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Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0036
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (58 reviews)
“tuna” (16 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00 Hours
Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The recently renovated bungalows are lovely. We were a group of 2 families- one family stayed in the bungalow and one family stayed in the hotel “family apartment.” The bungalow was by far nicer- elegant furnishings and tropical- feeling with thatched roof. The apartment was...More

Thank lukenriley
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is on the beach 400 m from Samora center. Big wooden tables shadowed by palm leave parasolls. Lots of romantic lights and candles. The tuna is great, the mixed fish wonderful. Good service. Winelist could be better! Great place!

Thank NinniSweden
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Locanda is known for its pasta and pizza however they do have other things on the menu. The spacious dining area underneath a canopy of palms is tastefully illuminated with decorative lighting in the evenings and nicely shaded for a mid day lunch. Service is...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We came here for dinner and really enjoyed the food. The seafood pizza and caesar salad were fantastic! Great spot on the beach and a really nice ambiance. The only downfall was that the service was quite slow. We didn't see our waitress too often,...More

Thank itsjen64
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Locanda is a hidden little gem of a hotel right on the beach in Samara. Good restaurant, nice lounge chairs to enjoy Playa Samara. Very reasonably priced. Margaritas and pizzas are recommended.

Thank roblane2018
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Last night's dinner should have been delicious, but it was very disappointing. Both pasta dishes were as bland and flavourless as the service! I had the seafood linguini, topped with shrimps complete with heads, clams, mussels, a tiny piece of lobster that was almost rubbery...More

Thank laurie017
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Polo and rites was a great appetizer. Chicken Caesar excellent. Pizza very good. Drinks also very good.

Thank edwardo9876
Reviewed 23 February 2018

As many others have written about, the view of the ocean is the best. Very shady and has a nice breeze off the ocean. Service for lunch was quick and pleasant. Food was well prepared. A little pricey but the view was priceless.

Thank FundyShore
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Maybe the best food I have ate in CR. The peperoni pizza is unforgetable. Price is very affordable, and more than that you will eat at an amazing view!

Thank toddy_bf
Reviewed 19 February 2018

WE got quite a surprise at this restaurant with the portion of food that they serve on the seafood platter. Go there hungry! Service was a bit slow there but worth the wait!

Thank 10suzie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$80
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
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
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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