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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: Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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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  • 0
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  • 1
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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
pizza delight

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
rikkitikki2015
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St Ives, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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St Ives, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great food, bottom line. Nice staff that speak english and they have english menus if you'd like. Both the wraps and pizzas are awesome. Simple food with a flair, making it exceptional. We live in Guanacaste and "stay-cation" in Arenal...and Moya's is a must do...always. From the pizzas to wraps to traditional "dinner" items, it's all good.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

After a 6 hour drive from Montezuma we were looking for a place exactly like Moya's. Good music, laid back vibe and good food. I ordered a Hawaiian pizza and my girlfriend had a chicken wrap that were both delicious.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

We went there for a much need break from casados. The place is very cool and the open front invites you to just sit and relax, watching ticos living life. We ordered garlic bread and two pizzas. They are huge and probably one will be enough for a nice lunch. I asked for a change in mine and the cook... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Best Costa Rican food I had during our week long stay. Very authentic and tasty. We had the Costa Rican breakfast. Both veg and chicken dishes were fantastic. Pura vida!

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Niceville, Florida
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273 reviews 273 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a nice little open air restaurant in town. Food, service, and value were all very good. So much so, that we returned for another dinner that week. Locals and gringos. Plenty of people watching!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Nice place for yummy pizza - beer and wine only - Connie is a super waitress. Lots of gringos hang there. Recommended.

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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, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?