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Moya's Place

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Pizza, Italian, South American, Central American
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Downtown Arenal, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
26944001
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Description: Arenal's sacred refuge for supreme tranquility. There aren't a million...
Arenal's sacred refuge for supreme tranquility. There aren't a million signs, but the food and ambiance say it all! Amazing wraps, pizza, and other unique cuisine.
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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
Great food with great company!

We loved having dinner at Moya's! Delicious food and cozy atmosphere. Highly recommend the Happy Burrito and the Curry Chicken. Reasonably priced and excellent service. Thank you for your hospitality! We'll definitely be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lindsey P
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved having dinner at Moya's! Delicious food and cozy atmosphere. Highly recommend the Happy Burrito and the Curry Chicken. Reasonably priced and excellent service. Thank you for your hospitality! We'll definitely be back.

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Waterloo, New York
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a margarita pizza and fresca.Something was a little off...Too much sauce and lack of flavor.It wasn't too busy and seemed to take a long time to get the bill.Nice decor inside,,,They could use more vegetarian options.

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1 Thank Mreightcourse
Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Ambiance, good food. The only detraction is it is located on a busy street where the noise and fumes from the cars and trucks ruin the otherwise nice environment. I would suggest sitting as far as possible from the street - won't help with the noise, but will help with the exhaust fumes.

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1 Thank Nelson d
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Farm pizza - lots of meat. The crust was nice and crispy, the veggies had just enough crunch, just enough cheese - not too much. One pie was enough for two adults. If I lived here, thus would be a regular stop.

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Thank Teri G
Durham, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 17 descended upon Moya's one night and left full of great food and impressed with the great service. You can imagine how hard serving a group of 17 can be, but our great waitress was very attentive and the food came out fast and hot. Our family had a yummy pasta dish and the boys had hamburgers.... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe I'm just in love with the freshness of ALL the food we ate in CR but I've been home for a few weeks now (still going through photos) and I still remember the wrap sandwich I had at Moya's ! The food was fresh and delicious. It's easy to find on the corner as you drive through Nuevo Arenal.... More 

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Thank Jmarie0123
New Jersey
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moya's place is a cute restaurant in the small town of Nuevo Arenal. The food was amazing! The pizza was good but the burritos were excellent! Fair pricing and exceptional service

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Thank traceymichael
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was really good,however the one server was very busy and we would have ordered a second and maybe third round of drinks but never had the chance. I was asked if I wanted a second beer when she cleared our plates:-/

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Thank jsher
Wasilla, Alaska
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The locals all recommended we eat here so we gave it a try. We agree, it's one of the best places to eat in Nueva Arenal. Don't go if you're in a hurry as its not a fast food place. They make a thin crust pizza and it's very delicious.

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Thank jburnsey
San Antonio de Escazu
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cold beer, good pizza and pasta. Crazy decor that keeps you wondering if you are really in Costa Rica . Great location, easy to find in the center of Nuevo Arenal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Downtown Arenal, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Nuevo Arenal
  • Phone Number: 26944001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian, South American, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic

Description

Arenal's sacred refuge for supreme tranquility. There aren't a million signs, but the food and ambiance say it all! Amazing wraps, pizza, and other unique cuisine.

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