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  • star ratingAmazing Food! - We had amazing food and service here! From the bruschetta to the meatballs and chicken in a white wine-lemon better sauce, it was beyond compare. Loved this so much and... read more

    avatar thumb Stacie F
    February 3, 2024

    star ratingGreat Italian! - Lovely meal - fantastic bruschetta and delicious pizza to follow! Garlic bread as an extra thrown in! Attentive and friendly waiting staff. Would recommend if you like Italian!

    avatar thumb BillyBadders
    January 30, 2024

    star ratingA Great Experience - We had a delicious dinner at Victoria’s. The drinks and the food were excellent and our waitress, Keilyn was delightful.

    avatar thumb jvfradette
    January 28, 2024
  • star ratingBest Italian in Costa Rica - The food and service are phenomenal! This is the best Italian food I have had in Costa Rica!! Keilyn was very friendly and attentive. We will make sure to come... read more

    avatar thumb Jkleslie
    January 28, 2024

    star ratingItalian 🇮🇹 multi Bueno - Great food excellent service wonderful wine
    Definitely be back again
    The restaurant had a wonderful atmosphere we loved the pasta dishes

    avatar thumb Pauline M
    January 27, 2024

    star ratingGreat experience! - Excellent food, service and atmosphere! The lobster ravioli and caprese salad were so good! We were there with 3 couples and everyone loved their dinners.

    avatar thumb Kristi R
    January 26, 2024
  • star ratingAmazing Food - Amazing food, probably the best we had on the trip. I had a seafood pasta and my partner had the steak, both were 10/20 would recommend to anyone!

    avatar thumb Nathan S
    January 25, 2024

    star ratingGreat Food but Expensive - My husband and I stayed at Tulemar and this restaurant is right across the street and considered part of the property. It has great ambience and the food was outstanding.... read more

    avatar thumb Midwestresident1
    January 17, 2024

    star ratingDelicious! - Had an amazing dinner here. The staff, especially our server Callie were amazing. The food was delicious, the portions are big so I definitely suggest splitting unless you’re hungry.

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    December 22, 2023
  • star ratingBest dinner we had in CR 🇨🇷 - Drinks were amazing. Martinis, spicy basil margarita and wines were top notch. Desserts were beautiful. The garlic knots were heavenly.

    avatar thumb Tuana T
    December 15, 2023

    star ratingSlice of Heaven - There is not a single bad dish in the entire restaurant. The linguini with sausage and shrimp was to die for. My husband would go back to Costa Rica from... read more

    avatar thumb Janine S
    August 6, 2023

    star ratingGreat Gluten Free options, Incredible Service thanks to Jordi - One of the most incredible dining experiences I have had in Costa Rica. I have a gluten allergy and was so confident eating here and did not get sick, thanks... read more

    avatar thumb Cameron O
    July 5, 2023
  • star ratingFantastic service and great food - Service was top notch, our server was very polite and kind. He knew great english. Drinks, pasta and pizza were so good!! The restaurant itself was super clean and elegant... read more

    avatar thumb Jessica C
    June 17, 2023

    star ratingAwesome - THE BEST EVER hands down my favorite place. Jordi and Jazz are amazing best ever!! They were all so amazing and friendly. Laughed and had fun with you. Could not... read more

    avatar thumb Lily R
    June 16, 2023

    star ratingDelicious food! - We had pizza and salad. The food was exceptional, and the staff very nice. Eat in or take out. You will not be disappointed!

    avatar thumb CarmenG_11
    June 16, 2023
  • star ratingBest Italian Food in Town - The food was absolutely incredible! Our waiter, Jordy, was extremely attentive and charismatic. We really enjoyed hearing all he had to share. Jordy had excellent recommendations about the menu items... read more

    avatar thumb Christine B
    June 14, 2023

    star ratingA wonderful dining experience! - When we travel, we always try a different restaurant every night. We always choose our favorite place to eat for our last vacation evening. We chose Victoria’s. The power went... read more

    avatar thumb Marc S
    June 11, 2023

    star ratingDinner across the street - Pizza is excellent. Nice bottle of chianti too. They offer many Italian foods that everyone will enjoy. The desserts were good too.

    avatar thumb John M
    May 5, 2023
  • star ratingDelicious  - Delicious food, good prices and amazing service. Highly recommend. I had theirs in a salad and a pizza and both were delicious.

    avatar thumb CJanelS
    April 28, 2023

    star ratingExcellent restaurant - Excellent food and service. Our waiter, Nathan was very friendly and enthusiastic. All other staff members were good too. Strongly recommend this restaurant.

    avatar thumb Manali P
    April 9, 2023

    star ratingOur go to restaurant in Manuel Antonio  - We stayed across the street and as it turned out this became our favorite restaurant in Manuel Antonio. The waiter Nathan was a real delight and loved his “carrier not... read more

    avatar thumb garrycbc
    April 5, 2023
  • star ratingExcellent choice for dinner! - I was hesitant to go to an Italian restaurant while in Costa Rica but I am so glad we did. Everything from the service to dinner to drinks was fantastic.... read more

    avatar thumb Cool stuff with C
    March 19, 2023

    star ratingLovely meal, fantastic service - One of our favorite meals - fantastic food in a lovely atmosphere, and wonderful service. A bit of a rare gem in this area.

    avatar thumb simrenpriestley2018
    March 13, 2023

    star ratingBest Restaurant and Staff in Manual Antonio - Words can’t express how incredible this place is. We spent almost 2 weeks in Manual Antonio and we had dinner here 4 times. The food was absolutely amazing! Each time... read more

    avatar thumb Arek_Ski
    March 7, 2023
  • star ratingAnniversary trip - Best meal of our week! My husband would have returned for another meal if we had gone earlier in the week. The fresh tuna was excellent, the ambiance and service... read more

    avatar thumb BDiesel
    March 5, 2023

    star ratingGreat Italian food - We always visit Victoria’s Gourmet Italian restaurant during our time in Manuel Antonio.The food is fabulous especially the pepperoni pizza. The atmosphere is perfect. Some days they have live music.... read more

    avatar thumb genlu
    February 12, 2023

    star ratingAmazong Service - It was our last night in CR before we should leave to the Netherlands. So we wNted a spevial restaurant with good ambiance and good food. Without reservation wr arrived... read more

    avatar thumb Ton C
    February 10, 2023
  • star ratingWent there twice.  - We ate at victoria We ate at Victoria the 2nd night That was the Italian I just got a Caesar salad k Ken got meatballs and spaghetti We got the... read more

    avatar thumb chattygirl7491
    February 6, 2023

    star ratingBest Italian food, martinis and wine selection in Costa Rica - I’m from and Italian family and an Italian food aficionado and this is the best Italian food I’ve found after traveling to various parts of Costa Rica more than a... read more

    avatar thumb JohnCacciutti
    January 26, 2023

    star ratingGood food, friendly and helpful server, nice live music. - We had a seared tuna appetizer, seafood pasta and chicken franchese. All very good. Excellent bottle of Chilean carmenere recommended by our server Elliott, who also offered to drink the... read more

    avatar thumb Eric V
    January 25, 2023

Victoria's Gourmet Italian Restaurant IconVictoria's Gourmet Italian Restaurant

Manuel Antonio, First floor in Cockatoo Building Across from Tulemar Resort

4.3 221 reviews

  • Avatar Gabe Shaikh ★★★★★ a day ago
    Delicious food, gracious service, live music - it was a great dinner! Pura vida
  • Avatar Cory Davis ★★★★★ 2 days ago
  • Avatar Marco Comandini ★★★★★ in the last week
    Perfect service, since we got to the restaurant, the food was amazing, they were attentive at all times, the food got to the table fast and it was amazing.
  • Avatar Aubryn Gonzales ★★★★★ a week ago
    Best food for a great price and an amazing atmosphere!!
  • Avatar Javier Bravo ★★★★★ a week ago
    Great food, wonderful people, excellent service!
  • Avatar Helena Toledo ★★★★★ a week ago
    Melhor restaurante de Manuel Antonio!
    Comi o melhor raviolli recheado da minha vida. Qualidade da comida e serviço muito bom. Voltarei com certeza!!
  • Avatar Joao Lara ★★★★★ a week ago
    Todo estaba muy rico, desde las entradas, nos platos principales hasta el postre!
    Volveremos otras vezes aqui con certeza!!
    Nos encanto muchissimo!!!
  • Avatar Irene Hellvik ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
  • Avatar Dhruv Desai ★★★★★ a month ago
    The food was much better than we had expected, definitely the best Italian food we had during our stay in Costa Rica. The signature pizza was great. I’d recommend that and the primavera. Lot of good vegetarian options. The only problem … More we had was that it was a little pricey for what we got and there was a lot of mosquitoes in the restaurant.
  • Avatar kevin perez ★★★★★ a month ago
    Victoria's gourmet Italian restaurant es una delicia, este lugar lo recomiendo a ojos cerrados, si quieres tener una experiencia italiana verdadera, los precios si son un poco elevados pero la calidad es muy superior en comparación … More con otras opciones en la zona, 100% recomendados
    La bruschetta es de otro mundo
  • Avatar Ian Thompson-Villeneuve ★★★★★ 2 months ago
  • Avatar Steffen Schneider ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Sensationell!
    Wir waren zum Abendessen dort!, Es war schon dunkel und das Ambiente mit den schlichten braunen Holzmöbeln und der sanften Beleuchtung war sehr einladend.
    Die Küche ist offen und man kann den beiden Köchen zuschauen, wie sie
    … More mit Ruhe Gericht für Gericht zubereiten.
    Man wird freundlich empfangen und die Kelner sind immer aufmerksam und schenken Wasser und Wein nach.
    Wir haben eine Caesar-Salat gegessen und zum Hauptgang eine Pizza „New Victorias California“ und Tuna Chipotle. Alle drei Gerichte waren Mega!
    Nichts auszusetzen!
  • Avatar Andrey J. Venegas ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    El lugar es genial y lo único que le falta es vista al mar.
    Tienen buenas botellas de vino 🍷
  • A Google User ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    El lugar es genial y lo único que le falta es vista al mar.
    Tienen buenas botellas de vino 🍷
  • Avatar Moni Llobera ★★★★★ 5 months ago
  • Avatar Jaime Diaz ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Best pizza ever !!!
  • Avatar Larissa Hill ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    We enjoyed a really delicious meal here. Yes, the prices are a bit more expensive than a local soda; however, they are completely justified for the elevated level of food you’ll receive. Well worth the splurge. To top it off, the service … More was also excellent, wonderful experience.
  • Avatar Jansen Wendlandt ★★★★ 6 months ago
    Great views with good food
  • Avatar keith paul ★★★★★ 6 months ago
  • Avatar Tony Brunswick ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    This place was amazing. Our family loved it. The food was a bit pricy but unlike some other places we dined at, this felt like it was worth the cost. We would go back.
  • Avatar Tony B ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    This place was amazing. Our family loved it. The food was a bit pricy but unlike some other places we dined at, this felt like it was worth the cost. We would go back.
  • Avatar Mike Martinez ★★★★★ 7 months ago
  • Avatar Annabel Lakin ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Really enjoyed the food at this place, would definitely recommend the chicken franchise, it was delicious. Quite expensive food but is consistent with the area which is generally quite pricy. Only problem we had was the server getting our … More order wrong but they were accommodating and made us the correct thing although didn’t apologise. Would definitely say it lives up the gourmet name and really enjoyed everything we ate here.
  • Avatar Ava Magnabosco ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    This was a great dinner spot with delicious food and a nice atmosphere. Highly recommend making a reservation since there are not many tables and seems they have a high volume of large parties, even on weekdays. For drinks, we got the red … More sangria which was yummy and had pretty garnish. The service was great, kind and quick service for the food. We were served a small garlic knot for bread, it was warm and the perfect amount to prevent us from spoiling our meals. The kitchen is very open which allows for an intimate experience with the food, the smells fill the restaurant. My brother had the special of the night, a lobster and shrimp ravioli in pink sauce which was amazing. The pizzas were delicious and both the sausage and pepperoni were flavorful. The seared ahi tuna appetizer with chipotle sauce was good and enough service for a meal. The tiramisu was good, but ultimately could be better. Overall it was a great dining experience! We highly recommend this place for a tasty and elegant meal at a reasonable price.
  • Avatar Coyaba Tropical Elegant Adult Guest House ★★★★★ 7 months ago
  • Avatar Esteban Saenz ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Excelente comida, muy atentos en el servicio, y el lugar es bastante ameno!
  • Avatar ParanoidFoxx ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Great restaurant one of the best in costa rica amazing shrimp, pizza, and pasta, also good gluten free pasta. great staff would recommend if visiting or in the area of monuel antonio.
  • Avatar Emily Gaff ★★★★★ 9 months ago
  • Avatar Kaitlyn Copeland ★★★★★ 9 months ago
    We stayed at Tulemar and ordered room service. This was an additional $3 in cash for delivery but well worth it. We chose the spicy pepperoni pizza which was delicious. I also highly recommend their brownie! In total, 16 inch pizza, brownie, … More and garlic bread for $40 including everything . Nice to have an option the kids like as well. Would 10/10 recommend.
  • Avatar Felipe Garcia del Real ★★★★ 10 months ago
    Nos lo recomendaron y no se equivocaron. Italiano con buena comida y ambiente muy agradable 👌
  • Avatar Nathan Bingham ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Our meals were delicious. The service was prompt and friendly. We loved the music!
  • Avatar Jordan Atherton ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Great food, exceptional service.
  • Avatar Arek Rzadkowski ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    Words can’t express how incredible this place is. We spent almost 2 weeks in Manual Antonio and we had dinner here 4 times. The food was absolutely amazing! Each time I had pizza and it’s hands down the best pizza in the city. My wife who … More has a gluten allergy also had options which was a huge win and rare for an Italian restaurant and she says it was the best pasta she has ever had! My 2 year old who is the worlds pickiest eater would literally jump out of his seat every time his dinner was served - that alone is an award itself! What made this place extra special for us was the staff. Everyone was so incredible to me and my family every time we came in. I have to give an extra special shout out to our friend Elliot. He served us every night and words can’t explain how incredible he was. It’s like we were eating at his own home and he wanted to make sure every thing was perfect for us. My kid absolutely loved him and jumped at the opportunity to give him high fives every chance he got. He made sure my wife’s gluten allergy was always on top of mind and always made sure she was taken care of and we loved all the conversations we had during our time. Thank you Elliot and thank you for everyone at Victorias for making so many special memories that we will never forget. Pura Vida and we hope to be back again soon.
  • Avatar Katrina Kowalski ★★★★★ a year ago
    Stopped by for a late lunch in early November and had the place to ourselves! The service was top notch - everyone was prompt, polite, and friendly. We enjoyed the complimentary rolls, which came out warm with an oil dipping sauce and were … More very good! We tried the shrimp and spaghetti and meatballs and both were great! The plates were creatively decorated and the food was nicely presented. We were told to try the pizza, but the oven was being worked on so we'll have to try that on our next visit!
  • Avatar Dianne Smith ★★★★★ a year ago
    The food was great. They had the best bread I've ever had before a meal at a restaurant. The service was fast and very friendly. Loved it!
  • Avatar Jenni Moreno ★★★★★ a year ago
    The restaurant was so beautiful with all the openness. The staff was terrific, so friendly and on point. Most importantly the food was 5 star. I never wrote reviews but the food was so good! We got the bruschetta, best ever. One with cheese … More and one without for dairy restrictions and they were both were equally as good.
    The pasta pomodoro was divine and the chicken franchise was so light and ate very paste bite. Highly recc if visiting Quepos! We can’t stop talking about how delish it was!
  • Avatar Serge Kore Design ★★★★ a year ago
    The staff did their best to make us feel great, the only challenge was to get Italian quality food in Costa Rica, I believe Chef could do a better job.
  • Avatar victoria Castro ★★★★★ a year ago
    Service, amazing! Food, ohmygawwwwd! 🤤 ordered bruschetta for our app, steak and tuna and it did NOT disappoint. Highly recommend this place, will absolutely be going back my next stay.
  • Avatar Stine Barnholdt ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    Fabulous place. We almost feel like we are home in Italy.
    The service is over the top - totally professional.
    The food was great and totally Italian with a twist of Costa Rica❤️🌴 we loved it.
    Eat here if you’re in Manuel Antonio.
  • Avatar Vero_ Chill ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    2 Weeks Costa Rica trip: follow for more stops, rates & pictures.
    Victorias is a good place, not too expensive.. Portions are not big, how ever in flavor they can have a 10 from me. I show up to places hungry so usually need a sharable
    … More and my main dish. Their drinks are also pretty amazing. 📔✍ we had great service despite the thunderstorm going on as we arrived and throughout dinner.