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Mar y Sol

Tambor, Costa Rica
+506 8335 5300
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“best pizza” (6 reviews)
“the main road” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Tambor, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Little pizza place just along road 21. Friendly staff. Limited choice of pizzas (+-8), other dishes are offered as well. The pizzas we ordered were fine, thin crust indeed but all were burnt a little at one side. The prices are a bit on the...More

Thank EmenemNL
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Tambor with my family and went to mar y sol twice for dinner, absolutely loved this place! The owners are amazing people and we will never forget the beautiful dinners we had here. Highly recommend, you will not regret it!

Thank alex_andra9991
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed near this restaurant on a recent visit, we liked it so much we back a couple of times. True wood fired pizza that was absolutely delicious, thin crust and generous toppings. Effy , one of the owners was just a wonderful host, you can’t...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We stayed at the hotel for 1 week so we had to try the food. The pizza was some of the best pizza we had since we left Italy in 2010. Compliments to the chef

Thank capitalism1992
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Everything about Mar y Sol was simply great. From the wonderful owner Holly, to the fantastic dare I say it, Canadian cook, Emmett, we really enjoyed our stay and it was too bad we were only there for 1 night. His pizza which we had...More

Thank suzieqGRENADA
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We came over from Cobano to try the pizza and we were delighted, indeed. In addition to the great food, we also felt very welcomed by the warm couple who run the restaurant. If you're looking for a casual dining experience with superb pizza as...More

Thank PTP46
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Excellent food and friendly service. Love this place. A must when you are in Tambor. Are here several Times' during my stay.

Thank Fredrik L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Each room is uniquely decorated with its own hand-painted mural. It is about 5 minute walk to the beach in a natural setting. The hosts Mark and Holly treated me as on of the family. This is not a full-service hotel, it's better.

Thank Yvette N
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Large portions, great breakfast that gets your day started! Everett is a great cook, his specials are a great variety that everyone should be able to find something to enjoy! The wood fired pizza is one of the best I ever had! The shrimp stuffed...More

Thank vince p
Reviewed 8 March 2017

So, do you like Pizza? Heh, well, I came here thinking it was a seafood place, since it is a short walk from the beach, and I guess the word "Mar" in the name made me think seafood. Its pretty much all Pizza - though...More

Thank BorkdlynNYC
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Juan Manuel J
3 May 2017|
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Response from PTP46 | Reviewed this property |
When we were in the area in February and March 2017, they did not offer lunch. We certainly enjoyed dinner, though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tambor, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
  • Phone Number: +506 8335 5300
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An affordable restaurant that uses locally sourced ingredients to create amazing food! The restaurant is managed by staff who speak English, German, Spanish and Italian. Handmade tables and chairs, relaxing music and hip lighting. Our chef Maurizio is from Venice, Italy and cooks amazing pizza and other fun dishes. Most people who visit say we have the best pizza in Costa Rica if not anywhere!
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