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La Dolce Vita

Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1384
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (40 reviews)
“lava cake” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place so much we went twice in a week. Outstanding pizza made in true Italian style. Nice atmosphere. The owner/operators are a couple from Italy, very friendly and interesting to chat with.

Thank drbergen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this restaurant by chance as it is a few blocks from the main strip. We knew it would be great so saved it for our last night. What a great place - nice outdoor courtyard seating, pleasant (read that not loud, overbearing) music,...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Good Italian food. Had the seafood pasta which was tasty and well presented. A bit on the pricey side, and it would have been nice to be served bread, but the meal was nice.

Thank jay t
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The is very high quality restraunt. I highly recommend lunch or dinner. Great weekend entertainment too

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This place had probably the best pizza in town. Staff and service were great, but not sure it reaches the level of my favorite pizza places of all time.

Thank Chad F
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant purely by luck as we staying just around the corner, the first thing I noticed was how clean it was. (After 2 weeks back packing around the country this was a nice surprise) The service was welcoming. The food was so...More

Thank gaondream
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We spent 12 days in coco and ate here on 5 of them, making our way through a fabulous menu. The food tasted better than many restaurants in Italy and you can feel the love that's gone into making this place a success. Homemade pasta...More

Thank UKtraveller102
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The hospitality here was great- but the food was amazing! We all had pasta which is made in house. Stefan was welcoming and gave us all some of his homeade banana and coffee liquor. Some of the best Italian I have ever had.

Thank 007rebecca
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I have a condo in Las Palmas, besides the fact that it's a 2 minute walk from my place, Dolce Vida is a restaurant I would go to regardless of the convenient location. Great food and service, from the pizzas ( very thin crust, generous...More

1  Thank Judi G
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Two weeks in Playas del Coco....we ate at this wonderful restaurant three times!!!! Pasta, pizza, calzones...salads...all delicious!

1  Thank Jan S
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Response from Deep1122 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there are no direct buses from the airport at Liberia but i got a cab and negotiated the fare at $40 each way, which is a bit cheaper than private shuttle buses at $ 45-50 each way and also quicker since the shuttle... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner with garden with candle light and air conditioning inside...
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