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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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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (55 reviews)
“tuna” (15 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Mts Oeste de El Correo 300 | On The Beach, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 260 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Good food and drinks but to most gringos the service is a bit slow (but not too slow if you know what I mean). But if you're there and aren't in a rush. you will leave satisfied. Just be sure to bring cash since they...More

Thank jp2558
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off the location is excellent probably the best on the playa. The rooms and bungalows are 6 or 7 out of 10. The beach front restaurant is the nicest around. The pizza is quite good. Now for the deficiencies... This place does not use...More

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here, consisting of pizza accompanied by cocktails. Both the pizza and cocktails were great. The best feature is the location at the beach, with a nice sunset view if you time it right. Service is okay, when it's busy it might take...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful property! I wish we could have booked this rather than the hotel we stayed at. Such a gorgeous entrance and lush property! We loved the macaws in the lobby, however i know the wings were clipped, but they are endangered so I'm...More

1  Thank CarolCastagna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to have a meal in a lovely beach front location this is your place. The food was OK and the service was typical for beach restaurants in Samara. That means relax enjoy the view the food will get there. It is worth...More

Thank doug s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here one evening and the food was very good. I had the salad with tuna which was great. Big servings. while there are animals around all outdoor restaurants, this was the first place where the cats begged at your legs, worried they...More

1  Thank mj_vacation
Sharlyn_mora, other at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we appreciate it.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Locanda has a very comfortable atmosphere for food and drinks on the beach. We had the gorgonzola pizza and tuna carpaccio which were both delicious! As well as the nice large mojitos!!! Service was also good!

Thank Cindy S
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we appreciate it, we were happy to assit you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been there 3 times on this trip. No disappointments Pizza. Outstanding Nachos excellent Good breakfast Highly recommend

Thank Art A
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much, We were pleased to attend you, we are very happy that you are satisfied. We will wait for you again.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Not a fast food joint. Great location. Better than average setting for Samara. Food was better than average.

Thank PaulDS67
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your comment, we always have fresh food, cooked at the moment.

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Locanda has become our favourite restaurant in Samara because it is so consistently good. We absolutely love the decor - it is so opulent and elegant that it makes any occasion extra special. Their seafood special was awesome - great prawns - and the pizza...More

Thank 999Puravida999
Sharlyn_mora, Director de Recepción at Locanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your comment. We feel greatful to be serving you what you like.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$80
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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