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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” (10 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 259 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice place, good service, good pizza. Would be a nice touch to serve water and some bread while waiting for the main dish. Pizza was good. Not outstanding but good. We ordered desserts (we were 2 people) and they ended up being more expensive...More

Thank CRUnique
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are locals and eat here 2/3 times a week. The guys who own and run the business are authentic Italians and know how to cook high quality food. My personal favorite is the Gnocchi. Make sure you visit this place if...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome staff, pretty place and truly delicious food! The pizza was super tasteful and natural, highly recommended!

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered a Margherita pizza and I got a regular cheese pizza, didn't really seem authentically Italian BUT it was still good. My friend ordered the tuna tartar and said it was awful and didn't taste fresh so that was disappointing. My friend ordered a...More

Thank StasiaLoskutov
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is what authentic Italian food tastes like. Everything was delicious, great service and the place is beautiful. The lasagna and the calzone were incredible.

Thank Fernando N
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner with garden with candle light and air conditioning inside...
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