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Dolce Vita

Main Road, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0107
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We loved this restaurant for the total experience - the ambiance (peaceful, softly lit, open-to-the-air, but covered), the al dente pasta, the savory flavors and the warm, welcoming owner, Roberto De Silvio. It was very heart-warming to know that you can get great Italian fare...More

Thank HellofromToronto
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a celebration dinner the day we closed on our new home in Nosara. Personal service from Roberto, the owner and full blooded Italian. Everything is amazing and fresh. The service was fantastic and the food is off the charts. Reasonable prices especially for...More

Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Hats off to Roberto and his staff. Our favorite restaurant in Nosara. Pasta is top notch, wine is superior quality and a generous pour! We love the ambiance under the rancho roof, in the open air. Consistently delicious......now I'm hungry just thinking about Dolce Vita.

Thank MountainPeace
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We make a point of visiting Roberto and staff every time we travel to Nosara. The food and service here never disappoints. We've found our favorite dish though so don't venture too far afield within the menu. Burrata and the pasta with ham and cream...More

Thank MaineLab_mom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I've driven past this restaurant many times over the years. Set back off the road, with a weathered sign, the place looked like a house in the jungle and we never gave it a second thought! This is the first time we tried it and...More

Thank hhts
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Trip Advisor, five friends and I decided to have diner at La Dolce Vita and we were so happy we did. As others have mentioned, Roberto is ever present assuring his diners of not only great food but a wonderful experience as well....More

1  Thank Janly
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Dolce Vita is one of the best Italian restaurants I have eaten at. The owner greeted us when we came in with a big Italian personality and continued as our waiter. He made wonderful recommendations and accommodated several picky eaters in the group. The wine...More

Thank Brent B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The owner of the restaurant is Roberto, and he is definitely Italian. The thick accent gives it away. I've been going there for years, and he always recognises us. There is a lot of detailed attention paid to the food. It's not just spaghetti and...More

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My husband and I had dinner here for my birthday. It was an amazing meal! Roberto serves delicious food and greets guests like long-lost friends. The Limoncello after dinner, gratis, was the icing on the cake!

Thank LizaBragg
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Roberto is such a friendly and helpful host. The dishes that he prepares are made the Italian way with love. The panzerotti with spinach and Gorgonzola is the best I've ever had. I dream about eating this dish. Yummy!

Thank CathyTheCostaRicaPro
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25 February 2016|
Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dolce Vita and La Luna in Playa Pelada are both wonderful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nosara
  • Phone Number: +506 2682 0107
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