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La Dolce Vita

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££ - £££
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, International
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Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1384
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted a nice dinner and we found it. The service was amazing. Everyone's food was very good. Homemade pasta for most dishes. We ordered a salad to split three ways. The setting is in the court yard where there are 4 other restaurants. Some of them have music different nights.

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Thank MossGlen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were craving pasta and found this open air Authentic Italian restaurant in the complex near our condo. I had lasagna and my husband had fettuccine with ham and mushrooms. Both dishes had homemade pasta noodles and it was delicious. Service was excellent and don't skip the chocolate lava cake!!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere!! We have eaten there twice and we thoroughly enjoyed out dinners both times. Will go back again before we leave. Seafood soup was wonderful and the pizza was very good. Highly recommend while in Coco.

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Thank Grace D
Ancaster, Canada
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is hidden away in the corner of this little plaza, away from the main streets in town, but well worth finding. We enjoyed a couple of very good pizzas and some seafood spaghetti (home made). They have locally made craft beers, which are worth a try. Service was very good, and the food was excellent. Really tasty and... More 

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Sherwood, Oregon
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner at La Dolce Vita last night. The food was tasty, we had gluten free spaghetti with fresh tuna, caper and evoo (delicious), grilled fresh snapper & mixed salad. Those in our group who can eat gluten enjoyed a large portion of lasagna which they pronounced to be very good...and they devoured it. The live music (guitar,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just up the street from Laura's house, ate twice and had a wonderful dinner on both occasions, great service in a quaint courtyard setting.

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Calgary, Alberta
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average food with good service. Many better Italian restaurants in Coco. 8 of us dined and had a variety of dishes with an consensus of the meal being average.

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Regina, Canada
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87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here one night when we found that another restaurant was closed. It turned out to be a good choice. The service and food were both very good. The ambiance and setting were pleasant. It would be a good choice for a romantic dinner.

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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the service and the menu. The owners were kind and came to the table to see if our family enjoyed the mean. I loved the pasta and meatball platter. They also have a very good selection of wine which made us very happy. We highly recommend.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here on our second to last night in the area and it was the perfect romantic setting. We arrived for an early 5:30pm dinner and as the sun continued to go down the outdoor seating area turned into a magical, romantic courtyard. The service was excellent and the food was great! I was disappointed not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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
Description
Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner with garden with candle light and air conditioning inside...

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