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“The best”
Review of Villa Italia

Villa Italia
Ranked #10 of 108 Restaurants in Playas del Coco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Playa Hermosa, Cartago, Costa Rica
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“The best”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Ever since we discovered this restaurant 5 or 6 years ago it has remained my favorite. Andres is the best, food is always delish.....

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Expensive, but very good”
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Excellent food and excellent service. They had a nice wine selection and good atmosphere: a bit pricy, but a good place to go for a special occasion.

Visited April 2014
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“So glad we made the effort!”
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Villa Italia is just a bit off the main street but it did take us a few days of driving past the gravel road to finally notice the sign. We were also hesitant to go because we had our four children with us and this restaurant is known for being romantic. Although the owner/waiter hesitated a bit when we asked if it would be ok to bring our kids, he was very sweet and accommodating. The food was delicious with a beautiful presentation! And although our kids were very good, I must say that I would love to go back without them. :) It truly is a romantic restaurant.

Visited March 2014
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Vacaville, California
1 review
“The true hidden gem in Playas del Coco!”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Don't miss this one! It is down a rough gravel road about 4 blocks off the main street. You pass some rough looking houses and may not be the best to walk it at night. Taxi is $2 from most place or less. However when you get to this place it is fabulous. You are in a very beautiful back yard setting by the pool. Perfect lighting and the service is the best!! The four cheese gnocchi melts in your mouth. The best I have ever had. The Caserecce pasta "boscaiola" was incredible. The desert was just as amazing. Once I found this place I ate at it 3 times during my week stay. Perfect ambiance, perfect service and perfect food. The owner of the house is the waiter and his wife does the cooking. The price is great too! This truly was the best meal we had during our week in Coco. This is a must!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Randy G
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Collingwood, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice dinning room, good food, decent service.”
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

Food was hot. a little Americanized put cheece on everything.the first thing a native Italian, specially southern Italy will tell you they don't put cheece on everything. Waiter a little uptight. Bolognese a little flat. But not overpriced so worth visit.

  • Visited March 2014
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