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Mamma e Papa

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Perezoso Road, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5336
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Italian food

The food here was so good, we wound up going back twice during our recent stay. The pesto sauce in particular is excellent. And they have the best pizza in the area too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
snap2000NJ
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New Jersey
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food here was so good, we wound up going back twice during our recent stay. The pesto sauce in particular is excellent. And they have the best pizza in the area too.

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Colorado Springs
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is not any common place to eat. The food is quite exceptional. The owner, Enzo and his lovely wife have set the bar very high for quality food in this area. This is the first time that I have given 5 stars to any place. I was most impressed.

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1 Thank 5Roses
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was really a very good restaurant, we loved it. Pasta and pizza as if you were in Italy. The owners are nice and the food is good.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Ojochal every year for 5 years and we always go multiple times to Mamma e Papa. The owners are very nice and we are happy with the service and food. You should try it!

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Elkton, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family dinner out over the holidays and enjoyed our meal. Ambiance is very nice and the Pizza was great!

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Thank Carapache
phoenix
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Ojochal for a couple of months in spring of this year. As we were on a tight budget, eating out was a bonus to us. We ate at a couple of places in Ojochal and Uvita but this place was our favorite. The owner was extremely gracious, service was wonderful and the food was outstanding and unlike... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we come down to Costa Rica, my family and I try to make a stop at Mamma e Papa because I haven't been able to find home made pasta like that anywhere else. You can tell that the pasta is fresh and wonderful and the chef spends a lot of time creating his sauces. My only complaint would... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My boyfriend had a pizza, which was very good. I had the home made pasta which I didnt like, it was thick and rubbery and the sauce tasted like it came from a can. The waiter noticed I didn't like it but didn't ask why or tried to fix it and wanted to charge me for it even if I... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to Costa Rica for many years and our favorite restaurants are in Ojochal, Mamma e papa is one of the more popular restaurants in Ohochal. The food is very good, and so is the service and atmosphere. The menu is varied and mostly Italian food. Pizzas are great.

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Thank andynovins
Ojochal, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I've lived in Ojochal for 5 years and this is one of my favorite places to eat (even though it is located directly across from my property in Ojochal). The owners are from Italy and I can call them my "friends". All of the locals and returning tourist HIGHLY RECOMMEND this "one-of-a-kind" restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Perezoso Road, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2786 5336

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?