We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gusto Beach

€€ - €€€Italian, , Pizza
| 100mt East Of The Police, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0252
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (80 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (21 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| 100mt East Of The Police, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (800)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 503 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Gusto Beach had good food, good servers and excellent beverages. We really enjoyed our evening listening to live music that was very good along with watching the antics of the hermit crabs that we near our table. Would recommend.

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a great meal (gnocchi was so light!) And latin music on the beach....my friends and I danced for hours! :-)

Thank susanwojcik60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best decorated places to eat in Samara, the food is fantastic, they have amazing happy hour specials that can not be beat.

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good Italian restaurant on the beach .The prices are not so hight for good ingredients. The tuna was a little bit too salted. The pizza was really Italian. The service was slowly...but we are on holiday. We took the fish of the day...More

Thank Maria Cristina R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at Gusto Beach for my son's 14th birthday while in Costa Rica. It was a perfect, fun spot for it! The atmosphere was the best part, tables right in the sand with white lights wrapped around the trees and umbrellas. And there...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably one of the best restaurants in Samara. Prime location, chefs who know what they are doing, delicious drinks. Highly recommend the BBQ chicken!

Thank Anaja B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is nice (although the place is a little bit too much touristic). We had pizzas. Nice onces for Costa Rica (perhaps too large). The desserts were good.

Thank Florian A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Strolling down Samara Beach, my husband and I came across the Gusto Beach Bar. Full of young people playing impressive volleyball. It started pouring rain so we all moved inside. It was decorated very cosy and cute. We enjoyed coffee and drinks while reading and...More

1  Thank Kim36237
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My family and I went to Samara Beach for a Beach Volley Open. Everything perfect from Saturday until that horrible lunch at this place. We received a poor service from the waitresses. They were confrontational and never showed to clean up the table or offer...More

Thank Alvaro C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious (try the banana juice) and it's a really great place for eating a Pizza. Sometimes there's even live music. The tables are big and it's really stylish decorated!

Thank Chloe_Schenkel
Nearby Restaurants
Luv Burger
461 reviews
.16 km away
Oh Lala
220 reviews
.15 km away
Lo Que Hay
901 reviews
.03 km away
Roots Bakery & Cafe
124 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Samara-Carrillo Info Center
534 reviews
.04 km away
Samara Beach
1,147 reviews
.20 km away
Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
52 reviews
1.47 km away
C & C Surf School
301 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from bambosa | Property representative |
Sorry All Guests and Friends but we don't accept credit cards, the big problem are the telephone lines in all town... you image we had a 4 hour blackout on Christmas Night for dinner!!! When this this will improve it will... More
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 100mt East Of The Police, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0252
  • E-mail
Gusto Beach Risto Bar Sporting Club. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Italian Restaurant, Pizzeria and BBQ. Tropical Bar, Wine Bar and Happy Hour. Special Events, Live Music and Party. Sporting Club, Beach Volley, Beach Tennis and SUP. Beach Chairs and Umbrellas. Boutique Gusto Store. Info Corner Angler Stories Ocean Tours.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing