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La Dolce Vita

Esterillos Oeste, Quepos Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
6 Nov 2015
“Was expecting better”
24 Feb 2015
“Skip it, no really... Skip it!”
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Esterillos Oeste, Quepos Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

After reading the reviews, we had high expectations for La Dolce Vita but were underwhelmed, mostly by the food. Bruscetta consisted of toasted white bread topped with tomato sauce. Pasta with Red Sauce Al Tonno was made with canned tuna. The lasagna wasn't bad, albeit...More

Thank iRufus
Reviewed 24 February 2015

My boyfriend and I got greeted by a nice man from Switzerland. He was only helping the restaurant for a later group reservation and you could really tell that he wasn't a waiter, not really coordinated and slow service. Although the service was ok, the...More

Thank Vanou89
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We wound up here by accident as our goal was El Gran Escape in Quepos but it was closed and looked like gone forever. So we walked the streets of Quepos and came upon this restaurant. My husband and I had two pasta dishes which...More

Thank acfan3
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Travelling with two young kids for 3+ weeks, one of the staples we were missing from our diets were pasta dishes of any kind. At A Dolce Vita near the bus terminal and the Best Western, we were thrilled by both the selection and the...More

Thank trvlbug72
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I've never had Italian food this bad. The pizza was frozen and had cheese singles as a topping. The fries were also disgusting. The waitress was unbelievably rude and obnoxious. So many other great local haunts in Quepos - stay away from this place.

Thank m_ella4
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This place has got proper home made pizzas that my husband fell totally in love with, and a spaghetti with bacon and broccoli that became my favourite during the days we stayed in Quepos. A beautiful little restaurante with a will-strong little lady owner that...More

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 2 December 2013

By far the worst restaurant experience in my life! Food was cold and cook was unbelievably rude As recommended from the cook personally we ordered a mix of three different lasagna. I do not even know how to begin describing this. Two of the three...More

Thank Katharina_travels
Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend tried this place the 2nd day of our stay and we went every night since. Nice looking place, nice owner and really good food. Dirty kitchen? I dont think so! Nice and clean every where. Will return.

Thank lapeorturista
Reviewed 17 November 2013

This is one of the worst experiences in Quepos, where food is usally very good even in simple local places BUT this place is really horribel I got a chance to take a look into the kitchen and was really shocked - it is dirty...More

Thank winmuc1
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Well, I cannot say that everything that is served by that restaurant is terrible, but at least the dishes we (3 of my friends and I) had were it! We were 4 german guys and were very hungry. Luckily the cook spoke german as well...More

1  Thank DerMeyer
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  • Address: Esterillos Oeste, Quepos Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: 866-539-0036
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