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Restaurants

  • Daily from 11am until Midnight
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Pizza Bar A'Mozzarella

When walking around Samara make sure you walk up Center St. and find the little street side pizza bar called A'Mozzarella. As the name says they are serving up fabulous pizza and drinks. Relax with your friends, listening to great music. Enjoy the tasty pizza by the slice or whole. Daily speicals and evening events too!

  • Lunch
  • 12pm-4pm
  • Dinner
  • 5pm-9:30pm
  • Closed Monday
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Restaurant Chez Nous

Restaurant Chez Nous is surrounded by the beautiful gardens of the Hotel Tropicale in Carrillo. Located 300m from the beach and serving up gourmet meals made with the freshest seafood, meats and vegetables available. All with a French flair in a colorful and tropical open air dining room.

  • Open Daily 5pm-2am
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Media Luna Tapas & Vinos

Media Luna Vinos & Tapas Lounge in Samara offers a chill environment for a relaxing evening out. With music at the perfect level for conversation, large comfy seating, and a nice selections of wines, cocktails, and tapas (including Pistachio encrusted fish bites, Coconut shrimp, Gazpacho, Cheese plates and more), Media Luna is a favorite for people looking for a unique, hip ambiance. To keep things fresh, Media Luna offers special events and live music on Thursdays and Saturdays, so when you are in Samara visit Media Luna and enjoy!

  • Open daily
  • 3pm - Midnight
  • Credit Cards Accepted

El Lagarto Steakhouse and Seafood Restaurant

El Lagarto Steak house in Samara has been severing top quality bbq’d meats and seafood since 1998. With a reputation for grilled to perfection meats, fish and amazing veggies. The full menu offers more than just meat dishes. Also on the menu is a wonderful desert selection, wines and cocktails. Enjoy a great meal in a wonderful atmosphere in Samara. The perfect location for your special event too.

  • Open 7am-11pm Monday-Thursday
  • 7am-2am Friday-Sunday
  • Happy Hour 5-6 pm
  • WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lockers
  • Live Music
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Gusto Beach Restaurant

Gusto Beach restaurant opened in 2010 from an idea that Stephen and Stefanie from Rome to create a beach front cozy and romantic atmosphere to Costa Rica. Each year it is redesigned and keeps getting better. The kitchen offers a multi-ethnic atmosphere. Wine lovers can chose from the great selection of international wines. White sheets, pillows, warm wooden furniture and comfortable chairs set the new trend on the beach day and night. Opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Gusto Beach offers summer dishes, sandwiches, pasta, pizza, salads and excellent tartar and fresh fish carpaccio. The Tropical Beach Bar serves delicious smoothies, fruit cocktails, large jugs of mojito cocktails to sip along with snacks at sunset, accompanied by Latin and lounge music.

  • Tuesday-Sunday
  • 4pm-9pm
  • Dinner
  • Ocean View
  • Mountain View
  • Pick-up
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Mamma Mia Pasta Restaurant – La Posada B&B

Mamma Mia Pasta Restaurant in the La Posada B&B in Playa Carrillo serves homemade style pastas made fresh daily for dine in with amazing sunsets, take out or cook at home. Chef Marcelo is from Argentina and specializes in Sorrentino & Tagiatelle.

  • Open 6 days a week
  • 5pm-11pm
  • Closed Monday for the slow season
  • A/C
  • WiFi
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Mama Gui Restaurant & Bar

Stylishly decorated to bring a NYC charm appeal to Samara. Flamboyant wallpaper, wall graffiti, fully air conditioned and soft-comfy pillows! The menu reflects chef Gigio Palazzo whose international experience spans from his native Italy to Greece, Great Britain and the United States. Primarily based on organic and in-house cured meats and fresh fish, the menu offers seveal vegetarian options. Mama Gui strives to find and support local organic-hydroponic food suppliers. The newly added bar features mixed cocktales served with a flair. 

  • 7 days a week
  • 11am - Midnight
  • Happy Hour 2x1 Margaritas everyday from 5-7 pm
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Flying Taco

The Flying Taco is Playa Samaras newest hotspot and with events almost every night of the week, including the world famous TACO JAM open mic sessions on Wednesdays, karaoke nights, guest bands and the best tacos in town it’s easy to see why.

  • 7 days per week 7AM - 12PM
  • WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Lo Que Hay Bar & Taqueria

Lo Que Hay Bar & Taqueria ecompasses the pura vida lifestyle. Its ideal beachfront location, great food, and friendly staff will definitely enhance your stay here in Samara. Enjoy a variety of themes such as Taco Tuesday and movie nights as well! You will be soaking in the beautiful Costa Rican sun while enjoying a delicious meal or a refreshing cocktail. You can’t go wrong with Lo Que hay.

 

  • Open 6-10pm
  • Closed Monday
  • WiFi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Dinner
  • Live Music
  • Credit Cards Accepted

El Colibri Argentine Steak House

El Colibri Argentine Steak House is the premiere steak house from Carrillo to Nosara. With two locations you are never far away from a great, cooked to perfection meal. In Playa Carrillo El Colibri has been satisfying clients since 2008 and with a new location in Playa Guiones the fans in Nosara don’t have to drive far anymore for and amazing steak. El Colibri is a family run restaurant adding to every meal their passion for superior and consistent quality. Visit either location and be treated like family.

  • Bohemia Cafe is closed for holidays from April 21st until June 14th.
  • Open 7:30am-3pm Monday-Friday
  • Closed Saturday & Sunday
  • WiFi
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Bohemia Bouticafé

Amanda is the creative owner of Bohemia Bouticafé which is located on Center St. just behind Casa del Mar. This wonderfully decorated café has a bright, breezy and tropical feel that encourages you to sit back, relax and enjoy a superior cup of coffee with your morning breakfast. The seating is comfortable and with the soothing music in the background you can while away hours reading, writing or surfing the net. This is the perfect meeting place for a light lunch and an afternoon coffee break or iced tea. The perfect place to meet your freinds and catch up!

  • 6pm - 11pm
  • Closed Tuesday
  • WiFi
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Oh La La Restaurant & Lounge

Oh La La Restaurant & Lounge offers their guests an innovative dining experience. The Chef has developed a variety of dishes of international cuisine. Signature dishes use fresh, high quality products such as goat cheese made in house and many organic produce, homemade gnocchi and pasta, and gluten-free pasta to satisfy those with allergies. With two chefs, one from France and the other from Costa Rica, they have been working together to please and to surprise their guests with amazing and unique daily specials at a very affordable price, but always maintaining the superior quality and taste.

  • Monday-Saturday
  • 7am-5pm
  • Sunday
  • Closed
  • WiFi
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Princesa Panaderia Bakery

Panaderia Princesa will be the tastiest part of your day. While they are well known for their daily soup, sandwich and pizza specials, they also serve hot and freshly made baked goods that will keep your mouth watering all day long. Do you have a special event approaching? They also offer made-to-order cakes and sandwich-pastry party platters. Or, just stop in for a fresh cup of coffee and ice cream. Treat yourself, you deserve it! Follow our Events Calendar for updated Daily Specials.

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  • A/C
  • WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Live Music
  • Delivery
  • In Town
  • Late Night

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  • Open 8am-10pm
  • Breakfast 8am-11am
  • Closed Wednesday
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Fiesta Crep

Fiesta Crep is a family run crepe restaurant in Samara. Benedicte & Jiji from France will make you feel at home. Open daily serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from 10am - 10pm you will come back often. With a wonderful selection of crepes and other items that will please the whole family. Stop in and see Benedicte & Jiji today! They speak English, Hablan español, Ils parlent français!

  • Open 6- 9pm Daily
  • Reservations greatly appreciated
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Montelaguna Italian Restaurant

A brand new restaurant has just opened, located in the Montelaguna Boutique hotel. Enjoy a wonderful meal prepared by two chefs, one from Italy the other from France.  Eating in the open air dining area under the stylish roof with a cool tropical breeze and surrounded by a lush garden creates a wonderful and relaxing ambiance. Located 10 minutes from Samara and 5 minutes from Carrillo. Enjoy the quality of the Signature dishes on the menu. Reservations recommended. Dinner service daily from 6:30pm-9pm.

  • Open daily 9am-8pm
  • WiFi
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Luv Burger

Welcome to Luv Burger! This funky deli-style vegan restaurant is located at the entrance of Samara. On the menu you can find the world famous veggie burger made without soy or gluten, yuca fries, home made raw chocolate mousse and their very own Karmic Kambucha. Fresh, new and exciting daily specials such as fresh rolls, raw soups and homemade raw power balls. Also on the menu are all natural smoothies. Luv Burger is a healthy alternative for eating well and eating right. Luv Burger...saving the world one burger at a time.

  • Open 11am-1am
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Live Music
  • Late Night
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Bar Arriba

Bar Arriba is the place to go to party in Samara! During the day it is a sports bar with a full kitchen serving up favorites such as Meatball Subs, Wings, Burgers and Fries, Philly Cheese Sandwiches, Wraps, Salads and much, much more. In the evenings the kitchen is still open and the Dj’s turn Bar Arriba into a cool open air dance club with daily drink specials and events. Sit on the Mardi Gras style balcony and watch the people come and go all night long.