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“Greg Stephan”
Review of Villa Italia

Villa Italia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 28 March 2021

The food here is outstanding! We have traveled the world, including many trips to Italy and I can truthfully say that Villa Italia is as good as it gets. The appetizers are delicious, especially the bruschetta and the sautéed tomatoes, the martinis are perfect, all of the pasta dishes are fabulous, the coffee-rubbed steak is to die for. If you don't come here while in Guanacaste, you are missing out on a fabulous dining experience. Without a doubt, our favorite restaurant in the area, and there are some great ones!

Date of visit: March 2021
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susanna g, Propietario at Villa Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2021
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Gracias por visitarnos y felices de que sus experiencia fué agradable.

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Reviewed 1 February 2021 via mobile

Soooo good! Great traditional Italian dinner. Coffee-encrusted tenderloin medallions, green stuffed tortellini that was great, and amazing tiramisu.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2020

We read the reviews for Villa Italia and decided that we had to give it a try. The pasta was just as promised - fresh and delicious. We had the ravioli boulonnaisse for an appetizer, and our dishes were the salmon ravioli and truffle pasta. The mushroom truffle pasta was so yummy. We've been to the truffle festival in Italy, and this dish leaves that great truffle taste in your mouth! So good. It was a bit spendy for the area, more than the fresh fish restaurants that we had eaten at, but it was a nice change from our nightly fresh fish. We definitely recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2020
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susanna g, Propietario at Villa Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2021
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Muchas gracias por visitarnos,fué un gusto atenderlos en nuestro restaurante.

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Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

The food is exceptional. Love the homemade pasta, the 4 cheese gnocchi, the mushroom truffle pasta, all excellent. The service is average and they charge a lot for a little Parmesan on your pasta (shouldn’t this be included in the already steep price?) but I won’t hold either against them in the stars as the food, location, and vibe are all so positive.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 9 December 2020 via mobile

Just left the restaurant. They have only been open a few days, but the food and service was amazing. The owner was training his team and working hard to get it right. This is Italian straight out of Italy. Never thought we would have a place here near our vacation home. It is one of our new favorites.

Date of visit: December 2020
Thank Russollini
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