nice. Location is a little hidden but definitely worth finding, highly recommend!

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Dined here the other night with friends. Went on the recommendation of people we know in Costa Rica. We were not disappointed. The food, service and ambiance were excellent. You can watch the kitchen prepare your meal with fresh ingredients.We had to travel far but...More

Thank Wunderlust2
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I would never have thought to have driven down an alleyway to find this very excellent restaurant. It's near Coco Beach. We were only in Costa Rica for 5 days but we dined here for two nights. Once we were a group of 4 and...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This restaurant is very hard to find. It took us quite a while and had to ask directions a few times. The food was good but the prices we found a little expensive for the experience. Sorry.More

Thank carl0s222
andreagastaldello, Propietario at Villa Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017
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lo siento por su esperiencia demasiado cara,pero somos en Costa Rica y nuestra comida es totalmente importada da italia...desde los...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Chef Suzanne and Andréa served us a surprise meal for my birthday. The best fish we have eaten since we are in Costa Rica. Gently cook, in a small delicious juice, decorate with surprising tastefull vegetables. The whole thing was so refined.And the dessert was...More

Thank Isa M
villaitalia_cr, Propietario at Villa Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you soo much for our opinion.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We ate here two times during our visit to Playas del Coco. You just don't expect to find food of this quality in a town the size of Coco. It is located down an unpaved road off of the main road. All the taxi drivers...More

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second time at Villa Italia, having dined here last year. We were really excited to be back and we were not disappointed. The host/waiter/ owner and his wife the chef are charming. They have a lovely list of wines and when I...More

Thank Vivcioffi
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Costa Rica with 10 college classmates and their significant others, and we filled the restaurant that evening. The fact that we all arrived at the same time and needed to be served at the same time did not affect the quality of...More

Thank Cindy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 mt oeste de la feretteria san carlo, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0284
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