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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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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“tuna” (13 reviews)
“salads” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | on The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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51 - 60 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 20 November 2016

This was our favourite location for drinks in Samara. The 2 for 1 Cocktails are fantastic and they do not water down their drinks. You can order a drink and sit on one of their beach chairs or relax at one of the tables inside...More

Thank Amilcar M
judyjc, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2017

Thanks for the comment. It is good to know that you enjoyed a beautiful view with a good cocktail. Have a nice day.

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic wood fired pizza, two for one cocktails and the macaws on display were the two winners here. Very uncomfortable chairs and wonky tables (many spilt drinks)meant that we couldn't wait to leave.

Thank Pippips
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Locando for dinner. Beautiful setting, right on the beach. Waitress advised from onset 'cash only'. She was very ill informed of types of fish that were on offer and not very friendly. We ordered the fish Casado, came with generous sides but fish was...More

Thank MTRAV16
judyjc, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2017

We regret the misunderstanding with the waitress, thanks for letting us know so we can improve on our customer service. Have a nice day!

Reviewed 2 November 2016

I personally feel there is a lack of wonderful restaurants in Samara. And everything is so expensive. This places offers many 2 x 1 drinks and burgers so it can actually be the least expensive place in town if you order the right thing. Half...More

Thank AmazonTravelers
judyjc, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2017

Thanks for letting us know your opinion is very important for us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our facilities.

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Before getting a table, we were told by the waitress they were only accepting cash payment... bad start, specially since they are also a hotel! Nice setting on the beach. Food was ok.

Thank LucyShum
araanua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Hello Thanks for your comments Greetings

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure meeting te owner Domenico. Great Italian restaurant . We had pizza Gorgonzola and spaghetti frutti di mare ( seafood). Both really great!!! Location is perfect . On the beach . Relaxing atmosphere and the chairs are so comfy !!! Grazie mille...More

Thank Willypau80
araanua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Hello Thanks a lot for your post greetings

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Locanda was my favourite breakfast spot on my trip to Playa Samara, I ate there a few times. I really enjoyed eating breakfast watching the ocean, with my toes in the sand - there's nothing like it! I tried both the typical North American type...More

Thank Kathryn B
araanua, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Hello Thanks a lot for your post. KInd regards

Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a great place for casual ocean-side dining. Be prepared to sit back, relax and enjoy the sound of the waves while sipping your drink. The atmosphere is lovely, comfortable chairs, and fresh pizza from a wood fired oven is heaven after a long...More

Thank Leekata
araanua, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Hello Thanks a lot your post Greetings

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Ate here the first night in Samara, huge menu, food came out pretty fast, however, they weren't super busy. Ordered fresh grilled fish. It was very good. The atmosphere is really great. Right on the beach. Would definitely go back.

Thank brad f
araanua, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Hello Thanks for your comment. Hope to see you here again soon Greetings

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Excellent beach location. Great cooks. Best pizza in town. Service can be slow sometimes.The breakfasts are huge and with a big menu there is something for everyone.

Thank Jesus S
araanua, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Helo Thanks for your comment Kind regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Cash Only
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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