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“your in Italy when you come to eat”

Los Platillos Voladores
Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Nuevo Arenal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
nuevo arenal
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“your in Italy when you come to eat”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I could eat here every day!! the food!! the chef!! the wife!! the food!! everything is soooooo fresh and yummy. they love life and food and you can tell when you stop. The best meatball sandwich i have ever had and the pasta mmmmmmmm.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Ron S
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ummo66, Propietario at Los Platillos Voladores, responded to this review, 7 January 2016
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Grazie mille!!!
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  • Dutch first
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English first
California Desert, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Family atmosphere”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

If you want to try some real home made food like it was made in your grandmothers kitchen stop here. The place is small but it is run by "big hearted" people. The pizza was amazing (my son ate one by himself and it wasn't a small size!), tortellini where freshly made in front of us, the same with the fettuccine. Everything was just delicious. The owners are extremely nice and make you feel like home right away. I hope we can go back and visit again.Thank you for the wonderful culinary experience!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank edistef
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Grazie =)
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Manta, Ecuador
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tasty food and wonderful, welcoming people”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

The food is wonderful, fresh, and delicious! We ate there several times, and they also delivered to our house--delivery is rare in Arenal. They don't have a delivery car, so they arranged for a local taxi to pick-up and deliver the food!

Emi and David are amazing, loving people, and I miss the hugs I'd get whenever we visited, or saw them around town.

Pura Vida! Pamela

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank TravelinCpl_2
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ummo66, Propietario at Los Platillos Voladores, responded to this review, 7 January 2016
Thank you =)
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Sunrise, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best ever”
Reviewed 20 June 2014

My Husband and I are staying in Nuevo Costa Rica for 3 months and I heard about this restaurant and how great it is. We decided to try it and we were so thrilled. We both agree we have never had such authentic yummy Italian ever. The owners were so kind and gave us a lot of information about Arenal. I had pasta Bolognese and my husband had pasta with the red sauce and we also had to try the pizza-it looked so good. Well we said we can always take it with us and guess what it was to incredible that we only took a few pieces of pizza home. We are very excited to return so yummy. Thank you for a wonderful meal and company
Ron and Sharon

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank S C
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Grazieeeee!!!!
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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A little taste of Italy!”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

If you want a piece of True Italian Food.... look no further!!!!
The restaurant is small, welcoming and clean! The owners make you feel like family! The food was true Italian flavors and rich in homemade sauces. The portions were large in size, enough to share between my husband and I and still leave FULL! My Daughter ordered the Tortellini!!!! it was Really good and would be recommended highly by her! We also ordered the Pizza!!! I would order it again and again......it really was THAT good! The prices were affordable for the quality of food!
I would recommend this restaurant to friends and family ever in Nuevo Arenal! And my family and I will be visiting that restaurant again!!! you will leave with a smile on your face and a full belly! Thank you!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Sigrid F
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ummo66, Propietario at Los Platillos Voladores, responded to this review, 7 January 2016
Thanks so much!
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