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Playa Jaco, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2255
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“costa rica” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Playa Jaco, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I pass this restaurant and hotel several times a day and forget how good it really is. Stopped there again last night with friends and each person was pleasantly surprised with the quality, service and price. Highly suggest trying this hidden gem out

Thank KangaKev123
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Super italiana Really enjoyed this pizza .Had the Bolan a's pasta homemade Spaghetti so light and delicious nice plum sauce and meat sauce Truly one of the best in joco

Thank carbone1336
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My hubby and I had an amazing dinner last night! I was craving Italian, and thought what the heck - let's give it a shot! We are from Philly, and have traveled all over Italy ....this place is superb! We found out later when speaking...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Yes, the dining room is very basic - tables, chairs, flatscreen TV - but the food is the draw. I ate at Amapola maybe 10 times over the last two weeks, and all meals were very good. The menu doesn't change, and I homed in...More

1  Thank 1ProfessorCat
Reviewed 7 August 2015

What a great surprise! One of the best authentic Italian meals I've had outside of Rome. We had caprese, house Chianti, one of the house specialty pizzas, a fish with parm rizotto dish, tiramisu, finished with home made lemonchello. The wait staff was very attentive...More

Thank donnymisk
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I have walked by this place multiple times in the past few weeks. Today since I was in the area I tried it out. Good choice. Servers and owner very friendly and all spoke English (I was on my way to a Spanish lesson). Nice...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 10 March 2015

It was a great meal and a good price the very helpfull i do not know spanish but everything worked out well.The chcken parm was the best i have had outside of canada and the spagety w/ bolanyies sauce was off the hook.

Thank jerrykirkpatrick
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Excellent food and service. I recommend the chicken parmigiana which was exquisite. I'll definitely go back next time I'm in Jac0.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I stayed in the Amapola hotel for business in Jaco. The hotel was ok as the beds were uncomfortable so I ended up pulling the mattress off of one and putting it on top of the other bed and sleeping that way. When I arrived...More

2  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 12 April 2013

The Amapola, at the extreme southern end of Jaco, serves real Italian cuisine al fresco. We enjoyed chicken and a steak, served in a nice sauce with fresh vegetables. White tablecloths, a touch of elegance and tiramisu for dessert (of course every tiramisu in the...More

Thank bishikawa
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Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jaco, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 2255
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