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Pizzeria La Caveja

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Carretera Ocotal, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1311
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Italian food I have ever had. Pizzas are amazing, pastas are fabulous. We eat here at least 3 times a week during our many trips to CR. They easily manage my gluten allergy (pizza lover is my husband) which I appreciate. Prices are very reasonable for homemade Italian food. Service is excellent but get there early if you... More 

Thank Jenniferg88
Level Contributor
37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I read tons of good reviews about this place so I was excited to try it out. We ordered a large pizza and gnocchi for take out. When I opened the box at my condo I was immediately disappointed. The pizza was flat and small- I enjoy flat crust pizza but this pizza was just "flat" and it tasted like... More 

Thank canadatraveler69
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing. It's out first choice. 100% recommended. It's a real value for money. Can't wait to come back! !!

Thank Marco S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I visited this restaurant several times during our vacation, was the best Italian food we had in Playa del Coco. Excellent pizza, Excellent pasta, reasonable prices and friendly staff! We can not wait to go back!

Thank Robin B
Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious pizza and amazing pastas. Everything home made by the owners. You can feel like at home. Great service and very clean place.

Thank Thomas M
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

La Caveja is a bit of a walk from the center of Playa del Coco, but worth it! Wear bug spray though as there are plenty of critters who like to bite you along the way. The restaurant is situated in an area full of locals, so it was nice to have a little separation from the more touristy part... More 

Thank LO M
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I can confirm the other positive reviews here. The food was quite good. I had a delicious pizza and my wife and son had pasta dishes. Friendly service too.

Thank stormLO
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

They have the best pizza in the world. The owners are from Italy so for sure they know how to make a pizza. Nice service and very clean place.

Thank Stwart M
Destin, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

What a great find, thank you Trip Advisor for the recommendation and it was well worth it. Open air dining in a private setting. Tired of rice and beans? Well, look no further. Situated off the main street. Owner will great you. They serve wine and beer. We all had the pizza but they have a full menu of pastas... More 

Thank diindestin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

if you love pizza and who doesn't, than don't wait any longer and flip flop to this wonderful restaurant... all pizza's i've had here was wonderful, i especially like the mushroom.. mediterranean salads are plentiful and can be easily shared...

Thank Yan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Ocotal, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1311
We are a family runned typical Italian restaurant. All our dishes are home made, with fresh products on a daily base. Check out our daily specials. Our pizzas are prepared in an original wood oven which gives them the original flavor.We are open for suggestions and special reguest. Cannot find your pizza on our you menu? Ask and together we can see if we can make one that you prefer.WE hope to see you soon!Patrizia & Franco

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?