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Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1384
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are here for our last night in Guanacaste. It is in a little center with several other restaurants with a parking lot for the center. We enjoyed the pizza here. My husband had grilled snapper with vegetables. My daughter had pasta with shrimp in white sauce that they made for her even though it wasn't on the menu. The... More 

Thank Savvy40
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended with a large group of 12 - 6 adults, 6 teens. Everyone was happy!! Great atmosphere Delicious food Wonderful service Good Value Family friendly

Thank locotravelbug
San Diego, CA
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found La Dolce Vita on TA and decided to check it out. We liked it so much that we went twice during our trip. Our kids are picky eaters and they loved it as well. Major plus. They were very accommodating with substitutions. For example, my daughter wanted rice and French fries with her steak instead of veggies and... More 

Thank asc-sandiego
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. I just wished I ordered Italian food instead of the Costa Rican dish. It was still yummy but it's an Italian place. I should have known better.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is owned by Italians who graciously serve you while their mom makes the pasta. It feels like you are eating at their home. The atmosphere is friendly, inviting and in the evening cozy and romantic. I have eaten there several times and selected something different each time so I can truly say the food is amazing. Do not... More 

Thank Kerri K
Granada, Nicaragua
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding on all levels. Great atmosphere, attentive service, but the food tops it all. If you know what gnocchi should be like, then you will recognize this as the real deal. It was perfectly done with an outstanding sauce that had an intriguing roasted flavor. The meat in the sauce (speck) was generous. My husband ordered tha lasagna and it... More 

Thank clsolo
London, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had great meal at a reasonable price, ate there everyday. I loved the homemade gluten free pasta and pizza was fantastic. Steak and seafood they have it all. Fine wine and the staff is very friendly and will help you with anything.

1 Thank Brian M
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have gone there a number of times for dinner. They have great food. All is very good. Have not had a bad meal there.

Thank rmmicheli
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Food and service at this open air restaurant were excellent. We went a few times on a Monday night especially to enjoy the guitar playing and singing of Giampiero Greppi who was such a pleasure to listen to. As good as the food was, he made the whole evening and we could have sat there all night listening to him.... More 

1 Thank JBesner
Lambton Shores, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have been here 2x. First time excellent. 2nd time (my sister in law's birthday) we were very disappointed in the service. One meal of steak was ordered rare....came done medium. Still ate half the meal but we did advise them about the steak being overcooked and they did offer to redo, at that point the meal was 1/2 eaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Italian, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1384
Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner with garden with candle light and air conditioning inside...

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