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Moya's Place

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Pizza, South American, Central American
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Downtown Arenal, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
26944001
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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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  • 8
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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
Best meal of our 10 days in Costa Rica

Our extended family of six spent 3 days in La Fortuna, and stopped in at Moya's Place after a long day of adventuring. The food was FABULOUS! From the Curry Chicken salad, to the Margherita Pizza, to the Fettuchini and Calzone, it was perfectly delicious and very reasonably priced. I wish we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Our extended family of six spent 3 days in La Fortuna, and stopped in at Moya's Place after a long day of adventuring. The food was FABULOUS! From the Curry Chicken salad, to the Margherita Pizza, to the Fettuchini and Calzone, it was perfectly delicious and very reasonably priced. I wish we had stayed longer in La Fortuna so that... More 

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Allen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We all enjoyed our meal here. My husband particularly enjoyed the "spitfire" pizza which featured onions, jalapeños, and more.

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Moya's is a laid back spot to relax, a joy the music and have a good meal. After one casado too many, I landed at Moya's. The pizza is really good. Crispy thin crust, super sauce and the toppings are generous. The funky vibe is fun and the music is eclectic and soothing. Check out the murals. I will be... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stopped here on our way back from Lake Arenal, driving back to Fortuna. We didn't know what to expect from a pizza place in a small town in Costa Rica, but the food was great! We had a salad and 2 pizzas. With the pizza, they bring a tray of hot sauce, pesto, and cheese. The hot sauce was... More 

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Pineville, Louisiana, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

After a long drive from San Jose, Moya's was our first stop before making our way up the hillside to our home away from home. Located downtown and convenient to shopping and local activity, we found Moya's food to be authentic and delicious. It's a great place to unwind and enjoy WiFi and a cold Imperial too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Right on the main street. Friendly crowd great atmosphere and good food. Local singers perform at night. Pizza and pasta were awesome.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The town is full with expensive restaurants, we visited after going to the money sucker German bakery and we were so happy to find tasty food and great atmosphere

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Good time. Relaxed atmosphere. I had the 'Italian Heart Attack'. A wrap. Fortunately, I am not Italian, so it did not affect me. But, it is an excellent sandwich. There were four people in our party and everyone enjoyed their choices. Loved Connie.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Stopped here for lunch. It was relaxing to wait with a drink and watch the town walk by. The pizza was really good and so were the wraps.

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Phoenix, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

So far we have ate here once and it was very good. I had a wrap that was very tasty. The service was good and so was the atmosphere. We will go back. We are here a month.

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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, South American, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Doing business

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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