Welcome to Villa Italia
Real Italian Cuisine in Playas del Coco
Typical Italian restaurant located a few steps from the main Boulevard of Playas del Coco. Fresh and strictly Italian products. True Italian cuisine in Guanacaste. Sophisticated, intimate and relaxing environment where you can enjoy excellent Italian dishes. From typical regional appetizers, to homemade first courses according to grandmother’s recipes, to carefully selected meats and fresh fish.
Our menu offers freshly cooked dishes every day. Like the desserts of our pastry chef.
We specialize in the preparation of handmade and homemade pasta, based on natural and organic ingredients, such as farm eggs and flour.
Among our types of pasta you can taste Tagliatelle, Gnocchi, Stuffed Pasta and house specials: Tagliolini with squid ink and vegan Strozzapreti; each accompanied by the sauce recommended by Susanna, our Chef, who will prepare all your dishes directly in the open kitchen and where you can be a direct spectator.
Saffron, truffle, bacon, extra virgin olive oil and Parmesan cheese will be the gourmet options on the menu, followed by the typical Bolognese, tomato and basil and seafood.
We also think of our vegetarian and vegan and gluten intolerant customers with a full menu page dedicated only to you!
The meats are carefully selected by us and come from the best cattle ranches in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. We offer the best cuts and preparations for your palate.
We propose you from the classic grilled tenderloin or the simple but delicious chicken with rosemary, or the most elaborate second dishes, prepared with organic coffee from the Naranjo mountains, to the unique explosion of the loin cut with exotic fruits and honey or the recipe more famous of our restaurant: chicken fillet cooked in balsamic vinegar of Modena, with flakes of Grana Padano and acacia honey.
We also offer second courses of fresh fish, prepared by our Chef: raw, baked or grilled, from tuna to lobster and seafood.
In our restaurant you will find the classic desserts: tiramisu, panna cotta, mascarpone cream, each fresh and delicious, accompanied by chocolate or fresh seasonal fruit.
For sweet lovers, there will be a vegan cake: an explosion of 70% of Belgian dark chocolate filled with strawberries, without eggs or milk, suitable even for the most demanding tastes!
An accurate research of wines from the most famous Italian wineries, from young reds, to barricades, to white wines served at their optimal temperature.
You will be welcomed directly by the Italian owners Susanna (Chef of Italian Cuisine) and Andrea (Bar Tender and Sommelier) together with their staff.
We also offer the possibility of celebrating special events such as birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.
Your vacation in Villa Italia
If you want to stay overnight at Playas del Coco, and you don’t want to stay in the Hotel, Villa Italia offers you three comfortable apartments / suites equipped with all comforts.
What our clients say about us
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