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Gusto Beach

) #7 of 52 Restaurants in Playa Samara ££ - £££ Italian, , Pizza
| 100mt East Of The Police, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0252
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (77 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
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11 - 20 of 496 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to take the family because they had large tables to accommodate our group. There were often performances of dancers, flame batons, or musicians on the beach at night by the restaurant. The food was reliably good, if a bit on...More

Thank Lesliebp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for pizza and drinks with family. First impression rotten as we were seated after a wait by an American girl by the name of Liz I believe. She was quite rude to us. Then the waiter came along, Gato. He provided exceptional service to...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Italian Air Bnb host in Santa Teresa recommended Gusto to us as a really good beach bar and place to relax with great food. We loved it! We were here every day we were in Samara, so three days, and took full use of...More

Thank travelingtalia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner by the beach with awesome music. I had Tuna steak dish and it was so delicous with special Costa Rica sauce. We had a party of 6 people and we all had a great time. Arrived at 5PM and left around 7PMish. Beautiful light...More

Thank Hn_Ng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we first arrived in samara my husband and I went here on our neighbors recommendation. Food was fresh and tasty, the service was good, as well as the view. However, they were playing some music that had very graphic pornographic lyrics! It made us...More

Thank NaomeBradshaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our 3 day stay at Samara this was our place to be. Really trendy beach club/restaurant with good service, drinks and food for reasonable prices. Not so crowded and they have good sun beds which are for free for Gusto Beach guests. Had a...More

Thank Jeroen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined at Gusto Beach twice during our stay in Playa Samara recently. Both nights there was live entertainment and the meals were very good. Servers friendly - recommend!

Thank Bullies3
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food was delicious. Possibly the best chips and guacamole on the face of the earth. Pretty pricey for what it is, but you definitely pay for the amazing view. Good staff and amazing food. 11 of us ate here without a single problem. Everyone...More

Thank Jake C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Gustos had the most delicious smoothies in all of Playa Samara! Their location on the beach was awesome and when you needed wifi this was the place to be. Also the inside space was just spectacular! We really enjoyed our visits to Gustos!

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We visited all the best rated and recommended restaurants in Samara and Gusto Beach was a highlight. The ambiance was the best on the beach. The Tuna Tartar was by far the best I've ever had. But the real gem at this restaurant was our...More

1  Thank Megan J
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11 March 2017|
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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
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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, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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
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