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150 meters right after ICE agency, Playa Samara 001, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0741
Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Very good restaurant with fair prices. They only accept cash though so be aware. The restaurant is only a little bit off the beach; nice and quiet. The menu is vegetarian and has a lot of very good options. Enjoyed our two visits here.

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Thank Elizabeth P
Cincinnati, Ohio
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is great! I call it hidden because I think sometimes people don't try it because of the vegetarian menu. I can assure you that even the biggest carnivore will find the fresh homemade menu to die for.

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Thank CostaRicaTravelGuru
Fleet, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Overall was decent value, excellent eggplant parmigiana, such large portions we had to take leftovers home, huge glassed of house wine - what more do you want! Nice staff/manager, laid back service.

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Thank JamesCarter1970
San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little restaurant! The Egg Plant Parmesan is fantastic and so are the Fish and Chips. The lady that operates the establishment and the chef are super friendly. They introduced us to the drink Limoncello, which is now my personal favorite. I will definitely return on my next trip.

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Thank Tiffiney W
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We ate twice at this restaurant because three of our party were vegetarian. The food was good and the staff friendly. There were a variety of options - pasta being the base, with some soups. Good was very fresh and made from scratch. On our second visit three of us got fish from the attached fish grill shack. It was... More 

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Thank ipwalsh
Moncton, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, nothing great to say about this place. The food was extremely bland (gnocchi & curry with rice/tofu), the server was unsure of the ingredients re: dairy and gluten, and the atmosphere forgettable. With all of the wonderful options currently available in Sámara, I hope this location can make some changes for the better to avoid sinking in the wake... More 

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Thank foojunkie
Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

My husband and our 4 teenage girls had a beautiful lunch here at Ahora Si and all agreed it was our favorite restaurant in Samara. We had super tasty eggplant parmesan, really rich and cheesy and yummy and large serving of gnocchi, quacomole w/ veggies, fettucini w/ a creamy mushroom sauce, and lasagna. Everyone was happy with their food and... More 

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Thank Norberts180
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The staff here were quite entertaining (!) and the food was not bad, though it was odd to be served pasta in a sauce that tasted like nothing so much as sweet custard...

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Thank Jon S
Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Real tico feel with a great vegan menu. Greeting was friendly by Laura our server who gave us these awesome karma menus with wonderful sayings in them. I imagine written by local children. example (I woke up today so happy I have water to dink clothes to wear and the sun is shining thank you God) Wow compared to our... More 

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Thank George P
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

This place is outstanding. Our family had lunch and it was amazing, truly home cooked meal! Delicious ! Great ambience and fantastic food ! Highly recommended! This is a family owned restaurant ! It's a great option not just for vegetarians but also for any one looking to get a great meal for themselves or for the whole family!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 meters right after ICE agency, Playa Samara 001, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0741
Description
First and only vegetarian,vegan,raw restaurant in town...happy to serve everybody with tasty & healty food made with Love for Life

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