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La Bruschetta

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Ocean Drive | Ciudad Neily, Pavones, Costa Rica
+506 2776 2174
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My family visited La Bruschetta recently and were very impressed by the fare. We ordered two pizzas, salad and a gnocchi dish and all were genuinely excellent. We were surprised by the massive portions too! The restaurant is located very near to the beach for sunset, is well presented inside and has a high chair. When we arrived at 6... More 

Thank Lachs76
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had really good pizza here! We went for lunch in the dry season, so the road that it's right next to was VERY dusty. I felt like every time a car or quad drove by we were eating and drinking in the dust. The pizza was really good, though, so It gets 4 stars from us!

Thank KHBicker
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is not the local flavor but is great food. There is something for you if you want pizza, gnocchi, appetizers, etc. The primavera salad was excellent.

Thank Rebecca9720
Ojochal, Costa Rica
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent eats and simple rustic but clean and comfortable rooms. Rosella is a great host Location along the awesome stretch of coastline with large rock outcroppings, and pocket beach make this a special place! Magical Wave of Perfection!

Thank Terraba2
Pavones, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have been eating at La Bruschetta for years, and it is always a treat! Rosella, The owner is happy and vibrant and always taking the extra step to make sure all customers are happy and satisfied. Never had a bad meal there. I am vegan and they cater to me to make exactly what i want every time, and... More 

Thank chentibob
Taipei, Taiwan
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Omg ! I literally ate her 4 nights out of 7 nights that I was there !!!! Amazingly great Italian good ! Rosella does it all !!! She's a one women show and a great host 👏🏻 If I lived there I would make it my life mission to marry her . Lol But really this is a must eat... More 

Thank cmesurf7
Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

They has someone in town passing out flyers and we decided to check it out. They had great pizza and gnocchis. Quite the surprise deep in Costa but it was great Italian food and really hit the spot about 6 days into a surf trip.

Thank pguidry
Cap-Haitien, Haiti
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Truly a pearl in the region. La Bruschetta is a beautiful restaurant with a beautiful view of the ocean. It is nicely located and the ambiance is welcoming. The staff and owner are attentive and the food well worth the the short drive to get there. When we arrived we were provided a comfortable and clean table and welcomed as... More 

Thank Robert D
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Excellent food and very accommodating. We concur with the reviews already posted. The food was awesome (fresh and home-made), the service was personable, a great atmosphere with the beach across the street. Well done!

Thank branchton
Seattle, Washington, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We enjoyed are last meal in Pavones at La Pina. We have some Italian food lovers and they were very happy. The special that particular night was beef and everyone that ordered was more than satisfied.

Thank Shirlee L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Drive | Ciudad Neily, Pavones, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Pavones
  • Phone Number: +506 2776 2174
Pavones lies around 15 km south of Playa Zancudo and on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Around 400 km south of the capital city San Jose, the best way to get to Pavones is via Golfito, from where you can catch a cab to here. The restaurant is just south of Rio Clara along the coastline.

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