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Locanda

Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0036
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (46 reviews)
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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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 245 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place was clean and right on the beach! The restaurant was also on the beach and very good. Probably the best place in town. Only complaint is there wasn't a family feel to it. The owner never said hello and was around every day....More

Thank Robbie Y
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks so much for your comment.

Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food is really tasty. Good menu! The only drawbacks are they take only cash and the service is slow.

Thank Cathy S
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks so much for your comment.

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Nice salads (you can add you olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pepper and salt yourself), great view and very friendly staff! We've enjoyed every visit!

Thank CarloKool
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks so much for your comment.

Reviewed 16 January 2017

You will find yourself sitting in front of a great beach with amazing views! But the service is really slow! If you are not in a rush, it is an enjoyable time. If you are hungry, go somewhere else or wait it out. The portions...More

Thank Ana C. A
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks so much for your comment.

Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were disappointed by the breakfast here. Totally overpriced and didn't come with what was written on the menu. Service was slow and my husband didn't get his breakfast until well after everybody else.

Thank danian2
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks so much for your comment.

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had made reservations for this restaurant - with great expectations, since it had been fully booked for several days. And the food was great - when it arrived! Not a single smile og polite gesture came from any of the waiters this evening. My...More

Thank Tyge H
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks so much for your comment.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

All cash though. Prices like NY. Beautiful garden overlooking the beach. Italian food mostly, with a couple of local dish "casados". My favorite there was the Ceviche! So fresh and delicious!

Thank acantera2016
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It's definitely quite pricey, like UK prices but it's totally worth it if you take the grilled fish for 2. Big amount of food and amazing flavour!

Thank freadpe
judyjc, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

We were happy to hear that you enjoyed the dinner. The next time you visit us,I recommend to try our delicious lobster.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I know restaurants in Costa Rica are slower when it comes to service, but Locanda was way slower then most. I am not sure if they were understaffed or undertrained as we did not get offered a second round of drinks and it was like...More

Thank Edelan
judyjc, Director General at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thanks for your comment for us it is very important to know what customers liked and did not like so we can improve our service.

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Enjoyed a very nice meal with my family. The food was very good and generous portions. Drinks were a bit harsh, didn't quite make the full meal complete, but perhaps it was just our choices. The service was good and we enjoyed our first meal...More

Thank AndreaVT802
judyjc, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

We are pleased to know that you and your family enjoying your meal and the facilities of Locanda. We hope that the next time you travel to costa rica you can visit us again. Thank you for your comment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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