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Moya's Place

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Pizza, Central American
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Downtown Arenal, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
26944001
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, 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
Italian in Costa Rica, why yes!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Pineville, Louisiana, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Pineville, Louisiana, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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St Ives, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

we visited this restaurant on the recommendation from my son and his wife and was surprised at the quality of the pizzas, very satisfying, my son and his wife always pop in for a meal and a drink when passing through.

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We absolutely loved the food here! In fact, we were a little bummed that we were only going to get one meal here because we were traveling through. Such a beautiful area as well around Lake Arenal... one of our favorite drives in Costa Rica and we have been here for over 6 weeks! Back to the food, if you... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Our host recommended Moya's and we weren't disappointed. Dinner was great - my husband had pizza and I had a wrap - both were delicious.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had a terrific meal while visiting the area. There were 5 of us and we had an assortment of pizzas, pasta and grilled chicken dishes. They were all excellent, prepared well and very reasonably priced. Service was friendly, prompt and very helpful. We had supper on a Saturday evening and enjoyed the local activity on "main street" in Nuevo Arenal.... More 

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Address: Downtown Arenal, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 26944001
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Nuevo Arenal
Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
Cuisine: Pizza, Central American

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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, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Romantic, 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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