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Il Basilico

Mail Road Through Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 1472
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (71 reviews)
“penne” (3 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mail Road Through Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2017

I was there on a Saturday night with live music and it was fun. The Pesto Pizza was super good with a thin crust (as I love them). Music was nice from Andrea and the atmosphere was super family friendly! Thumbs UP!

Thank CristianeMachado
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Il Basilico is an amazing find in Nosara. The pizza is creative ( starndard toppings are available but try the 'named' pizzas - one has palm hearts, avocado and fresh tomato while another has sun-dried tomatoes, arugula, and a balsamic reduction). The thin crust is...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Went on a Saturday night with 11 people. Had live music with 2 musicians with one of them being a drummer. Music way too loud. Impossible to have a conversation with a person 2 seats away from you. Ordered a bottled beer. Beer came out...More

Thank RGawenda
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great combination pizzas, thin crisp crust, friendly service in a place known to the locals. The prices are fair

Thank Lazrlady
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Traditional Italian food that is absolutely amazing. Cool vibe and friendly staff. Expect to be here a while though. It's expected that you are there to enjoy your drinks and food and not be in a rush. It's also more on the expensive end for...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Th food was nice but quite expensive for what you got. The staff were friendly. I was there twice and on both nights was live music. Which is nice but it was so loud that it was impossible to speak to eachother. I personally thought...More

Thank cheyenneleto
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I think pizza is a super popular food in CR. You will see brick ovens everywhere. I like Basilico but it has not been consistently good for me. This year only 1 out of 3 visits were good. The restaurant itself is fine, pretty good...More

Thank lilap25
Reviewed 1 March 2017

With so many outstanding restaurants to choose from in Nosara (Playa Guiones to be exact,) when one is average, it stands out. Our dinner at Basilico was our most expensive and least favorite in a week of eating out. I was excited to discover a...More

Thank deeandrews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

After Pizza Tree in Coyote Beach this is by far one of the best pizzas, personal size is great size, the crust of the pizza, the variety of options and the set up makes this place a very nice pizza place on a beach town

1  Thank Alicia R
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Looooved it! Recommend to us by a friend and it's delicious. Very relaxed environment. Go in your short and t-shirt. We had the bar-b-q chicken pizza and a focaccia. Super well made. Table next to us orderd the penne surfo and looked great (that was...More

Thank TripSJO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mail Road Through Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 1472
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