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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (57 reviews)
“tuna” (15 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Locanda is a hidden little gem of a hotel right on the beach in Samara. Good restaurant, nice lounge chairs to enjoy Playa Samara. Very reasonably priced. Margaritas and pizzas are recommended.

Thank roblane2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night's dinner should have been delicious, but it was very disappointing. Both pasta dishes were as bland and flavourless as the service! I had the seafood linguini, topped with shrimps complete with heads, clams, mussels, a tiny piece of lobster that was almost rubbery...More

Thank laurie017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Polo and rites was a great appetizer. Chicken Caesar excellent. Pizza very good. Drinks also very good.

Thank edwardo9876
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As many others have written about, the view of the ocean is the best. Very shady and has a nice breeze off the ocean. Service for lunch was quick and pleasant. Food was well prepared. A little pricey but the view was priceless.

Thank FundyShore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe the best food I have ate in CR. The peperoni pizza is unforgetable. Price is very affordable, and more than that you will eat at an amazing view!

Thank toddy_bf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE got quite a surprise at this restaurant with the portion of food that they serve on the seafood platter. Go there hungry! Service was a bit slow there but worth the wait!

Thank 10suzie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and drinks but to most gringos the service is a bit slow (but not too slow if you know what I mean). But if you're there and aren't in a rush. you will leave satisfied. Just be sure to bring cash since they...More

Thank jp2558
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First off the location is excellent probably the best on the playa. The rooms and bungalows are 6 or 7 out of 10. The beach front restaurant is the nicest around. The pizza is quite good. Now for the deficiencies... This place does not use...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here, consisting of pizza accompanied by cocktails. Both the pizza and cocktails were great. The best feature is the location at the beach, with a nice sunset view if you time it right. Service is okay, when it's busy it might take...More

Thank HJLameij
Reviewed 6 February 2018

What a beautiful property! I wish we could have booked this rather than the hotel we stayed at. Such a gorgeous entrance and lush property! We loved the macaws in the lobby, however i know the wings were clipped, but they are endangered so I'm...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$80
Drinks, 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, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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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