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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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Calgary, Alberta
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of eight. Service was excellent and the food very good. Pasta dishes and their signature pizzas were enjoyed by everyone in our group. We visited the restaurant four years ago and it is still very good. Don't miss a trip to this great restaurant.

Thank RoseAlberta
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good meal! I had spaghetti bolognaise and my sister had spaghetti a la Caleja. Both meals were very hot on arrival with an excellent presentation. Very tasteful! Meal followed by a cafe latte. Waitresses were very welcoming with good service. I would definitely recommend'

Thank Karen A
Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

How do you know if an Italian place is good? When you see all local Italians eating there, that's a pretty good indication. This place did not disappoint. They make everything from scratch and you can see them rolling the dough out in the kitchen. My son had the pizza and the crust was so thin and crispy that it... More 

Thank PuraVida1727
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A very unassuming restaurant. It was right below where we were staying so we went for convenience and were pleasantly surprised. We devoured the pizzas in minutes! So good. Get there early and expect to wait. We had to wait almost an hour to get a spot.

Thank Alyssa S
Sanibel Island, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We ate ate a dozen restaurants. This one by far has the best food. Service is slow but it was at all the restaurants. Cash only.

Thank wendy l
Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our friend at Coco Tours Giovanna took us here and WOW! Delicious and the staff was so kind and the food was super fast coming out. When we return to Costa Rica we will return here!

Thank Worldtravcouple01
Woodinville, Washington
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193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Based on TripAdvisor reviews we decided to stop by. Very glad that we did. We had the Mediterranean Salad and the Toro Blanco pizza. Both were excellent. Noticed that several of the nearby tables had Italian families eating there. Would definitely recommend. Use Google Maps to find it though. The location on TripAdvisor is bogus.

Thank dsegleau
Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Excellent Italian restaurant! Best Italian food in Central America. Owner is friendly and helpful. But, watch out for thieves in this town! Go to Hawaii instead.

Thank savarynana
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Staying right next door at condos and this restaurant was a nice surprise. Super clean with excellent service, the food was delicious! Had a funghi pizza, with a lava cake and bananas ice cream! Delicious. The take out box was even convenient to fit into small fridge. Prices are on par with area. Will recommend to everyone and will be... More 

Thank iheart2travel_8
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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

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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, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?