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La Pachanga

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$$ - $$$
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50 mt este Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo 20100, Costa Rica
+506 8347 7001
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was wonderful. Service was great. Nice family owned Italian Restaurant. Don't let walking up the dirt road bother you. It's worth the walk.

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Thank Rich C
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed salad and pasta with wine. Great service and home made pasta, however, the caesar salad was somewhat dry and tasteless. I went for an early dinner which, unfortunately, was at the same time that many people were returning ATVs at the neighbouring ATV rental so it was a little noisy and there was a fair bit of dust... More 

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Thank Diane G
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Homemade pasta. All combinations are excellent. Lobster ravioli had a rose sauce. All nicely made. Staff are friendly. Thin crust pizzas looked very good. Gelato had lots of flavour. Great way to end a meal. Happy place to go to for Italian.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit Tamarindo again, dinner in Pachanga again! My fauvorite place in town! Small, familiar service, nice prizes... FRESh PASTA AND FRESh FISH! Amazing Lobster Raviolis and Tuna filet with mustard! Wow!! And probably te Best pizza I've ever try in Costa Rica.

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Thank Fu X
Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went back to the restaurant this year and had a fantastic meal as always.. The people who work here are real gentlemen. i was ashamed to be american, a table of 10 women who ordered their meals and then decided they wanted something else and they didn't want to pay for their first choices.. Unbelievable.. but the owner was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the service was amazing. A great place to eat with fresh made pasta. A must to try is their lobster ravioli in a pink sauce and for a lighter meal the pear salad was just the meal at the end of a hot day. The staff were always friendly and happy to see you again. A must... More 

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Thank Debbie T
Argyle, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place. We visit Tamarindo 3-4 times a year staying 7-14 days. This place is one of our favorites. Excellent service, small, and they make you feel at home. Food is excellent!

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Thank randywuensche
singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a quiet location - off the main drag and it overlooks a large concrete building, so not the prettiest location to sit but it is still pleasant. The food was decent and the staff very nice. If you are in the mood for pizza or italian, this would be a good choice

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pasta and excellent food. Very friendly servers. A good choice for Tamarindo. The shrimp ravioly and salmon ravioly were awesome.

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Thank Josemeritus
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing italian food!!! Pedro and the rest of the staff they working very well!! i had beef fillet with gorgonzola and it was so good!!!! i really love this resturant!!!! 5 star for a lovely place!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 mt este Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo 20100, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8347 7001
Description
SMALL RESTAURANT WITH BIG REPUTACION WHERE YOU CAN EAT THE REAL TRADITIONAL ITALIAN FOOD, HOMEMADE PASTA,RAVIOLI, PIZZA, FISH, MEAT AND A LOT OF VEGETARIAN DISHES, ASK FOR GLUTEN FREE PASTASPECIALS EVERY NIGHT AND LIVE MUSIC

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?