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Route 180 | Arenas Commercial Center, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4085
17:00 - 22:00
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Boone, Nc
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found Tubla's in January 2016 while vacationing in Playa Flamingo, about a five-minute drive from this extraordinary eatery. To be sure, we've eaten in dozens upon dozens of some of the best Italian restaurants in the world, but I swear this deliciously simple restaurant is clearly among the top. We must have eaten at Tubla's five times last year,... More 

Thank oldbutwilling
Chandler, Arizona
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are craving pizza on your trip, then you can indulge the Tubla. Again, plan on a wait, even if you have a small party. Service is slow, and pizza is good.

Thank Wendy H
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have been to this place about 7 times in my travels to the area. (family house) and this is one of my two favorite places to eat. Every meal I have had is amazing. From the gnocchi, to the seafood pasta to the pizza. The flavor is great and the service is acceptable. I suggest trying it, and if... More 

1 Thank wengleby
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Have visited Playa Flamingo a number of times. Always plan to go to Tubla's at least once. Excellent wood-fired pizza and friendly staff.

Thank brad w
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the hospitality we experienced from start to finish. Although this was our first visit, we felt welcomed as familiar customers. Both my wife and I had pasta dishes which were excellent. Saw the great looking pizzas going to other tables--I'll be back to try one! Great food, excellent, friendly service.

Thank richardcQ5312RQ
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Tubla and were happy again with our meals. The wine was great, the pizza was tasty and limoncello was wonderful! Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank MaureenJacobs
Dana Point, California
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Like the sun rises each day, you can count on us to return to this little slice of Italian heaven! For almost 8 years we have been enjoying the wood fired oven pizza, eggplant parmessan, tirramassu, Panna coppetta, appetizers......etc! Owner Daniel and his wife, both from Italy, are always there to welcome us home. Miss this and you have missed... More 

Thank Tom B
Larkspur, Colorado
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has decent Italian food, considering you are in Costa Rica. We ordered take out food twice from it. Since the kids like pizza, it is hard to go wrong. Again, remember you are in Costa Rica and not in the states.

Thank Lloyd837
Missouri City, Texas
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I recently had dinner there and it was very good. We shared a shrimp, avocado, green leaf salad and it was extremely fresh and excellent. The salad was the perfect size for sharing. We had the supreme pizza - it was thin crust - I would have liked to see a little less sauce - it made... More 

Thank yrltexas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Quaint little joint run by a couple --- pizza was fantastic! Lots of variety and reasonable with pricing.

Thank shifli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 180 | Arenas Commercial Center, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Flamingo
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4085
Flamingo's best Italian restaurant option with great thin crust pizza cooked in a wooden oven.

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