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Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula Restaurants

La Dolce Vita

  • in El Pueblito shopping center, 350 m north along road running parallel to beach Map It
  • Playas del Coco
  • Italian

Updated 04/18/2014

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This unpretentious restaurant hidden away in a shaded, pleasant courtyard gives diners a taste of life in Italy. Along with well-prepared Italian classics, there are some interesting local specialties like a colorful octopus carpaccio in pesto, and cappellacci pasta studded with lobster meat and zucchini with a sprinkle of peppermint. Seafood lovers should try the tuna tartar or the fettuccini with shrimp. The pizza boasts a thin, crisp crust. For dessert there's an intriguing panna cotta or classic tiramisú. If it's a romantic night, try to get a table outside next to the fountain and be sure to check out the selection of Italian wines.

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in El Pueblito shopping center, 350 m north along road running parallel to beach, Playas del Coco, 50503, Costa Rica

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Updated 04/18/2014


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